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‘Twas the Month before Christmas…

by Jennifer Polk  |  November 13, 2015

There are 41 days left until Christmas and the only people more excited than kids are marketers who’ve been busy planning campaigns aimed at driving clicks and conversion. From retail-specific...

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The Art and the Science of Retailing; The March of the Algorithm, and your Chief Data Officer

by Andrew White  |  September 23, 2015

Hidden in the Business and Technology section of the today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal, under Careers, there is a fascinating article, "Data Pushes Aside Chief Merchants"....

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Ignore Process Pain Points at Your Peril!

by Samantha Searle  |  February 3, 2012

Where did you do most of the Christmas shopping this year? Like many people, I avoided the crowded high streets and placed orders online. Internet shoppers spent almost £8bn online...

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MDM needs SOA; and SOA needs MDM - do retailers get the connection?

by Andrew White  |  February 24, 2009

My colleague, Mim Burt, just published an interesting note reporting an analysis of a recent survey of retailers and their use of SOA (See Survey of Retailers’ Use of SOA:...

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Retail and MDM

by Andrew White  |  December 2, 2008

  I sat down with a large business applications vendor that sells to retailers and manufactures yesterday, to get an update on their “multi-channel” strategy.  Multi-channel, or as we are increasingly...

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