Data science isn’t only changing the retail game, it’s rewriting the rules Chief Scientist at Infor Dr. Ziad Nejmeldeen joined us on this episode of the Reinventing Retail podcast to talk about the impact of big data and predictive analytics across the retail industry. We learned that through the power of design-led user experiences, next-generation… Read more »
Halloween candy, costumes, and party prep are worth billions Temperatures might drop in the fall, but that doesn’t stop Halloween from being one of the hottest retail holidays of the year. Total Halloween spending is growing by 12% year over year, and shoppers are spending an average of $82.93 for the holiday—additionally, more than half… Read more »
RIS News Q&A with David Dorf RIS News recently sat down with David Dorf, Infor’s VP of Product Strategy, Digital & CX to discuss the current state of mobility in retail and the opportunities it offers retailers, as well as the challenges retailers face and things they should keep in mind as they adopt this… Read more »
How soon is too soon for holiday shopping? In an effort to appeal to early holiday shoppers—and maybe beat the competition to the punch—many stores have stretched the gift buying season to begin as early as mid-October. For some multi-tasking store goers, the ability to buy Christmas decorations alongside Halloween candy is a great convenience.… Read more »
Whether retailers have jumped on board with omni-channel or not, engaging with customers across every platform to enable personalized shopping experiences isn’t a new concept. But as retailers assess the multiple solutions to tackling omni-channel and struggle with the need to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, shoppers can’t tell the difference between retailers with seamless,… Read more »
For Levi’s, responsible sourcing and retail growth go hand-in-hand Fast fashion is one of the most profitable trends in retail today, and a business model that many retailers aim to emulate—but creating a supply chain that can take apparel from runway to showroom floor in a matter of weeks often comes at the cost of… Read more »
Retail executives weigh in on the potential supply chain consequences of the 2016 presidential election Presidential elections can present a significant risk for retail businesses, which can suffer negative consequences from even the smallest legal or regulatory changes. When it comes to this year’s presidential race, both candidates share relatively similar positions on the topic… Read more »
What does your customer journey look like? When it comes to following the customer journey, retailers need to consider an array of important questions. Where are we meeting with our customers? Who are they, and how do they interact with us? What facets of our interactions are working, and which aren’t? Are we always working… Read more »
The past month brought a barrage of headlines about a topic that was once rarely seen in the news: the global supply chain. But with the recent bankruptcy of South Korean shipping company Hanjin, the retail industry has experienced such a profound disruption that it’s impossible to ignore. The news serves as a cautionary tale… Read more »
Fall is here, and so is the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Check out this infographic to see how Starbucks’ iconic coffee drink has created an economy all its own—and how the retail industry is cashing in on the PSL craze.
Infor Retail celebrates the convergence of technology and fashion at New York Fashion Week.
Steve Boese discusses why modern HR software is an investment every retailer should make.
DSW and Infor Retail are teaming up to transform the retail industry.
New shopper habits are forcing retailers to switch up their back-to-school strategies on the fly.
Nunzio Esposito, UX Director of Infor CX, shares his thoughts on reinventing retail enterprise software.
Social media platforms like Pinterest are quickly becoming some of retail’s most sought-after selling channels.
See how modern retailers can succeed using a Formula 1 racing technique called slipstreaming.
Some smart retailers are finding new ways to increase visibility during the Summer Games.
They may be frustrating, but with new upgrades and better security, EMV cards are worth the hassle.
In this episode of Reinventing Retail, Melissa Campanelli of Total Retail fills us in on the opportunities presented by what she calls “white space” in the retail industry.
Instagram’s latest feature is an instant win for photo-savvy retailers.
Infor has completed its acquisition of Starmount, an innovative mobile-first company out of Austin, TX that’s transforming the in-store customer experience.
As e-commerce sales rise, retailers need to step up their game with smart strategies and modern retail technology to get shoppers back to brick-and-mortar.
In this podcast, we discuss Pokémon Go, and the potentially massive impact that gamification could have on the retail industry.
Here’s what the latest video game craze means for retail marketing.
Check out our recap of Inforum 2016 in New York City, including highlights from The Hub, the Retail Night Out event, and voting for the Fashion Design ICONS Award.
Shopping malls have been in a slump and struggling to compete with e-commerce—but thanks to millennials, they’ve got a new lease on life.
In this podcast, we explore how predictive analytics and machine learning technologies are becoming some of the retail industry’s most powerful tools.
Learn how modern predictive analytics and machine learning technologies are solving assortment planning for retailers.
Predictix, the groundbreaking provider of machine-learning solutions for retailers, is now an Infor company. Learn more about our latest acquisition.