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Infor Decides on TDCI CPQ
At the Inforum 2013 user conference, Infor announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire longstanding partner TDCI Inc. Financial

infor retail  Inforum 2013 user conference, Infor announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to  acquire longstanding partner TDCI Inc .  Financial terms of the proposed transaction were not being disclosed and the parties expect to complete the transaction within thirty days (subject to some due diligence conditions). Based in Columbus, Ohio, TDCI is a provider of configurator and guided selling solutions for manufacturers and distributors of customizable products and services. TDCI's BuyDesign

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PLM for the Retail Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory, and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Retalix Strives for Leadership in Retail Food Segment


Retalix, a supply chain software provider is positioning itself to be a segment pack leader through vendor positioning, vertical differentiation, and horizontal influences. It may be poised to oust industry heavyweights including IBM and SAP as the retail food industry software provider.

infor retail  IBM, SAP, Oracle, Epicor, Infor, and numerous other software vendors that offer supply chain solutions and espouse SOA. In order for Retalix' platform strategy to succeed, its approach must also enspouse flexibility toward a demand intelligence platform as analytics, supply chain visibility, and supply chain event management become more pressing requirements to meet the needs of today's adaptive supply chains. Market value proposition Pack leaders must also have a market value proposition. According to Read More

Idahoan Foods Upgrades Infor M3


Idahoan Foods is upgrading its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the newest version of Infor M3. The upgrade is expected to enable the company to better monitor transactions throughout its organization, including manufacturing operations, supply chain activities, customer and supplier relationships, warehouse and distribution processes, and financial management.

infor retail  Foods Upgrades Infor M3 Idahoan Foods LLC, an organization that owns potato processing plants and is also a manufacturer of retail, food service, and warehouse club brands of products, has been an Infor M3 customer since 2009. It is  upgrading its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the newest version of Infor M3 . The upgrade is expected to enable the company to better monitor transactions throughout its organization, including manufacturing operations, supply chain activities, customer Read More

Labor Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility


An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile.

infor retail  Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile. Read More

Orchestra-Prémaman Group Selects Infor Fashion ERP


Infor, a large global provider of business application software, has an uncut gemstone in its vast enterprise resource planning (ERP) portfolio—Infor M3. Quite neglected under former Lawson Software’s ownership, and also somewhat forgotten by Infor for some time after the Lawson acquisition, Infor M3 is being unearthed and put to good use.

infor retail  children's fashion producer, chose Infor M3 , because the group wanted to implement a centralized management system for all group activities including inventory management, procurement, business management, accounting, and financial management.   Headquartered in France, the company is a private brand retailer specialized in children’s wear with a total of 780 stores in 50 countries. Orchestra is also a juvenile goods retailer since the acquisition of Prémaman last year. The retailer went from €150 Read More

Case Study: Small Retail Chain Gears Up for Rapid Growth


Elephant Pharm, a start-up retail chain in the natural health and wellness retail market, needed a software solution to help the company compete with the bigger players in the industry, and to achieve rapid growth. The retailer found the right software with Aldata Solution.

infor retail  TEC Radio. For further information on Aldata's retail solutions, please visit http://www.aldata-solutions.com . For more information and to start your own custom solution comparison, please visit TEC's Merchandising Evaluation Center. Read More

Vendor Profile: PTC's Offering for Retail, Footwear, and Apparel


This IDC Vendor Profile focuses on PTC’s FlexPLM product for the retail, footwear, and apparel (RFA) industry—a product that leverages the product lifecycle management (PLM) capabilities of PTC’s Windchill product line. Find out about PTC’s entrance into the RFA market, its acquisition of Aptavis, and its customer collaborations with companies such as Nike, Liz Claiborne, and Nordstrom for continuing product development.

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NetSuite Acquires Retail Anywhere’s Cloud POS


Just before the NRF BIG Retail Show 2013, NetSuite announced that it had acquired Retail Anywhere, a provider of multichannel retail management solutions. The acquisition builds on NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform, delivering a broad integrated cloud business suite for retailers, giving them what they need to open up new sales channels and expand their businesses globally. The addition fulfills a

infor retail  with the tools and information they need to satisfy customers and maximize sales at every visit. The Retail Anywhere team brings its retail industry expertise and proven management acumen to NetSuite’s eTail/Retail Products business unit. In addition, NetSuite Retail Anywhere success to date has drawn together a healthy ecosystem of industry partner solutions. Partners such as DigitalPersona for biometrics readers, Ingenico for signature capture and payment terminals, JustEnough retail planning, Read More

