SPS Commerce heading west for IN>LA18

SPS Commerce heading west for IN>LA18

If you’ve been following along with the blog over the past few months, you know that SPS Commerce has been hosting networking events from coast-to-coast. Our final occurrence in the series, SPS Commerce IN>LA18, is next week. Join us on Thursday, November 8, 2018, in...

SPS Commerce at home for IN>MPLS18

SPS Commerce at home for IN>MPLS18

SPS Commerce held the next installment of its networking event series someplace close to home: Minneapolis! The newly built FINNEGANS House was an easy choice to host the event on October 3, 2018, as it’s practically across the street from SPS Tower. And what a warm...

How automated is your inventory system?

How automated is your inventory system?

Just how automated is your inventory supply chain to resupply the inventory into your store or warehouse? If you're a larger retailer, chances are you've been automated for years. But smaller retailers and suppliers are still dipping their toes into the EDI pool,...

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...

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