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Oracle Delivers New Oracle Retail Allocation Release
Retail is indisputably one of Oracle’s major industries of focus where the giant has made significant investments, both in terms of acquisitions and in-house

the oracle retail application suite  using real-time inventory facts, the Oracle Retail Allocation solution enables retailers to deliver the right product, in the best assortment, for each location.  Retailers need to juggle a multiplicity of variables in terms of assortments. They must be finely tuned to local demographics and store and distribution center clusters, which influence merchandise allocation and pricing, which in turn affects and is affected by workforce levels and space planning. These are critical factors for retailers to

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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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