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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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naturally speaking  business. While authorizing purchases naturally plays a significant part of C-level functions, the responsibility for determining IT needs doesn’t dominate the roles of those who are making strategy decisions—and certainly not all strategy decisions involve IT. The following graph shows an overall percentage of IT decision-making roles performed by each C-level position (revenue details will follow). Figure 1. C-level executives and their primary IT decision-making roles full year 2010 Approximately Read More

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naturally speaking  using numerous application systems. Naturally then, SMBs have vastly different human resources (HR) needs compared to large multinational corporations. HR, in a nutshell, encompasses such areas as payroll, benefits, performance evaluation, candidate screening and recruiting, employee termination, and retirement packages. It's important for SMBs to purchase HR solutions that are scalable to their functionality needs. In addition, to remain competitive with large enterprises, SMBs must rely on vendors to Read More

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