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Data & Analytics ARCHIVE

Big Data for Smaller Retail: The Most Impactful Data Points  Jun 25, 2014 12:28 PM By JP Chauvet

Big data doesn’t benefit you if you can’t analyze it! Untapped data is like a gold mine – it can make you rich, but first you have to sift through the dirt. These are the 5 most impactful data points you need to examine now.

4 Steps to Tame the Data Management Beast  May 05, 2014 10:58 AM By Sandra Gudat

If you’re like most retailers, you struggle with the management of multiple data sources, and this can be particularly damaging to your loyalty and CRM efforts. Here’s a strategy to begin tackling the data management beast.

Retailers Committed to Protecting Consumer Data  Apr 16, 2014 9:58 AM By MCM Staff

NRF pursues establishment of retail information sharing and analysis center.

How Contact Centers Can Recapture Revenue Through Better Reporting  Mar 09, 2014 3:27 PM By Steve Wellen

Every day, more contact centers are providing more of what consumers need: real, valuable service. And that means more revenue. But that’s still the exception to the rule. Here’s a quick look at what is holding contact centers back, and how they can forge a better way forward.

How Retailers Can Take a Proactive Approach to Data Recovery  Mar 09, 2014 2:57 PM By Jeff Baken

AmeriPride has turned its attention to improving its customer experience by developing a centralized disaster recovery program to protect its data. Here are four things AmeriPride looked for in a disaster recovery program.

Target CIO Resigns after Holiday Security Breach  Mar 05, 2014 1:21 PM By Erin Lynch

Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.

RadioShack Announces 1,100 Store Closings and Q4 Sales Decline  Mar 04, 2014 3:31 PM By Erin Lynch

RadioShack announced this week that it plans to close 1,100 under performing stores as well as huge losses in its fourth quarter earnings. According to its Q4 financials, the electronics retailer reported that net sales and operating revenues for the quarter decreased to $935.4 million from $1.17 billion in the same quarter last year

DMA Calls for New Measures to Enhance Data Security  Jan 30, 2014 3:33 PM By MCM Staff

In response to the recent spate of data security breaches on retailers and others, the DMA issued a call to action to all data-driven marketers to recommit to DMA’s long-standing commitment to ensure the security of consumer data.

Untangling the Retail Supply Chain with Real-Time Analytics  Jan 22, 2014 8:24 AM By Dale Skeen

Retail supply chains are longer and more tangled than ever – the complexity of the data coupled with high customer expectations around service and reliability are taxing traditional approaches to supply chain management to their limits. In this article you will learn how to pinpoint problems faster, make adjustments quickly, prevent missed deliveries, and catch those out-of-stock situations before they can impact the customer.

It’s Not About Big Data – It’s About Smart Data  Jan 20, 2014 2:20 PM By Janice Smithers

Having access to more data does not assure you’ll have better insights to drive engagements and conversions in 2014. Here are a few suggestions for how you might want to leverage the data overload to help you drive your digital marketing strategy in the coming year.






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