How to improve sell through with data analytics

How to improve sell through with data analytics

Twenty years ago, many retail stores often had two methods of reordering inventory: order when products were nearly out and hope the new stock arrived on time, or order on a schedule and hope enough inventory from the previous round sold out before the new delivery...

Lineup for SPS IN>CHI18 announced

Lineup for SPS IN>CHI18 announced

Fresh off the success of IN>SF18, SPS Commerce is gearing up to visit the next location in its series of networking events in less than two weeks: The windy city of Chicago! View our recap of the SPS IN>SF18 event here. SPS IN>CHI18 takes place on Tuesday, October 2,...

Generation Z shopping habits explored

Generation Z shopping habits explored

While many, many articles have been written about how Millennials are killing this or that industry (also television sitcoms, traditional sit-down dinner dates, golf and of course, retail shopping at malls and stores), in reality, they're only disrupting the way...

Thoughts from the OTM User Conference

Thoughts from the OTM User Conference

Recently, we attended the OTM User Conference 2018 in Philadelphia where users of Oracle’s OTM product gathered to learn about new enhancements, meet with industry peers and discover partner solutions. This event draws a wide array of organizations and job functions...

SPS Gives Back: Ninth Annual Charity Auction

SPS Gives Back: Ninth Annual Charity Auction

One of the SPS Commerce values is ‘Give Back’ and we truly strive to make a difference in the community. One of our most beloved SPS Gives Back events is our homegrown annual Charity Auction. The Charity Auction encourages employee involvement in all aspects, from...

Grocery store formats for the future

Grocery store formats for the future

The traditional supermarket may be in trouble. While big supermarket brands — Kroger, Safeway, Publix — are still making billions of dollars per year, industry experts are getting a little uneasy about the future of the traditional supermarkets. Even a few years ago,...

Order-to-shelf inventory management

Order-to-shelf inventory management

Order-to-shelf inventory management is an inventory management strategy that has been making headlines recently as more and more retailers, particularly grocers, are embracing it in an effort to reduce back room storage and labor costs. We've seen this in other...

Understanding the power of personalization

Understanding the power of personalization

We all like to feel special, like people get us and understand us. It shows that they care and that they're concerned with us. It’s the same reason why retailers that use personalization often see increased sales and engagement when they customize their marketing...

Vendor consolidation for retailers

Vendor consolidation for retailers

Retailers who are looking to streamline their operations and improve their efficiency, while maintaining their product selection, will often consider vendor consolidation as a way to achieve their desired results. They look for a way to reduce their numbers of vendors...

EDI for toy retailers and toy suppliers

EDI for toy retailers and toy suppliers

People who work in the retail industry, especially the retail supply chain, are already aware of how competitive that market is. But of all the verticals in that field, the toys vertical is insanely competitive, especially in the modern digital retail landscape. The...

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