Small to midsize retailers (SMRs) have an advantage — size — and agility and nimbleness to consistently meet consumer needs. Or do they? This report describes some of the common capabilities that retailers possess in order to create and capitalize on agility to outperform the competitive field. This year we ask several IDC Retail Insights experts what they recommend small to midsize retailers do in several key functional competency areas.
At the NRF BIG Show this January, we guaranteed you wouldn't be able to swing your show bag in a circle without hitting a vendor touting its IoT (Internet of Things)-enabled widget. The IoT has quickly moved from a futuristic concept to a worn-out buzzword in the retail industry — so quickly, in fact, many merchants haven't had the time to fully grasp what the IoT is, much less why its important to the future of retail.
MRC London is the most dynamic European event for fraud, risk, cybersecurity, and payments professionals. With over 500 e-commerce experts from 20 countries, the European Conference is voted better than any other industry event. Register to hear from keynote and former rogue trader responsible for the biggest financial scandal, Nick Leeson, and receive a free tablet.
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