1. CustomerFacingTechweb101.pdfExecutive Brief Optimize the Customer Experience When Upgrading Your POS Today’s retail customers are more empowered than ever before. Their choices have proliferated and the notion of “if we...
  2. Outsourced-Sourcing-PT2B-100608VF1.pdfExecutive Brief Maximizing Your Relationship with Sourcing Agents Increasingly, retailers are turning over their sourcing operations to agents. In the past few years, we found that about a quarter...
  3. Outsourced-Sourcing-PT1B-2010-06031.pdfExecutive Brief The Due Diligence That Retailers Should Do Before Turning Sourcing Operations Over to an Agent This January, the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, agreed to turn over...
  4. Three-Stages-of-Retail-PLM-Adoption-2010-04301.pdfBY JEREMY RUBMAN The Three Stages of Retail PLM Adoption Including Five Myth Busters for Better Product Development Retailers who develop their own products have grown to appreciate the power of...
  5. Inventory-Effectiveness-200910191.pdfBY JOHN LONG, RON FLEISCHER AND JONATHAN MAYS Doing More with Less: Making Inventory More Productive Over the past year, many retailers have worked to better balance inventory levels with lower...
  6. AV-Supply-Chain-090825-SP1.pdfManaging a Supply Chain of Proprietary Products By Brooks Kitchel and Jonathan Mays To avoid falling into the pit of competing solely on price, many retailers have been trying hard to distinguish...
  7. Leaner-Retailing-0908242.pdfLeaner...
  8. When-Retailer-Becomes-Product-Developer-20090818-11.pdfWHEN RETAILER BECOMES PRODUCT DEVELOPER Lessons from Merchants That Know How to Innovate By Peter Brown and Amy Klaris To address the increasingly complex challenges of today’s marketplace,...
  9. Retail-and-Consumer-Goods-Strategy1.pdfRetail and Consumer Goods Strategy in Uncertain Times By Madison Riley and Michael Dart At a time of conflicting indicators, incredible volatility and a lack of historical examples, guessing how...
  10. Turning-the-Tables-0907201.pdfTurning the Tables: A Menu for Success in a Tough Economy By Todd L. Hooper, Partner While many restaurant chains and foodservice distributors were braced for a continued slow-down in...