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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

pos market share  merchandising, financials, HCM/WFM, and POS are basic building blocks for all retailers. Retailers also show strong interest in more specialized solutions for analytics, planning, replenishment, optimization, and customer intimacy (clienteling). SAP’s retail solution portfolio consists of the following six broad areas: Real-time Insight —SAP’s BI platform and tools, as well as its analytics applications, enable line-of-business (LoB) managers to gain rapid access to current and critical insight to

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TEC's Mid-market ERP-Distribution Buyer’s Guide


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pos market share  frontend customer service and POS interface to provide staff with access to all mission critical information from one screen. With Epicor for Distribution, we are able to provide a high level of order detail and tracking which has significantly reduced the number of calls from customers and suppliers on order status, said Kremer. This translates to a significant cost savings as well as contributing to our overall efficiency. According to Kremer, the increased efficiency enabled by the functionality Read More

TradeStone Software—Helping Omni-Market Retail Transformation


2013 served as another banner year for merchandise lifecycle management platform provider TradeStone, as the company continued its streak of double digit growth. The vendor signed a number of noteworthy new retailers and further extended its roster by adding new customers in the athletic apparel, office/school supply, and furniture markets.

pos market share  to use data from POS and tie it to their PLM solutions, to see trends based on consumer behavior. Using a system like TradeStone MLM, retailers could leverage this information with their development teams and suppliers. Today, retailers are already using TradeStone to postpone manufacturing decisions to more quickly respond to trend and channel conditions, giving them the ability to deliver market specific products anywhere in the world, while mitigating risk and increasing profitability.   The Read More

Retail Market Dynamics for Software Vendors Part Two: Progress


ERP vendors are making their way into the retail market by bundling, acquiring point solutions or partnering strategically to embed retail-specific functions within their suites. Like in all other enterprise applications markets, eventually, albeit not any time soon, the retail market too will come to a showdown between the pure retail vendors and the enterprise application vendors (e.g., Oracle, SAP, Lawson, PeopleSoft, SSA Global, Geac, Intentia, etc.), which have been striving to natively embed more retail-specific capability into their products.

pos market share  logistics, invoice reconciliation, and POS also need the same product information. The retail sector, particularly food and grocery industry, would hence greatly benefit from some on-line industry coordination when it comes to managing catalogs and B2B trading communities. ERP Vendors Enter the Retail Market ERP vendors are making their way into the retail market by bundling, acquiring point solutions or partnering strategically to embed retail-specific functions within their suites. Like in all other Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


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pos market share  at the current equidistant positions? xTuple : No market is static; as our ERP Graveyard blog (www.erpgraveyard.com) bears witness, the vendor picture changes almost weekly. But we believe that the market is so fragmented—largely due to the nature of ERP in the first place—that it's unlikely there will be one dominant winner. We believe the tier 1 players will continue to have mixed success moving down-market; the mid-tier will continue to consolidate through mergers and acquisitions (M&A); and Read More

Understanding Integration in the SMB Market


Small and medium businesses (SMB) generally purchase integration solutions that conform to plans of their larger business partners. Their decisions are reactive, rather than proactive. Understanding the SMB market can help integration solution providers better understand SMB needs. This white paper addresses integration in the SMB market in two parts: the first deals with understanding the nature of the SMB market; the second deals with what SMB integration solutions should address.

pos market share  Integration in the SMB Market Small and medium businesses (SMB) generally purchase integration solutions that conform to plans of their larger business partners. Their decisions are reactive, rather than proactive. Understanding the SMB market can help integration solution providers better understand SMB needs. This white paper addresses integration in the SMB market in two parts: the first deals with understanding the nature of the SMB market; the second deals with what SMB integration Read More

Winning your market - second in a series


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Mid-Market ERP Vendors Doing CRM & SCM In A DIY Fashion Part 1: Recent Announcements


While the ERP mid-market has seen more vibrant intra-market merger & acquisition activity during 2001, it appears that 2002 will, for some more tenacious Tier 2/Tier 3 vendors, be the year of delivering products under their own steam as to counteract the onslaught by Tier 1 vendors and mid-market juggernauts.

pos market share  Outlook email editor for composing emails, making available the full editing, spell check, formatting and other facilities that Outlook provides. The contents of sent email messages are automatically copied as activities in IMPACT CRM. In addition, incoming MS Outlook email messages along with any document attachments can be automatically copied into matching account records. Furthermore, when tasks and appointments are created in IMPACT CRM, an option Write to Microsoft Outlook, is offered. When this Read More

SAP Brings HANA to the SME Market


Yesterday SAP announced its strategy to provide small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the services of the SAP HANA platform via SAP HANA analytics for SAP Business One and the SAP HANA Edge Edition. HANA, SAP's in-memory database and analytic platform, will provide Business One users with in-memory analytics specifically designed for small and medium businesses. In this regard

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pos market share  nice contrast to our position. TEC: How do you manage (and have you managed) to survive and thrive in SAP 's backyard? AS: We are a company that differs from SAP in its market and approach. We sometimes thrive as a comparison package with SAP: our strategy, product focus, and direction contrast those of SAP, while our clear evolutionary path, vendor-direct model, and especially mid-market heritage and focus help us tremendously. TEC: What is your strategy toward social (E2.0) tools and roles-based user ex Read More

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pos market share  joint advertising campaign to position and promote channel partners and the combined PeopleSoft and IBM solutions in local markets. The two companies also plan to leverage IBM's Small and Medium Business Advantage program to provide sales incentives, marketing tools and resources, training, and demonstration capabilities to the SMB channel partners. PeopleSoft and IBM also announced an industry-tailored offering for tier two and tier three automotive suppliers that will be delivered through the new Read More

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pos market share  are already finding it impossible to compete or expand against entrenched legacy providers. As a result we're seeing partnerships between the two begin to blossom. This is a sign of the market maturing in at least some segments. We shall identify these segments, and some chief players among them, below. In this part of the series, we examine the rise and nature of the different service providers that inhabit this space. In subsequent pieces, we shall examine service provider market and technology trends. Read More

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