|Oct 2, 2015||Many unhappy returns from the Consumer Rights Act|
The new Consumer Rights Act came into force and ushers in what some in the retail sector believe will be a new era of returns headaches. It’s not hard to see why. For the first time, consumers have 30 days to return faulty products and get a full refund – previously the law said shoppers had to make returns within a reasonable time.
|Sep 25, 2015||Digital Demands|
Retail is in a period of radical transformation as consumers now drive the engagement agenda, which is impacting massively on the sector as merchants grapple to generate profits from their increasingly multi-channel operations. This was the underlying theme at this year's World Retail Congress (WRC), held last week in Rome where retailers from around the globe gathered to discuss the industry's most pressing themes
|Sep 18, 2015||JDA Software Group moving to Scottsdale Quarter|
Eric Jay Toll talks about the relocation of JDA's Headquarters to the Scottsdale Quarter.
|Sep 18, 2015||How Ducey, ACA and Scottsdale combined to keep JDA Software in Arizona|
The Valley almost lost the corporate headquarters of JDA as another city was looking to poach the company. But work by local economic development officials helped the company stay.
|Sep 18, 2015||The pick up in click-and-collect|
This article quotes JDA's Lee Gill in the latest Retail Week multichannel supplement, within a feature on click-and-collect.
|Sep 11, 2015||Late deliveries plague Euro shoppers as patience wears thin|
This article highlights the findings of the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse Survey.
|Sep 11, 2015||High and Mighty|
Control towers are a critical way that companies can maintain visibility of logistics operations across a number of sites. Alex Whiteman looks at the pros and cons.
|Sep 4, 2015||The Renaissance of Available-to-Promise Capability to Support Retail and Online Omni-Channel Fulfillment|
Supply Chin Matters has featured prior commentaries exploring the supply chain impacts of Omni-channel and online customer fulfillment for retail supply chains. Such impacts are many, but one of the more important relates to the needs for efficient overall inventory management while exceeding more demanding customer fulfillment and satisfaction needs.
|Aug 28, 2015||Four ways your WMS can cut costs and "green up" your DC|
A bustling distribution center is a crucial cog in most logistics operations, but these busy facilities can also run up big bills of their own, not to mention suck up energy. In the relentless search to cut costs and "green up" their distribution operations, many companies are turning to an unlikely tool—their warehouse management system (WMS).
|Aug 28, 2015||Enhancing Profitability in Automotive's Interconnected World|
Leading automotive OEMs and suppliers understand they need much more advanced supply chain processes and technology to support corporate goals for profitability and agility in this age of consumerism.
|Aug 28, 2015||Home delivery cost crisis: reader comments|
This article is about the comments made by credible readers on the article by guest-author Dan Murphy.
|Aug 21, 2015||Debenhams looks to profit from JDA-IBM partnership|
This article talks about JDA customer Debenhams as one of the first retailers to leverage the integrated capabilities provided by JDA's partnership with IBM.
|Aug 21, 2015||4 in 10 Brits let down by couriers claiming 'no one's home' - make a stand|
This article highlights the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse Report, which notes that a third of online shoppers said they would rather pay extra to have a specific and guaranteed time slot than just be told am or pm.
|Aug 21, 2015||Online retail - reliable and convenient better than fast and cheap|
The Grocer reports on the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse Survey, which notes that among 2,000 UK consumers, 47% had experience problems with online orders in the past year.
|Aug 21, 2015||Online retailers: can the personal touch make the difference? |
This article mentions the recent JDA/Centiro survey that found that almost half of all shoppers found problems when buying goods online, with 71 percent revealing they would be likely to switch to another retailer following bad online service.
|Aug 21, 2015||Half of UK adults have had a problem with an online order in the last year: study|
This article shares the results of the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse Survey after surveying 2,000 UK adults on their online buying habits.
|Aug 12, 2015||Increasing profitability through supply chain segmentation|
In today’s competitive and cost-conscious marketplace, many businesses are finding it difficult to service all customer demand equally. End consumers, influenced by technologies and omni-channel commerce expect their orders filled faster than ever.
|Aug 12, 2015||Supply Chain for Dummies offers entertaining logistics primer|
This blog mentions the JDA Supply Chain for Dummies e-book, a supply chain management reference book.
|Aug 3, 2015||How Big is Online Shopping in SA?|
CNBC Africa gets Lee Gill, VP of Retail at JDA, to shed insight into the most transformational shifts that have occurred in the retail space
|Jul 28, 2015||If the Black Friday cap fits: more readers’ thoughts on bold Yodel’|
This article looks at experts thoughts on Yodel's announcement that it would set limits on the amount of next-day delivery business it would accept from Black Friday
|Jul 27, 2015||Who Really has a Supply Chain Strategy?|
This article explores the importance of having a strategy behind the supply chain and how that could get companies past the "what do we do now?" thought.
|Jul 21, 2015||Achieving Better Fulfillment Planning & Execution|
The success of transportation plans and warehouse execution are often limited because the transportation management system and warehouse management system don’t readily interact with each other. How can companies integrate WMS with TMS to gain full visibility into constraints in both areas?
|Jul 21, 2015||In the future, who you gonna call?|
In the rush to automate, companies don't always stop to think about who's going to keep their systems running. David Maloney explores this growing problem and where to find the people that can help.
|Jul 20, 2015||JDA Software Moves Forward with Release 9.0|
In this article, Bob Ferrari discusses the new 9.0 release and explains its significance.
