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- Jan. 29, 2014 -
Supply Chain News: Best Solutions of NRF 2014 Day 1
SCDigest Breaks Out Cool and Interesting New Solutions from the NRF Big Show in New York City into Individual Videos
by SCDigest Editorial Staff
Thousands of SCDigest subscribers have viewed our full video reviews of NRF 2014 Day 1 and Day 2, which featured a number of cool and interesting new solutions.
As we did in 2013, this year we once again break out those different solutions into individual videos, so readers can select to view just the brief solution summaries (1-2 minutes) that are of interest to them. Here we present just those solutions covered from Day 1. There is another page for Day 2 solutions.
First, we start with SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore's summary of key themes and trends at this year's NRF show.
Key Themes and Trends at NRF 2014
We also interviewed Hamish Brewer, CEO of JDA Software, on his Sunday keynote speech, which was largely based on a major global survey of retail CEOs.
Interview with Hamish Brewer of JDA
Video analytics were all over the show floor, and a company called i3 Technologies is using the technology to identify out-of-stocks and lost sales.
Video Analytics from i3 Captures Out-of-Stocks
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eBay has a lot more going on in eFulfilment than we realized, including distributed order management software and a growing 3PL network. Its spokesperson explains.
eBay's Growing eFullfillment Footprint
Oracle keeps adding to its supply chain capabilities, including new, very granular improvements to its demand planning software, as its spokesperson explains.
Oracle's New Demand Planning Capabilities
Just what does predictive analytics really mean? An expert from Retalon provides us his perspective.
Retalon Explains Predictive Analytics
Finally on Day 1, an executive from Denso explains how new technology can encrypt data in the increasingly ubiquitous QR codes, useful to hide some info that can only be read with a scanner with the right encryption key and for detecting counterfeit products.
Securing Data in QR Codes
Again, you can find the covered Day 2 solutions here.
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