Retailers have complex organizations with interdependent processes that require perfectly-timed coordination of multiple data inputs and decisions. For example, simply bringing a new product to market requires decisions and actions from multiple roles within the company. Different data sets are necessary from roles like buyers, planners, supply chain executives, and marketers.
The next wave of progress for many retailers begins with transforming merchandising systems, allowing the business to remain flexible and progressive. IDC recently positioned Oracle as a leader in Retail Merchandising Solutions. Retailers are looking toward the cloud to lower risk, accelerate innovation, and adopt industry best practices