Mitigating Security Breaches in Retail Applications

June 20, 2017

Retail security breaches have always been a concern in the past, present and will continue to be in the future. They have been a preferred target for the hackers for a long time due to the large amount of sensitive data available for exploitation. With the increase in Digitization of customer journeys in retail from “Engagement”, “Product Discovery” and “Purchase”, the security threats have also increased manyfold. In the retail domain, information such as CCard No., Bank Account No., Contact No., Address, DOB, Email, etc. are all in high demand.

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This guide is built by marketing leaders for marketing leaders. We know your supply chain challenges and know your customer’s expectations. Advertising campaigns that use both shopping ads and traditional search ads in parallel typically increase consumer engagement and perform better than those that use one tactic alone. Our playbook will help you make room in your marketing plan for every stage of the funnel.

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Retail Automation: Stranded Workers? Opportunities and risks for labor and automation

whitePaper | December 3, 2019

The retail landscape is experiencing unprecedented change in the face of disruptive forces, one of the most recent and powerful being the rapid rise of automation in the sector. The World Economic Forum predicts that 30-50% of retail jobs are at risk once known automation technologies are fully incorporated. This would result in the loss of about 6 million retail jobs and represents a greater percentage reduction than the manufacturing industry experienced. Using Osborne and Frey study1 with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the analysis suggests that more than 7.5 million jobs are at high risk of computerization. A large proportion of the human capital represented by the retail workforce is therefore at risk of becoming “stranded workers.”

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A modern value chain for the modern consumer

whitePaper | January 6, 2020

In retail, change is always right around the corner. As technology continues to develop, there are more and more opportunities for the improvement of a core pillar of commerce: the value chain. Basically, a retailer’s value chain can involve five main parts–raw materials, manufacturing, distribution centers, logistics, and finally, the retailer. Each link plays an important role in getting products into the hands of customers.

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Metal Industry Guide to ERP Software Evaluation

whitePaper | February 1, 2022

Many metal companies outgrow their legacy ERP software because the software does not handle day-to-day transactions easily and quickly, and has become cumbersome to use. Either your IT group or your software vendor has not kept up with current technology standards and user experience expected today.

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IT Executives Express Need for True Cloud ERP

whitePaper | December 31, 2021

There is perhaps no better advocate for how cloud-based ERP systems can support and help organizations continue their success than those who have been through it. In this white paper, we consolidated feedback from senior IT executives on why they switched from various SAP systems to NetSuite’s true cloud-based ERP, highlighting the pitfalls of fake cloud and on-premise deployments and how these challenges impacted their business

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Retail by the Numbers Retail statistics for November 2018

whitePaper | December 4, 2019

StatCan’s Retail numbers for November indicate a +0.1% growth in core-retail sales. This past November, there was a disruption in the postal system. StatCan’s numbers confirm that the effect of the postal dispute was more nuanced then portrayed in the media at large, with both retailers saying online sales were or were not impacted. These data confirm the belief of RCC’s Retail Conditions Report in December, that there was almost no impact on total company sales.

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