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RedPrairie's Millennial Report Reveals Shopping Preferences of Gen Y Consumers
The point of The Millennial Report is not so much to compare Gen Y to Gen X or other groups as it is to help retailers understand the mindset and shopping

naturally speaking  that Millennials use interchangeably. Naturally, the salient message is that RedPrairie's Commerce Suite helps deliver that consistent, all-channel experience with its all-channel commerce and fulfillment capabilities. Further TEC Reading RedShift 2012: RedPrairie's Three-year Transformational Journey  (June 2012) Successful Cross-channel Retailing: 4 Concepts to Master (May 2012) Act Vertical vs. Go Extinct Retailers – Part 3  (May 2009)

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