Operations

Sep 30, 2014
The GameStop Technology Institute (GTI) business unit of GameStop Corp. is...
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Sep 30, 2014
eBay Inc. is reversing course on its previous decision to keep its fast-...
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Sep 29, 2014
A group of U.K. retailers led by W.M. Morrison Supermarkets plc is...
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Sep 29, 2014
A federal judge has reportedly rejected an Aug. 29 settlement of a lawsuit...
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Sep 29, 2014
Manhattan Associates Inc. is releasing a new capability within its...
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Sep 29, 2014
While retailers have collected years of customer data, only 9% are...
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Sep 29, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores has appointed Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of photo-...
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Operations Guest Perspective

How to Drive Sales and Boost Customer Satisfaction by Maximizing the Value of Helpful Expertise
By Tom Stockham, CEO of Experticity
Remember the days when stores differentiated themselves against the competition on service? When consumers sought out expert product recommendations from knowledgeable sales associates? And bought from the one who worked hardest to help them find just the right product for their needs?

 

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People on the Move

Former Williams-Sonoma exec to head global retail at Levi’s
Levi Strauss & Co. has named Craig Nomura as president of global retail, effective Feb. 3, 2014. He joins Levi’s from Williams-Sonoma Inc., where he was most recently senior VP of global development.
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Ops Surveys

Report: Always-on consumers, showrooming among 2013 retail trends
A new report by Experian Marketing Services finds that several key retail trends will impact how marketers shape their messages in 2013.
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Publix leads all retailers in customer satisfaction, followed by Amazon and Office Depot
Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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