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i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal
While many retailers acquire advanced technology for their supply chains in order to stay ahead of competition, Kmart is doing it just to stay in business.

i2 kmart  of its revenue. If i2 can help Kmart reverse the damage from an inefficient supply chain, then even the most skeptical observers will have to admit that TradeMatrix has capabilities in retail. Second, even if Kmart does not reap the full potential from TradeMatrix, i2 will have gained access to the full scope of one of retail's oldest supply chains if only for a short time. The insights i2 can learn during this timeframe and the subsequent retail-specific features it can develop for TradeMatrix will

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i2 Third Quarter Results Are The Usual Story


i2 Technologies completes another stellar quarter. Does success ever become boring?

i2 kmart  in the Internet economy. (See i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal ). Other new clients include Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Allied Worldwide, and Sears. i2 also announced i2 TradeMatrix 5.0, the latest release of its marketplace platform and solution suite. TradeMatrix 5.0 encompasses solutions, content and a multi-enterprise platform that i2 believes will take companies beyond the first-generation bid/ask marketplace model prevalent today, to a second-generation model that enables e-marketplaces Read More

Wet Quarter Postpones Amazon's Desiccation While Kmart Drowns


It is all about a viable and innovative business value proposition, immaculate execution, low costs, and customer satisfaction, and not about the company’s name or the nature of its operation (clicks vs. bricks) – should be the motto of the story of the two pertinent giants Amazon and Kmart.

i2 kmart  chain management products including i2 Technologies and EXE Technologies , the company launched an ambitious renovation attempt to improve supply chain systems, with the aim to reduce store-level out-of-stocks and to increase inventory turns. Unfortunately, Kmart had seemingly fallen prey to the misperception that packaged applications can run a complex organization of its size in a plain vanilla mode, without significant modification, and the project has all but stalled. One can imagine that a great Read More

Merging Disparate IT Systems and Exploiting Multichannels


Astute IT strategies should help any company develop a strong competitive advantage whether it be improved time-to-market, better insights about customers behavior and preferences, or to devise a more efficient supply chain. This should be embraced by Sears Holding and Federation/May.

i2 kmart  increase inventory turns (see i2 Will Come Out Ahead in Kmart Deal ). Unfortunately, Kmart had seemingly fallen prey to the misperception that packaged applications, in plain vanilla mode, and without significant modification could run a complex organization of its size. The project had all but stalled. A year and a half later, before the systems ever went live, the company announced that it was abandoning most of its software and was instead buying a warehouse management system (WMS) worth $600 Read More

Internet Makes SCP All That It Can Be


The Internet is reshaping the supply chain planning marketplace. Several clear trends have emerged in recent years that capitalize on the possibilities for collaboration, information sharing, and instantaneous communication that the Internet provides.

i2 kmart  procurement in fundamental ways. i2 Technologies is an excellent example of a SCP that is successfully bringing its considerable domain expertise in supply chain planning to enhance procurement over the Internet. User Impact: Users who want to cut their indirect material costs should not delay in selecting an appropriate vendor that offers online procurement, either a package vendor or Internet-based portal. For direct material purchases, where on-time deliveries are an imperative, users should partner Read More

Manugistics Envisions Supplier Relationship Management Solution


Manugistics’ launch of SRM is clear evidence that it intends to stake a larger claim in the E&HT market, the near-exclusive domain of its arch-nemesis i2 Technologies.

i2 kmart  domain of its arch-nemesis i2 Technologies . Manugistics will need to be aggressive if it is to lure customers away from i2, which launched its own SRM solution several months ago. In addition to being faster to market, i2 owns the part and supplier content it offers through i2 SRM (for more information see i2 Technologies Lives Life In The Fast Lane ). Manugistics relies on PartMiner , an online electronic marketplace provider whose database covers over 15 million part numbers from over 2,000 Read More

i2 To Power Best Buy


Since introducing its first cavernous superstore in 1989, the Minnesota-based discount retailer has grown rapidly to over 350 stores in 39 states. The company now hopes to replicate the success of its brick-and-mortar business in cyberspace.

i2 kmart  To Power Best Buy i2 To Power Best Buy S. McVey - June 29, 2000 Event Summary Consumer electronics supermarket Best Buy, Inc. announced it would license a suite of supply chain management applications from i2 Technologies to help it integrate strategic planning with merchandise and financial planning, enhance its ability to sell merchandise over the Internet, and link operations of its online and retail stores. Best Buy will implement i2's applications for demand planning, supply chain planning, Read More

