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Mar 12, 2021
Mid-sized retailers spend more money on IT projects while receiving fewer benefits. Why is that the case, and must it always be that way? Here are 10 tips for mid-sized retailers to up their game when it comes to IT projects and effective communication.
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Sep 13, 2020
Montreal-based RIBA Retail and Denver-based Aydept Consulting have merged to form RIBA-AYDEPT – a boutique consulting firm designed to provide better and more affordable technology services for retailers.
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May 21, 2019
The Aptos Engage User Conference from April 29 to May 2, 2019 brought forth excitement at the possibilities of OMS integration, retail platform Aptos One, and the emphasis on mid-sized retailer challenges.
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Fall down the rabbit hole of retail technology.

Pandemic Exposes Cracks in Retail Technology

6 Part Series
   |   Feb 11, 2021
Though the retail industry is constantly evolving to better suit consumers’ and manufacturers’ needs, the pandemic has exposed existing cracks and challenges within retail technology.


The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has exposed cracks in retailer’s ability to adapt to a remote world. Ther systems and software may not be equipped for the integrated commerce required to function during lockdown.

Crack 1 – ERP System Fitness

Is it time to consider replacing your legacy ERP? Understand your system’s fitness and consider these strategies for getting your ERP system functioning well in a remote world.

Crack 2 – Fully Integrated Order Management

Is your order management fully integrated within your operation? Is it truly necessary to ensure that it is? We’ve uncovered the secrets to fully integrated order management in a pandemic-run world.

Crack 3 – Touchpoint Solutions

The market for touchpoint solutions has grown in popularity among retailers who are seeking answers to minor problems in their traditional system management.

Crack 4 – Supply Chain Workflow

The pandemic has forced many retailers to take a hard look at their supply chain workflow. There are six essential processes to customer purchases that should be adaptable to large changes brought by COVID-19.

Crack 5 – Analytics

Analytics are a common denominator for exposing cracks in technology for most mid-sized retailers. Updating the focus on analytics helps retailers understand where pain points are in their organization.



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