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2nd Annual Omni-channel Merchandising Benchmark

More than a decade after eCommerce became a highly viable channel and as the mobile channel continues to disrupt the industry, merchandising in retail is finally showing signs of a significant evolution. Unified or […]

2nd Annual Omni-channel Merchandising Benchmark

More than a decade after eCommerce became a highly viable channel and as the mobile channel continues to disrupt the industry, merchandising in retail is finally showing signs of a significant evolution. Unified or […]

3rd Annual Analytics in Retail

Now in its 3rd year, EKN’s annual Analytics in Retail industry benchmark is based on a survey of 200+ retailers. Consistent with findings of past studies, retailers continue to view analytics as extremely strategic, […]

Mobility in Retail

Mobility in retail has come of age through the rapid advancement in mobile technologies in terms of computing power, a powerful set of native functionalities (such as GPS, Wi-Fi & Blue Tooth device communications, camera, high-speed […]

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Striking Price Competitiveness & Customer Connection at Build.com - After several years of inventory rationalization throughout most retail segments, the industry looks to be reversing this trend and is going through an inventory build-up phase.  In the latest EKN Research study on product development, 42% of retailers are adding 500 or more SKUs in 2014. This SKU infusion creates a lot of pressure on
Retail Big Data: The Reality vs. The Hype… - Over the past quarter, I attended the traditionally busy season of retail user and industry conferences. Each conference offered a unique set of retailer stories and perspectives on ways to solve retail industry’s growing problems with data and its’ myriad of marketed ways to solve these problems by harnessing ‘Big Data’. EKN Research defines Big
3 Ways to Reduce Your Order Fulfillment Cost - When calculating cost of goods sold, free shipping can seem like a big cost burden. However, the reality is that for retailers, supply chain partners (i.e. suppliers and third-party logistics companies) and shipper carriers companies (i.e. UPS and Fedex), there are three order fulfillment cost drivers.

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