|Jul 20, 2015||Enhancements in JDA Category Management make it faster, easier to create customised assortments and planograms that meet local consumer needs |
As the battle for consumer loyalty continues to escalate, retailers are increasingly focused on understanding, and meeting, the targeted needs of local shoppers in all their markets.
|Jul 15, 2015||JDA launches powerful new capabilities to enable the seamless supply chain|
As companies in every industry seek to integrate the needs of their digital and physical supply chains — bringing them together to seamlessly serve multiple channels — JDA announced its latest release, version 9.0, aimed at addressing this huge challenge.
|Jul 15, 2015||Can’t We All Just Get Along?|
JDA's Jim Le Tart writes about the need for change in supply chains and the underlying causes of these problems.
|Jul 15, 2015||JDA software product could help companies avoid unprofitable steps in omnichannel commerce |
This article discusses JDA's newest release, which allows users to integrate their digital and physical supply chains, identify unprofitable links in omni-channel logistics, and adjust their fulfillment models to avoid them.
|Jul 15, 2015||JDA launches powerful new capabilities to enable the seamless supply chain|
The challenge of creating a seamless supply chain focused on anticipating and serving personalized demand has been tackled by JDA with its latest software release.
|Jul 15, 2015||Upwardly Mobile—Mobile Technologies Span the Supply Chain |
JDA's Paula Natoli writes about how generally companies are slow to adapt to bringing mobility into the workplace and how mobility spans the supply chain.
|Jul 15, 2015||JDA Addresses Three Challenges Facing Companies |
As companies in every industry seek to integrate the needs of their digital and physical supply chains — bringing them together to seamlessly serve multiple channels — JDA announces its latest release aimed at addressing this huge challenge.
|Jul 15, 2015||JDA’s new release aimed at helping shipper omni-channel profitability |
This article discusses the new JDA release which focuses on how shippers can plan further upstream to manage inventory to support better decisions on inventory deployment and fulfillment.
|Jul 8, 2015||Is Now the Time to Finally Leverage Retail POS Data?|
This article on leveraging retail point of sale data, includes input from JDA's Fred Baumann, in a video interview.
|Jul 2, 2015||Time for 3PL to Get Real – How 3PL’s Can Deliver Strategic Value in an Omni-Channel World|
In this piece, JDA's Maarten Baltussen explains how 3PLs can deliver strategic value in an omni-channel world.
|Jun 26, 2015||Journey to On-Shelf Availability
This article discusses companies that are going on the journey of working to decrease the out-of-stocks average.
|Jun 26, 2015||Retail Workforce Forecasting: A new approach|
JDA's Scott Welty explores the importance of staying competitive in the retail, why it has never been more difficult, and the new approach that could help.
|Jun 25, 2015||JDA Beefs Up Mobile Capabilities of its Store Operations Platform for Retail Managers |
This article describes the new mobile opportunities that retail managers will now be able to use through enhancements to JDA's store operations platform.
|Jun 23, 2015||JDA Adds New Capabilities to Solution to Streamline Workforce Management|
This article lays out the new capabilities that JDA has implemented in the Store Operations solution.
|Jun 23, 2015||JDA Teams With Google in Public Cloud Offering|
This article explores the new collaborative efforts between JDA and Google and what the new public cloud offering will support.
|Jun 23, 2015||Omnichannel Impact on Warehousing|
Steve Simmerman, senior director of sales at JDA, describes the challenges omnichannel poses to warehouse management, the solutions required to overcome those difficulties, and how mobility is a factor in both order placement and fulfillment.
|Jun 22, 2015||JDA Software partners with Google on cloud products|
Hayley Ringle speaks with JDA's VP of Technology, John Sarvari, on the new partnership with Google and what it will bring to both companies.
|Jun 22, 2015||Head in the cloud: Highlights from "Google Next" Event in San Francisco|
This article takes a look at Baird's research note on Google's cloud computing platform.
|Jun 18, 2015||Always more to learn in software development|
Shari Lopatin talks to Veena Nayak, GVP of Product Development at JDA, about her background and how there is always something new to learn in software development.
|Jun 18, 2015||JDA Software to collaborate with Google to boost omni-channel and supply chain soloutions|
This article explains the new collaborative work that JDA and Google will be doing in order to strengthen its next generation cloud based solutions via the Google Cloud Platform.
|Jun 18, 2015||JDA Software announces strategic cloud collaboration with Google|
This article explores what JDA's new collaboration with Google will bring and how both companies will benefit.
|Jun 18, 2015||JDA goes all in on Google Cloud|
Ian Murphy explains the key advantages that JDA will take away from their new collaboration with Google.
|Jun 11, 2015||Walgreens triples planograms, cuts errors 97% as it customizes assortments|
This article explains how Walgreens tripled their planogram library and the 3 key enhancements that are part of the JDA solution that they implemented.
|Jun 8, 2015||(3D) Printer Perfect|
VP Manufacturing Strategy EMEA at JDA, Hans-Georg Kaltenbrunner looks at the future impact 3D printing could have on local and international supply chains.
|Jun 8, 2015||Final thoughts on Gartner’s supply chain conference|
Logistics Management editor-at-large Bob Trebilcock gives his final thoughts on Gartner's supply chain conference.
|Jun 3, 2015||CEO Survey Finds Profitability is a Challenge for Omnichannel Retailers |
This article discusses the results of the recent survey conducted by JDA and PwC, authored by JDA’s Wayne Usie.