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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail

Behind WorkJam's Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam in 2014 as a digital frontline workplace to solve retail industry issues. “Our platform essentially helps retailers and companies and other industries, such as Read more

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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam Read more
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Platform Unification Is More Important Than Ever for Retailers
Successful retail requires flexibility. Recently, omnichannel was groundbreaking, but Retail Dive now reports it as a consumer baseline expectation. Let’s say a consumer is Read more
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How Buy Now Pay Later is Impacting the Store Experience
  The popularity of BNPL (buy now, pay later) has grown tremendously over the past decade. The attraction of breaking purchasing payments up over weeks without interest or Read more
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How Retailers Are Rethinking Their Space to Maximize Experience and Flow
Retail in 2022 and surviving as a brick-and-mortar store means keeping up with the consumers and consistently improving the customer’s experience. Keeping up with the consumers means Read more
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Moving Online to Brick & Mortar Has Helped UNTUCKit Thrive
With over 12K retail locations closing in 2020, leaving 159M square feet of retail space unoccupied, many might be thinking that the future of brick and mortar retail locations is Read more
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How American Eagle Outfitters Went by Acquisitions to Fill Logistics Gaps
At a time when the supply and demand chain is experiencing growth in the retail sector, companies are focusing now more than ever on their efforts to keep up with the increasing Read more

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Use Cases and the Technology Enabling Medical Data, Privacy and Anonymization
Use Cases and the Technology Enabling Medical Data, Privacy and Anonymization
October 5, 2022
Health data makes up more than 30% of the world’s data (Intel, 2022) — and it’s growing each year. The data is more than tangible, straightforward information, like dates of vaccinations and test Read more
Preparing Gen Z for a Lifetime of Leadership with Erica Molett
October 4, 2022
When introducing Erica Molett, it can be hard to know where to begin. She has founded and is currently the CEO of three different organizations: Kandake Tech, Beyond the Ball, and Expansion Solutions Consulting. Read more
Forging Connections: Flipping CAPA on It’s Head with Prevention
October 4, 2022
Waste and lost money run rampant in various sectors, and healthcare and pharmaceuticals are no exception. Bethany Kearney, Director of Enablement for Sparta Systems, and Zillery Fortner, Product Read more

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The Digitization of Offline Retail: Taking Your Store Online
November 10, 2020
  MarketScale's Retail Refined, with host Melissa Gonzalez, is leading the discussion around retail in the new normal and beyond — and it's going live. On this live episode, Read more

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The Blending of Brick-and-Mortar and Online and the Rise of ‘Dark Stores’
January 19, 2021
Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest Read more
How Personalization and Supply Chain Efficiency are Driving Retail Resurgence
Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store Read more
How Big Data Changed Fulfillment and Inventory in Retail
Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store Read more

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Why Virtual Dressing Rooms Will Be Key for Differentiating in Retail
March 9, 2022
The days of retail clothiers needing to stock multiple garment sizes could be drawing to a close. NOBAL Technologies developed a product poised to revolutionize the customer retail Read more
How Fast Fashion Can Fix Its Sustainability Reputation Through the Supply Chain
  While at the world’s largest retail conference and expo, Retail Refined Read more
Bringing One-click Checkouts to Merchants of All Sizes
Ian Leslie, Senior Director of Retail Advocacy at Bolt, joined Retail Refined for a Read more
How Will A Decrease in Foot Traffic Impact the In-Store Environment?
What is the social and economic impact of declining foot traffic at malls around Read more
How Will A Decrease in Foot Traffic Impact the In-Store Environment?
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How Will A Decrease in Foot Traffic Impact the In-Store Environment?
February 15, 2022
What is the social and economic impact of declining foot traffic at malls around the country? To get insight into this question the Host of Retail Refined, Melissa Gonzalez, sat down Read more
Pop-Up Retailers Will Finally Have Analytics to Chart Success
  This episode of Retail Refined explored the emerging spatial intelligence Read more
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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
September 27, 2022
  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam in 2014 as a digital frontline workplace to solve retail industry issues. “Our platform essentially helps retailers and companies and other industries, such as Read more
Platform Unification Is More Important Than Ever for Retailers
August 23, 2022
Successful retail requires flexibility. Recently, omnichannel was groundbreaking, but Retail Dive now reports it as a consumer baseline expectation. Let’s say a consumer is shopping on their mobile device. They transfer to their laptop to complete the transaction only to find an empty cart. These disconnections create enough friction for shoppers Read more
How Buy Now Pay Later is Impacting the Store Experience
August 2, 2022
  The popularity of BNPL (buy now, pay later) has grown tremendously over the past decade. The attraction of breaking purchasing payments up over weeks without interest or late fees is undeniable. In fact, “BNPL spending in the US is up 230% since 2020, per a September report by Accenture... [and] it’s estimated to total ~$226 billion this Read more
How Retailers Are Rethinking Their Space to Maximize Experience and Flow
July 5, 2022
Retail in 2022 and surviving as a brick-and-mortar store means keeping up with the consumers and consistently improving the customer’s experience. Keeping up with the consumers means being able to know what is convenient for them and what drives a consumer to make a purchase. In this episode of Retail Redefined, hosted by Melissa Gonzalez with special Read more
Moving Online to Brick & Mortar Has Helped UNTUCKit Thrive
June 21, 2022
With over 12K retail locations closing in 2020, leaving 159M square feet of retail space unoccupied, many might be thinking that the future of brick and mortar retail locations is permanently on the decline. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, retailers opened more stores than they closed in 2021, “with a nearly 40 percent increase Read more
How American Eagle Outfitters Went by Acquisitions to Fill Logistics Gaps
April 12, 2022
At a time when the supply and demand chain is experiencing growth in the retail sector, companies are focusing now more than ever on their efforts to keep up with the increasing pressures. Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez sat down to talk about the matter, and with her, Shekar Natarajan, Chief Global Supply Chain Officer of American Eagle Read more
IBM Study Shows a Growing Portion of Consumers Embrace Hybrid Shopping
April 5, 2022
It’s the age-old question advertisers ask themselves: How do I ensure the brand is placed at the right place and right time to successfully engage our target audience throughout the customer journey? Discussing this loaded topic with Retail Refined Host, Melissa Gonzalez, is Karl Haller, partner of the consumer center of competency at IBM. One Read more
$40 Million in Funding Allows HugePOD to expand to the US
March 31, 2022
The Head of Global Expansion at HugePOD discusses custom apparel with Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez. HugePOD is a global leader in print-on-demand apparel design and manufacturing. Formally launched in 2021, HugePOD includes a worldwide network of diverse manufacturers and has developed a flexible fashion supply chain for world-class retailers, Read more
Studies Show Consumers Spend More Time Shopping in Digital Realities Versus a Digital Page
March 15, 2022
  The convenience of online shopping means those crowded malls are no longer. No more waiting in a long line to purchase an item, no more pushing through crowds. But also, no longer being able to see the item in a room, on display. No more walking into a store and seeing the products incorporated as designed. But what if that could change? Read more