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Oracle Retail Senior Vice President and General Manager Jill Puleri

The Role of the Store in Omnichannel Convergence

In this Chain Store Age article, Oracle Retail Senior Vice President and General Manager Jill Puleri asserts that stores are once again the darlings of retail. Even e-commerce pure plays are scrambling to establish brick-and-mortar locations, while established brands are busy exploring new ways to leverage their existing physical footprint. Many predicted that the store would survive—and, indeed, thrive—but few realized the full degree to which stores would become a coveted link within today’s customer-driven commerce anywhere shopping experience.

Oracle Retail Senior Vice President and General Manager of Retail and Hospitality Mike Webster

Oracle Retail Executive Point of View: Mike Webster (2:22)

Filmed at Oracle Industry Connect 2015, Oracle Retail Senior Vice President and General Manager of Retail and Hospitality Mike Webster shares his perspective on the state of the industry and Oracle Retail’s commitment to enabling commerce anywhere—the ability for customers to shop and complete transactions 24/7, whether in stores, online, at a kiosk, or from a mobile device.

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Now Available: Cloud Services to Enable Retailers to Profitably Engage Customers

In April 2015, Oracle launched Oracle Retail Customer Engagement Cloud Services, a suite of interoperable and integrated cloud services designed to drive incremental revenue and profitability by building customer loyalty, increasing average spend, and driving repeat purchases.
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Advanced Science SaaS Offerings Drive Profit and Differentiation with Category Management

In July 2015, Oracle launched three new science-focused software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings that go beyond traditional optimization tools to help retailers quickly create and execute profitable, localized assortments based on advanced, actionable retail science.
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Oracle’s Powerful Merchandise Operations Management Solutions Also Available in the Cloud

To reduce total cost of ownership, speed time to value, and deliver state-of-the-art merchandising solutions to a wider range of retailers, Oracle recently announced the availability of Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management as a cloud-based set of solutions.
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Oracle Retail at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

October 25–29, 2015│San Francisco, California
Join your peers in the Oracle Retail community for more than 16 sessions devoted to retail. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn best practices, be inspired by customer successes, and learn about the Oracle Retail product roadmap. This year’s program features a great mix of customer content, including stories from Belk, Bodybuilding.com, Deckers, Furniture Row, JC Penney, Lojas Renner, TOMS, Verizon, and Vitamix. And don’t miss the Commerce track, which has a variety of content relevant to retailers. Finally, the exclusive Retail Summit at Oracle Leaders Circle is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The program will be hosted by Oracle Retail Senior Vice President and General Manager Jill Puleri, with case studies and presentations by Deloitte, Guitar Center, IHL, and Nordstrom.

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Leading Retailers METRO and Fresh & Easy Share Their Approaches to Private Label Growth and Brand Compliance

The retail industry, and particularly the food sector, has become a highly sensitive market with consumers demanding full transparency, accurate labeling, quality ownership, and a rapid response to incidents. The growth in private label has only heightened the need for brand owners to collaborate with their supply chain in the sourcing, development, labeling, and quality control of their products. This webcast discussion is moderated by Editor in Chief of STORES magazine Susan Reda and features METRO Global Director Quality Assurance and Vice President John Carter and Fresh & Easy Director of Brand Development and Protection Denise Webster.

BJ’s Wholesale Club: How Exception-Based Reporting Supports Real-Time Asset Protection and Loss Prevention

Proactive exception-based reporting can lead to an increase in cases and case value and identify training issues or processes that need to be modified—and it can help reduce shrink across an organization. Learn how BJ’s Wholesale Club utilizes Oracle Hospitality XBRi Loss Prevention Cloud Service to protect its profits.

PETCO: Transforming Merchandise Planning and Operations

PETCO Vice President and Business Information Officer Mike Brown shares lessons learned during the organization’s emBARK transformation. PETCO implemented parallel and sequential solutions of Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management, Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization, and Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting to automate processes, lower total cost of ownership, and implement industry best practices.

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Oracle Retail User Group: Mission and Benefits

Oracle Retail User Group: Mission and Benefits (1:22)

Oracle Retail User Group (ORUG) President ArMand Nelson shares his perspective on the value of participation in ORUG.

Oracle Retail Executive Point of View: Jeff Warren

Oracle Retail Executive Point of View: Jeff Warren (2:15)

Oracle Retail Vice President of Solutions Management Jeff Warren shares his perspective on the value that cloud computing brings to retail operations, and offers highlights about Oracle Retail’s suite of cloud solutions.

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Triumph of the Individual: Meeting the Needs of the US Consumer

Using survey data and the real-life experiences of Oracle’s own retail clients, this report illustrates exactly how retailers can take advantage of omnichannel technology to provide a customer experience that will satisfy the needs of today’s US commerce-anywhere consumer.
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OracleVoice on Forbes.com

Commerce Anywhere Blog
Oracle Customer Experience Blog
Oracle Retail Documentation Blog
Oracle Retail International Blog
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Read the latest industry insights.

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Oracle Retail’s Merchandising Solutions Bring World-Class Capabilities to Charming Charlie

National Pen Drives International Expansion with Oracle

Oracle Helps Retailers Turn Data into Insight with New Cloud Services

Read more Oracle Retail news.

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Oracle Retail Asset and Community Knowledge Portal

Welcome to Oracle Retail Asset and Community Knowledge Portal—the RACK—a comprehensive collection of informative resources and discussions about Oracle’s best-in-class retail solutions. Visit the RACK to learn, collaborate, and connect through tools such as multimedia presentations, live chat sessions, and solution documentation. Registration unlocks an engaging experience throughout the entire Oracle Retail footprint.

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The Oracle Retail User Group (ORUG) is an independent community that provides dynamic forums for users of Oracle’s retail-specific applications, including merchandising, planning, supply chain, stores, and technical solutions. ORUG members enjoy direct input into Oracle’s product strategies through councils and boards, and have the opportunity to network with other users around the world through educational conferences, webcasts, and special-interest events.

Engagement in ORUG is voluntary and encouraged. Please e-mail ORUG President ArMand Nelson, to join.

Oracle Retail User Group
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Find Answers Fast with Oracle Retail’s My Oracle Support Communities

The My Oracle Support Community is an interactive, collaborative environment where you can post questions and get answers fast. The engineers who moderate the My Oracle Support Community also work on service requests. Visit the community to interact with and gain perspective from industry peers, and review important content and news relevant to your products. Access the community directly or from the Communities tab in My Oracle Support. To quickly learn how to use the community efficiently, watch the how-to videos in Doc ID 1616733.2.

Stay Informed: Visit and Follow the New Oracle Retail Support Blog

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New Oracle Retail 14.1 Training
Learn about your Oracle Retail solution with expert training from Oracle University. Check out the upcoming schedules for these popular courses.

Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management

Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization


Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting

View all Oracle Retail training.

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2015 Category Management Conference

September 29–October 1, 2015 | Orlando, Florida

Shop.org Digital Summit

October 5–7, 2015 │Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oracle OpenWorld 2015

October 25–29, 2015│San Francisco, California

National Retail Federation Annual Conference (“Big Show”)

January 17–20, 2016 │New York, New York

Oracle Industry Connect

April 12–13, 2016│Orlando, Florida

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