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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations
While many people have realized the power of e-commerce on the consumer side, there is still plenty of education to be conducted by all the B2B e-commerce

consumer ecommerce  of e-commerce on the consumer side, there is still plenty of education to be conducted by all the B2B e-commerce vendors as to prove how much leverage their applications can bring to corporations. Also, many retailers prefer to trust seasoned employees rather than software black boxes , and they are typically slow to adopt new technology till they see proven results from their peers and market leaders. On the other hand, some leading retailers like Wal-Mart tend to not invest in packaged applications

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Packard Bell / NEC Leads Secure Etoken Deployment


On October 19, Aladdin Knowledge Systems ( Nasdaq: ALDN ), a global leader in the field of Internet content and software security, announced with Packard Bell NEC International ( Nasdaq: NIPNY ), the leading brand of consumer PCs in Europe, an agreement to bundle approximately 50,000 eTokens on Packard Bell PCs. The eTokens, or Internet keys, will come in different colors so that all family members can have a unique color code. Retail shops in Belgium expect to have eTokenized PCs on their shelves by November.

consumer ecommerce  the leading brand of consumer PCs in Europe, an agreement to bundle approximately 50,000 eTokens on Packard Bell PCs. The eTokens, or Internet keys, will come in different colors so that all family members can have a unique color code. Retail shops in Belgium expect to have eTokenized PCs on their shelves by November. Etokens store private keys, passwords, and electronic certificates on the Universal Serial Bus (USB) and ensure that only legitimate users gain access to PC or network resources as soon as Read More

WineDirect Acquires Winery Accounting and POS Provider


WineDirect announced that it has acquired Elypsis Winery from Admiral IT. Headquartered in Napa Valley, CA, WineDirect provides sales technology and fulfillment services for wineries. Elypsis offers a range of services encompassing enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), and customer relationship management (CRM). WineDirect already provided a broad range of

consumer ecommerce  more wine direct to consumer (DTC), including e-commerce, fulfillment, telesales, financial management, point of sales (POS), and even call center solutions. The addition of the Elypsis ERP solution will enable wineries to access all of WineDirect’s services and manage everything in one place. The ERP solution is based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and has been tailored specifically for the wine industry. The capabilities WineDirect can now offer in its suite of products include: A comprehensive e-commerce Read More

Lipstream Speaks to Kana


Lipstream, the company that provides voice enabled chat to Excite, also supplies Voice over IP software to eCRM vendors. Kana is the most recently announced CRM customer. Kana has voice enabled their RealTime offering to provide ecommerce sites a way to talk to their customers.

consumer ecommerce  of computers bought for consumer use came with a microphone, but it is unknown what percentage of those consumers actually have it plugged in. Furthermore the use of VoIP in ecommerce requires sales representatives. Many companies have the technological capability to implement VoIP products but lack the sales and service resources necessary to support a VoIP enabled website. These companies face big obstacles that will slow the acceptance of VoIP. Some of their challenges are installing and managing a Read More

The Cobalt Group Drives a New Web Deal


The Cobalt Group and National Automobile Dealers Association form a partnership to help dealers build online capabilities and expand consumer choice.

consumer ecommerce  an enhanced dealer locator, consumer advice and access to the consumer edition of the N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide. Market Impact This is a significant announcement for the Cobalt Group. The new partnership provides access to NADA's nearly 20,000 franchised dealers which hold nearly 40,000 separate franchises. Cobalt maintains relationships with 16 automotive manufacturers and over 50 of the largest dealer groups in the United States. They have little or no competition in the dealer website market. Read More

Managing Product Innovation


Inadequacies at the front end of the product development process is one of the leading causes of product failure for consumer products companies. Many companies thus make ill-informed decisions that turn into costly mistakes. The challenge is to establish a front-end process that nurtures profitable innovation and maximizes portfolio value in light of resource constraints, portfolio balance, and strategic alignment.

consumer ecommerce  of product failure for consumer products companies. Nonstandardized processes and corporate structures inhibit the exchange of information between departments and across functions, geographies, and process stages. The result is inadequate up-front concept assessment. With a lack of visibility into the pipeline and suboptimal gate controls, new product concepts are analyzed with minimal cross-functional input, and development projects are evaluated with an insufficient understanding of resource Read More

Retalix


Retalix provides integrated enterprise software solutions for the food, fuel, and consumer goods retail and distribution industries worldwide. The vendor's solutions are installed in supermarkets, groceries, convenience stores, fuel stations, and quick service restaurants, as well as foodservice, grocery, convenience products, and fast-moving consumer goods distribution organizations. Retalix offers a portfolio of software applications that automate retail, distribution, and supply chain operations. The vendor has an installed base in over fifty countries, and offices worldwide. Retalix corporate headquarters are located in Ra’anana (Israel); its North American headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas (US).

consumer ecommerce  the food, fuel, and consumer goods retail and distribution industries worldwide. The vendor's solutions are installed in supermarkets, groceries, convenience stores, fuel stations, and quick service restaurants, as well as foodservice, grocery, convenience products, and fast-moving consumer goods distribution organizations. Retalix offers a portfolio of software applications that automate retail, distribution, and supply chain operations. The vendor has an installed base in over fifty countries, and Read More

