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NEWS

 

Oracle Retail Category Management Embedded with Oracle Retail Advanced Science Engine

Find out how Oracle Retail Category Management, embedded with Oracle Retail Advanced Science Engine, is helping category managers develop greater insights by combining their data with market data and retail science in a structured process that drives profitable customer centricity.
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New Survey: Measure How Well You Empower Store Associates to Deliver Service to Customers

Oracle has just launched a new store inventory management survey to measure how well retailers are empowering store associates with real-time inventory information—an increasingly critical capability in an omnichannel world. Find out why real-time inventory information is important and discover how well you are empowering your store associates.
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Q&A: David Dorf Discusses the Advantages of Running Oracle Retail on Oracle's Engineered Systems

Customers want retailers to be available to them around the clock, necessitating systems that run constantly. Senior Director of Technology Strategy for Oracle Retail David Dorf offers a preview of an Oracle OpenWorld session devoted to the advantages of running Oracle Retail on Oracle systems.
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MARKETPLACE INTELLIGENCE

 

Oracle Is Positioned as a Leader in the Latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications Report

Oracle is named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications report. (Source: Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications, July 8, 2014, by Robert Hetu)


IDC MarketScape Names Oracle Commerce a Leader in Worldwide Retail eCommerce Report

Oracle Commerce is named a Leader in the recent IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail eCommerce 2014 Vendor Assessment report. (Source: doc#GIPW02W, June 2014)


Oracle a Leader in the Forrester Wave for Retail Planning Solutions

Forrester Research Inc. names Oracle as a Leader in its competitive landscape analysis for retail planning solutions. (Source: The Forrester Wave: Retail Planning Solutions, Q2 2014, April 8, 2014, by George Lawrie)


Oracle Retail's Supply Chain Planning and Execution Software #1 for Revenue in New Gartner Report

Gartner's January 3, 2014 analysis of the competitive landscape for retail supply chain software, "Competitive Landscape: Target Transformational Software Opportunities Emerging in Retail" places Oracle in the #1 spot for revenue in 2012 for retail supply chain planning and execution software. (Source: Competitive Landscape: Target Transformational Software Opportunities Emerging in Retail by Jeffrey Roster, January 3, 2014, by Chad Eschinger)

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SPOTLIGHT: ORACLE OPENWORLD

 

Oracle Retail at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Join your peers in the Oracle Retail community at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in San Francisco, from September 28 to October 2. With more than 20 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. Take a look at the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Focus on Retail guide to get key information about sessions, demos, customer showcases, and more. Be sure to add these key sessions to your schedule.


Register for Oracle OpenWorld Today

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NEW E-BOOK

 

8 Strategies for Successful CIOs

Today, the role of the retail CIO is squarely focused on strategy and the organization's ability to adapt to changing consumer preferences, preserve margins, and serve customers. Learn how successful CIOs keep pace with their peers.

8 Strategies for Successful CIOs
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QUIZ

 

Is Your Business Set Up to Support Commerce Anywhere?

Consumer journeys are now more complex than ever before, and the marketplace is highly competitive. Take this new quiz to find out whether you empower consumers and business users in the pursuit of an outstanding customer experience.

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FEATURED WEBCAST

 

The Content and Commerce Collision—Are You Ready?

Wednesday, September 17, 9:00 a.m. PT
PureFormulas is one of fastest-growing e-retailers in the United States. In this Internet Retailer webcast, PureFormulas Chief Marketing Officer Daniel Moure and Vice President of E-Commerce and Merchandising Lars Furtwaengler discuss how they deliver exceptional, personalized experiences throughout the entire purchase cycle to differentiate the PureFormulas brand and drive revenue.

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FEATURED VIDEO

 
Cross-Channel Merchandising

Commerce Anywhere: Cross-Channel Merchandising Supports Consumer Journeys

Today's consumers no longer think in terms of individual channels and isolated interactions—they think in terms of their experience with the brand. Retailers need a global, cross-channel merchandising system that supports their unique business and the individual journeys of their customers—giving them access to endless aisles.


Watch more Oracle Retail videos.

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BLOGOSPHERE

 

Commerce Anywhere Blog


Oracle Customer Experience Blog


Oracle Retail Documentation Blog


Oracle Retail International Blog


OracleVoice on Forbes.com

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RECOMMENDED READING

 

White Paper: The Content and Commerce Collision


E-Book: Modern Commerce—It's All About Experience


Viewpoint: Connecting with the Consumer

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IN THE NEWS

 

Smaller E-Retailers Buy Better E-Commerce Platforms


Expert Column: The Science of Retail


PureFormulas Boosts Personalization with Oracle Commerce


Ermenegildo Zegna Group Integrates Operations and Drives Expansion Plans with Oracle Retail


Oracle Buys MICROS Systems


Read more Oracle Retail news.

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PRODUCT UPDATE

 

Webcast Replay: Oracle Commerce 11.1 Product Release

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RESOURCE CENTER

 

Oracle Retail Asset and Community Knowledge Portal (the RACK)

Welcome to the RACK, a comprehensive collection of informative resources and discussions about Oracle’s best-in-class retail solutions. Visit 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.

Oracle Retail Community
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COMMUNITY

 

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 the ORUG President, Armand Nelson, to join.

Commerce and analytics special interest groups are coming soon. Send us an e-mail if you are interested in becoming involved.

Oracle Retail User Group
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TRAINING

  Get up to speed on your Oracle Retail solution with expert training from Oracle University. Check out the schedules for the following courses.

Merchandise Operations Management


Merchandise Planning and Optimization


Retail Integration


Stores


Supply Chain


View all Oracle Retail training.

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EVENTS

 

Oracle OpenWorld 2014

September 28–October 2, 2014 | San Francisco, California


Shop.org Annual Summit 2014

September 29–October 1, 2014 │Seattle, Washington


National Retail Federation Annual Convention and EXPO

January 11–14, 2015 │New York, New York


Find an Oracle Event Near You

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