Industri-Matematik Faces Uphill Climb


Wracked by negative earnings, shifting infrastructure, and pending litigation, Industri-Matematik International Corporation (NASDAQ: IMIC) faces a difficult time in its history. The Stockholm-based Supply Chain Execution (SCE) vendor has experienced a sharp decline in license revenues over the last four quarters, generating a scant $1.6 million in the most recent quarter - its lowest in nearly four years. Hoping to attract new demand for its products, IMI recently unveiled VIVALDI, a suite aggregated from its flagship application, System ESS, newly developed supply chain management components, and recently acquired customer relationship m

i2 kmart  than SCM market leader i2 Technologies (SMART, 6/99). Advanced product functionality: Though significant sales of its new product, VIVALDI, have yet to materialize, the suite provides many differentiating features, including support for 13 languages, advanced messaging (via partnership with Frontec AMT that began July 1997), and support for web- Java-based clients. Uniformly distributed customer base: A result of its long operating history and early move to the U.S. (1993), IMI has developed a Read More

Nike Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket


The sports apparel maker’s Big Bang implementation was more than it could chew.

i2 kmart  Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket Nike Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket S. McVey - March 29, 2001 Event Summary Nike 's unexpected shortfall in third quarter earnings sent tremors through an already shaken Wall Street. Accustomed to the sort of excellence portrayed in its high-end ad campaigns, the defeated sports apparel maker attempted to blame the results on a new supply chain management system from i2 Technologies . Philip H. Knight, Chairman and CEO, said, We were anticipating a flat y Read More

i2, SAP, Oracle Poised For Showdown in Q4


With analysts expecting SCM software spending to rebound in Q3 and Q4, vendors are sharpening their knives for a lunge at the supply chain pie. Which one will pull out the plum?

i2 kmart  the approaching SCM showdown, i2 Technologies emerges as the ailing but defiant market leader who must defend its throne from SAP , Oracle , and a resurrected Manugistics . The last two quarters have left high-flying i2 in the unusual position of suffering losses. In the first quarter of 2001, i2 shocked its customers and market watchers by posting pro forma earnings beneath projections of $0.04 per share by two cents. License revenues of $211.1 million fell from an all-time high of $244 million in the Read More

Retailers Join Forces for a "Make or Break" Attempt in Their Competitive Landscape


Today's competitive retail landscape has lead to mega-mergers between some of the oldest retailers in the US: Kmart and Sears. Before the technical issues of merging disparate supply chain systems can be addressed, these giants first had had to get their business "housekeeping" in order.

i2 kmart  Join Forces for a Make or Break Attempt in Their Competitive Landscape Event Summary Amid the ongoing spate of mergers in the business software market, our attention was drawn to the recent mega-merger of two of the oldest retailers in the US. In late in 2004, just before the holiday rush, Kmart Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KMRT), and Sears, Roebuck and Co. (NYSE:S), announced a definitive merger agreement to form the Sears Holdings Corporation. What is interesting, is not that Sears Holdings Read More

i2 Technologies’ Latest Offering: J. D. Edwards OneWorld™


Users should welcome the prospects for better integration delivered by the new alliance but temper expectations with the realization that it may be merely a political move.

i2 kmart  J. D. Edwards OneWorld™ i2 Technologies' Latest Offering: J. D. Edwards OneWorld S. McVey - July 12, 2000 Event Summary Nearly lost among a slew of press releases was J. D. Edwards' announcement that it would offer its OneWorld enterprise application suite through i2 Technologies' TradeMatrix platform for business-to-business collaboration. Highlighted by J. D. Edwards founder and current chief Ed McVaney during FOCUS 2000, the alliance aims to give TradeMatrix customers access to the execution Read More

Adexa Prepares To Step Into The Spotlight


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i2 Paints Broad Strokes at eDay


i2 receives a great deal of criticism for delivering less than it sells, but remains the one SCM vendor most capable to realize its vision.

i2 kmart  Broad Strokes at eDay i2 Paints Broad Strokes at eDay S. McVey - August 29, 2000 Event Summary At eDay, a one-day event for press and analysts in New York City, i2 Technologies announced the availability of TradeMatrix Network, the next evolution of its e-marketplace offering. In Network, i2 combines its horizontal services like FreightMatrix, content from its 2000-strong supplier network, tools for helping clients post their own parts inventories, open APIs for connection to other private and public Read More

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Oracle Corporation officially released its Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) applications recently amid the usual fanfare. Long in coming, APS still has significant ground to cover.

i2 kmart  from best-of-breed vendors like i2 Technologies and Manugistics. Among the stated advantages of APS over other planning systems, Oracle points to a single data model that can quickly generate a single, global plan to encompass both high level strategic planning and shop floor detailed scheduling, eliminating time consuming data and plan synchronization. Market Impact Combined, the four modules represent a good move for Oracle and complement key areas of its ERP suite with functionality of interest to its Read More