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The Art, Science, and Software behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing: Part 1
The “Four Ps” of marketing strategy, also known as the

how made science channel  isolated category-based analyses So how can retailers keep merchandise moving and revenue coming in? JDA touts optimizing product pricing as the key strategy, as the days of the aforementioned suboptimal  pricing strategies  that operated in a vacuum along with disparate systems or spreadsheets used for decision-making and execution are nearing their end. In its  recent (and still ongoing) educational series of Web seminars, Revionics  also pointed out that even if some pricing strategy exists,

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Revionics Making Retail Merchandizing Optimization Social


In November 2012, Revionics, Inc., a cloud-based provider of merchandise optimization solutions, acquired SkuLoop, a provider of social commerce-driven promotions for retailers and consumer brands, from GIIV, Inc. Revionics’ solutions use predictive analytics and demand-based science to help retailers obtain the best results across all touchpoints in the multi-channel shopping realm—online, in

how made science channel  a better understanding of how and where customers are engaging and what they are interested in. Many understand the concept of turning customers into fans and promoters based on a product’s coolness, great customer service, etc., but how would that work based on price and promotions? My assumption is that social merchandizing could work for categories outside of grocery and fast-moving consumer goods (such as consumer electronics, apparel, and hard goods). Imagine all of those categories being able to s Read More

How One Vendor Parlays Price Variation into Profit Improvement Opportunities


Rather than sticking to such outdated and speculative pricing practices as "cost plus" or "meet competition," Zilliant suggests companies leverage data to determine how market price response varies, and use this holistic measure of price sensitivity to optimize pricing.

how made science channel  to reveal where and how to improve price management. The science-based insights synthesized from this data, when paired with analytical, optimization, and process automation software, generates more accurate, effective pricing policies and guidance to increase revenues and profits. To that end, Zilliant's offering, Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite ( ZPPS ), is a broad solution for price segmentation, analysis, setting (including price optimization), and execution. ZPPS identifies the four steps to Read More

A CRM System Needs A Data Strategy


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J.D. Edwards' CEO Retires Again; This Time For Good?


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How Performance Support Creates High-performance Employees


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Jamcracker Dredges a New Channel


Jamcracker, an ASP providing business services for HR management, expense management and sales force automation solutions has announced a new program to increase sales. Jamcracker’s Channel Program offers sales and implementation training to its new channel partners.

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How Companies Use Data for Competitive Advantage


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How Many Napkins Have to Die Needlessly? A Case for Business Architecture


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how made science channel  a vital framework for how various information technology products and systems are put together to create robust infrastructure and application systems that deliver business value to the enterprise. Business Implications Any major business transformation involving information technology systems as an enabler or catalyst requires a documented business architecture for the process and systems. Without such documentation, people will go to the coffee room, pull another napkin from the holder and design the Read More

Best Practices: How to Engage Business Leaders in Succession


Effective succession management requires ownership by line-of-business leaders. Learn how HR can engage leaders to use the talent review process to identify, develop, and advance talent for tomorrow’s needs, preparing the organization to navigate the expected as well as the unexpected.

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A Mobile Software Quality Framework: How Quality Can Accelerate “Speed-to-market”


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How a Jerk at Work Can Put the Kibosh on Your ERP Software Selection Project


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The Consumerization of B2B Multi-channel Commerce


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