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Is “Big” Data Still the Problem?

24.08.2018 by

As data storage technology improves – seemingly every day – retailers having “enough” data isn’t a problem anymore.  In fact, most companies already have (not only) a significant data pool, but also a large variety of business intelligence tools/programs with which to harness it.  From Business Intelligence tools, to Exception Based Reporting platforms, and countless other programs […]

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It begins… the new SALES TAX regulations… compliance and ongoing maintenance…

27.06.2018 by

IT BEGINS… as previously posted on the topic of SALES TAX… Overstock begins the process of correctly charging according to the 12,000 US tax jurisdictions, accurately collecting, timely remittance of sales tax due, and the most critical and arduous aspect of the process is the ongoing maintenance and management of the price file IOR (item […]

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“Moneyball” for Retailers

27.06.2018 by

  The article linked below is a great read on how Mike Trout; thru his first 1,000 games, stacks up to the all time greats thru their first 1,000 games. The term Money-Ball aka Advanced Metrics… was created and achieved notoriety by its use in baseball…  And while advanced metrics are at the core of […]

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Transforming Loss Prevention From a Cost Center Into a True Profit Driver

07.06.2018 by

Those of us that have had the privilege of working in retail loss prevention for a number of years have seen a clear evolution in the industry’s perception of our purpose.  The perception has shifted from us being thought of as the “cops” of the store; to being full business partners with valuable insights on […]

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