Microsoft Hopes to Win Over Consumer Privacy Advocates


Microsoft aims to assist users understand privacy issues by embedding privacy agents into its web browser

consumer ecommerce  Hopes to Win Over Consumer Privacy Advocates Event Summary By announcing a beta version of several privacy and cookie management features, Microsoft responded to recent news stories against online advertisers and other parties who obtain aggregate data through clickstream technologies. In Microsoft's new browser privacy model, before reporting through any cookie, Microsoft's browser will tell the user what type of cookie. It also can be customized to request further permission before proceeding with the Read More

How to Adapt to Changing Consumer Behaviors


Agile commerce means engaging with your customers in a consistent and relevant way, over whatever device or touch point your customer wants to engage with you. This white paper explores what agile commerce is all about, the benefits of an agile commerce strategy, as well as the steps organizations should take to shape an agile commerce environment.

consumer ecommerce  to Adapt to Changing Consumer Behaviors Agile commerce means engaging with your customers in a consistent and relevant way, over whatever device or touch point your customer wants to engage with you. This white paper explores what agile commerce is all about, the benefits of an agile commerce strategy, as well as the steps organizations should take to shape an agile commerce environment. Read More

PLM Trends Impacting the Retail, Footwear, and Apparel (RFA), and Consumer Products Industries


In today’s challenging economic environment, forward-thinking companies are looking at technology solutions that can help them weather the economic storm, and deliver long-term performance benefits. Discover four key trends that are relevant to today’s economic situation, and learn how leading retailers and brands are embracing product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to enhance bottom-line efficiency.

consumer ecommerce  and Apparel (RFA), and Consumer Products Industries In today’s challenging economic environment, forward-thinking companies are looking at technology solutions that can help them weather the economic storm, and deliver long-term performance benefits. Discover four key trends that are relevant to today’s economic situation, and learn how leading retailers and brands are embracing product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to enhance bottom-line efficiency. Read More

How to Find the Right Hosted CRM Vendor at the Right Price


Choosing an on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) vendor can be a daunting task, especially for the price conscious consumer who lacks the budget for intensive research. A true CRM vendor should have pre-integrated sales, marketing, and customer support. Look for easy access to software free trials, and beware of hidden fees. Ultimately, researching the alternatives can save your company up to 50 percent of a solution’s total cost of ownership.

consumer ecommerce  for the price conscious consumer who lacks the budget for intensive research. A true CRM vendor should have pre-integrated sales, marketing, and customer support. Look for easy access to software free trials, and beware of hidden fees. Ultimately, researching the alternatives can save your company up to 50 percent of a solution’s total cost of ownership. Read More

Transforming the CP Supply Network through Collaborative Planning


Consumer products (CP) has long been held up as the "poster industry" for supply chain planning challenges. In this paper, Simon Ellis, practice director of Supply Chain Strategies at Manufacturing Insights, responds to questions concerning emerging supply chain challenges, collaboration between and among supply chain processes, and current supply chain best practices in the consumer packaged goods industry.

consumer ecommerce  Network through Collaborative Planning Consumer products (CP) has long been held up as the poster industry for supply chain planning challenges. In this paper, Simon Ellis, practice director of Supply Chain Strategies at Manufacturing Insights, responds to questions concerning emerging supply chain challenges, collaboration between and among supply chain processes, and current supply chain best practices in the consumer packaged goods industry. Read More

SAP Invited to White House to Showcase Consumer Innovation in Advancing Public Safety


The White House invited SAP to demonstrate the capabilities of Recall Plus, a product designed to "catch a recall on kids' products or food with undeclared allergens." Recently, Washington officials encouraged the development of technological products that help enhance public safety. Recall Plus makes public safety information available to the public in a timely fashion, ensuring that consumers

consumer ecommerce  White House to Showcase Consumer Innovation in Advancing Public Safety The White House invited  SAP to demonstrate  the capabilities of Recall Plus, a product designed to catch a recall on kids' products or food with undeclared allergens . Recently, Washington officials encouraged the development of technological products that help enhance public safety. Recall Plus makes public safety information available to the public in a timely fashion, ensuring that consumers are advised about Read More

Buyer’s Guide to Enterprise Collaboration


With the infiltration of consumer devices and applications into the enterprise, it’s even more difficult to control access to confidential data while enabling employees to get work done. This buyer's guide addresses the three key drivers of the selection process—risk management strategy, accelerating business productivity, and improving IT efficiency—providing insight into the factors you need to consider.

consumer ecommerce  With the infiltration of consumer devices and applications into the enterprise, it’s even more difficult to control access to confidential data while enabling employees to get work done. This buyer's guide addresses the three key drivers of the selection process—risk management strategy, accelerating business productivity, and improving IT efficiency—providing insight into the factors you need to consider. Read More

Business Intelligence for Consumer Packaged Goods: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers


Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have made big investments in data collection and integration. But, much of the data from their IT systems hasn’t been well analyzed or used. What’s needed is a new generation of business intelligence (BI) tools that can integrate cross- and inter-enterprise processes and data. Learn how BI can help you make better decisions, change business processes, and drive overall performance.

consumer ecommerce  Intelligence for Consumer Packaged Goods: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers Business Intelligence for Consumer Packaged Goods If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Read More