By Michael Krigsman on November 11, 2010
Retailer Lumber Liquidators announced disappointing earnings due to “reduced productivity” associated with its SAP implementation. Here’s what really happened.
By Michael Coté on October 20, 2010
My discussions with the tech press about SAP’s recent Big Data and private cloud announcements.
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By Michael Krigsman on July 7, 2010
Online service problems at The Gap highlight the connection between back-end IT systems and customer satisfaction.
By Chris Selland on July 6, 2010
Despite massive spending on CRM and marketing technology, it has been notoriously difficult for consumer product vendors and retailers to manage and analyze in-store behavior. Recently-funded foursquare – and the ecosystem the company is working to build – may offer a solution.
By R "Ray" Wang on April 24, 2010
Latest Release Provides Existing Customers Good Reasons To Upgrade
Redmond, WA based Microsoft Corporation announced its Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 (a.k.a. GP 11) product on April 20th, 2010. Available May 1st 2010 in Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, the Middle East, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States, the announcement perfectly coincides [...]
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By Charlie Wood on January 18, 2010
$187.75 (including tax) from the Co-op. $143.54 (including one-day shipping) from Amazon.
By Jason Busch on January 14, 2010
There’s been plenty of coverage describing Wal-Mart’s new
procurement strategy to avoid middlemen and cut $12 billion in spend in recent
weeks. Surely, savings is a significant motivation behind this recent
action, as it is with anything Wal…
By Tom Raftery on November 27, 2009
Yesterday I got an update from an ERP company called Epicor that primarily serves the mid-market. While I am not an ERP specialist its always interesting, as a middleware guy, to get a view from the app side. Greenmonk for obvious reasons also takes a keener view than the RedMonk mothership in applications in areas [...]
By Jason Busch on November 4, 2009
Every month, it seems there’s another large-scale China consumer products recall. Earlier in the fall, it was Wal-Mart. Now it’s my favorite big-box non-warehouse format, Target. The LA Times blog recently reported that “Target has recalled 610,000 H…
By Jason Busch on November 2, 2009
In the first column in this series on CIT’s bankruptcy and the retail supply chain, Kurt Cavano, Chairman and CEO of TradeCard, provided background perspective on CIT’s historic role and fit within the industry. In this post, we’ll continue the analy…