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Addressing Retail’s Experience Challenges with Data

  As a Senior Manager on the Strategy and Insights for Retail and Consumer Goods team at Salesforce, Caila Schwartz’s goal is simple – help retailers gain a competitive edge via Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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Addressing Retail’s Experience Challenges with Data
October 6, 2020

As a Senior Manager on the Strategy and Insights for Retail and Consumer Goods team at Salesforce, Caila Schwartz’s goal is simple – help retailers gain a competitive edge via actionable data and insights. Schwartz joined Retail Refined for a conversation with host Melissa Gonzalez on how that goal takes shape in practice, diving […]

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5 Ways to Get Ready for Prime Day
October 1, 2020

Today marks the shift into the last quarter of the year. 2020 has had its share of challenges but, in the homestretch of the year, there are numerous opportunities to be had in the world of retail. Jennifer Ruscin, host of Bricks and Clicks, walks listeners through her tips for how your brand should prepare […]

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Empowering Employees in the Changing Retail Landscape with Derek Jones of Deputy
February 17, 2020

Derek Jones, VP of Enterprise Strategy for Deputy, joins us to talk about the shifting dynamic in retail and how it’s impacting workers. The retail storefront has forever changed due to the explosion of ecommerce. With convenience and ease, shoppers haven’t completely abandoned brick and mortar stores, but the in-store experience has to evolve. This […]

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