TEC Highlights Report: Infor SyteLine v.9


Similarly to other Infor ERP products, Infor SyteLine follows Infor’s general approach focusing on Infor 10x (the latest iteration of the Infor 10 release), micro-verticals, and a positive user experience. The Infor SyteLine 9 release boasts 150 new functional enhancements to the core Infor SyteLine product and an esthetically pleasing design. Read up on the major functionality enhancements, such as the new, attractive, and socially interactive user interface, in this TEC Highlights report from TEC senior ERP analyst Aleksey Osintsev.

infor retail  Highlights Report: Infor SyteLine v.9 Similarly to other Infor ERP products, Infor SyteLine follows Infor’s general approach focusing on Infor 10x (the latest iteration of the Infor 10 release), micro-verticals, and a positive user experience. The Infor SyteLine 9 release boasts 150 new functional enhancements to the core Infor SyteLine product and an esthetically pleasing design. Read up on the major functionality enhancements, such as the new, attractive, and socially interactive user interface, in Read More

SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction


Can SAP, a market and technology leader in business management software, translate its success in the manufacturing industry to retail? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the complexities of this master vertical and the steps SAP has taken to address them. The ensuing candid discussion with the SAP Retail Industry team sheds some light on SAP’s strategy with regard to the retail industry.

infor retail  further details and contact information at the SAP for Retail Web site . References and Further Reading Gartner. “Evaluating IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP’s Business Application Industry Strategies.” G00210646. May 10, 2011. Robert McFarland. Retail without Boundaries: Forging a New Business Model . Retail Info Systems News . December 20, 2010. SAP. Not at Just Any Price . SAP Spectrum. March 2010. TEC. “Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers – Part 1 . March 30, 2009. TEC on SAP Read More

Infor M3 to Handle Fresh Food Planning


Infor has announce plans to deliver a range of enhancements to Infor M3 (formerly Intentia Movex). The enhancements will include the development of Infor M3 Fresh Food Planner (FFP), a new application for companies that produce ultra-fresh food (counting shelf-life in days rather than weeks and months). Infor M3 FFP is designed to deliver a new way of planning fresh food

infor retail  Handle Fresh Food Planning Infor has announce plans to deliver a range of enhancements to Infor M3  (formerly Intentia Movex ). The enhancements will include the development of Infor M3 Fresh Food Planner (FFP) , a new application for companies that produce ultra-fresh food (counting shelf-life in days rather than weeks and months). Infor M3 FFP is designed to deliver a new way of planning fresh food production, as these manufacturers are continually caught between being out of stock and having stock Read More

Is IoT Changing the Face of Omnichannel Retail?


Omnichannel retail has forever changed the face of retail. And now, another recent innovation, the Internet of Things, is poised to change the face of retail—once again. TEC CRM analyst Raluca Druta keys in on how she envisions this relationship to unfold in the preamble to the full discussion on the topic later this month on ERP Conversation Live.

infor retail  that exposed credit card information show that this is not an exceptional event.)   In combination with omnichannel, IoT can lead to saturation—and resemble the current state of social media. Today, on social media channels, users get bombarded with all kinds of messages from not only companies, but also other users who share and re-share content, comments, notifications, etc. Imagine getting all that on a smart fridge or microwave!   IoT in general and omnichannel IoT in particular has to learn from Read More

Infor VISUAL ERP Certification Report


Infor VISUAL by Infor is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturing, engineer-to-order manufacturing, mixed-mode manufacturing, and small to medium business (SMB) manufacturing in the ERP Evaluation Center, as well as for financial packages in the Accounting and Small Business Software Evaluation Center. Inherited visual and deep manufacturing functionality, combined with the cutting-edge innovations from Infor in the form of a modern and easily customizable user interface, easy integration, and powerful data analytics tools all come together to provide a rich and deep visualization offering. Download the certification report now for in-depth analysis and analyst commentary on Infor VISUAL.

infor retail  VISUAL ERP Certification Report Infor VISUAL by Infor is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturing, engineer-to-order manufacturing, mixed-mode manufacturing, and small to medium business (SMB) manufacturing in the ERP Evaluation Center, as well as for financial packages in the Accounting and Small Business Software Evaluation Center. Inherited visual and deep manufacturing functionality, combined with the cutting-edge innovations Read More

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What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

infor retail  of Business Administration and Information Technology—graduating with honors from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University . In his spare time, he enjoys camping, hiking, mountain biking, and participating in virtually any competitive sport.   The Microsoft Retail Difference TEC: What differentiates the Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail offering in the marketplace, given the fierce competition and touted end-to-end offerings by, say, SAP , Oracle , JDA Software , Epicor Software , RedPrairie Read More