Resilience in Retail: How to Increase It with eCommerce and the Cloud

eCommerce and cloud technologies are not new to retail, but the pandemic condensed years of digital commerce transformation into a few months or even weeks for many retailers. Retail resilience took on a whole new meaning, with retailers forced to quickly launch or overhaul their eCommerce channels to adapt to changing user requirements. The ability to… Continue reading Resilience in Retail: How to Increase It with eCommerce and the Cloud

Retail KPIs: Why They’re Important and How to Decide What You Should Be Measuring

As we reach the end of a very unpredictable summer and pass the half-way point in the year, a great way to help finish 2021 strong along with adapting to new trends is to dive into measurables—the key performance indicators (KPI) that make sure your business is still on the path to your goals for the year, as well as preparing you for the months beyond. While there is no one right list of KPIs because each retailer should be measuring different things based on a number… Continue reading Retail KPIs: Why They’re Important and How to Decide What You Should Be Measuring

Retail Supply Chain Transparency: It’s Important to Consumers, Too

All it takes today is an internet search to learn production details. It’s no wonder, then, that consumers are questioning the cost of what they buy. Take apparel, for example. Luxury brands deliver higher quality, but at prices upwards of eight times the actual cost of production, eyebrows are raised. On the other hand, mass-production… Continue reading Retail Supply Chain Transparency: It’s Important to Consumers, Too

Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest – Vol 355

Turning on Lot Specific Tracking and Lot Warehouse Tracking from Item Tracking Code Card, extensibility, redesign, alignment invoice post, and more can be found in this edition of Developer Digest. The Dynamics NAV and Business Central community, including the ArcherPoint technical staff, is made up of developers, project managers, and consultants who are constantly communicating,… Continue reading Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest – Vol 355

Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management

In this blog post, contributed to ArcherPoint by Brian Neufeld, Director of Marketing at Insight Works, we take a closer look at moving away from “tribal knowledge” within an organization to a system of processes. Having well-defined processes within an organization brings with it many benefits compared to relying on tribal knowledge of staff, as… Continue reading Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management

The Top 13 Most Important KPIs for Retailers

The retail industry is more competitive than ever, and businesses that want to stay in the game must stay on top of the numbers…analyzing data to determine important decisions. Without the ability to get to and work with that data, they are at a serious disadvantage. The common problem today is not the data itself.… Continue reading The Top 13 Most Important KPIs for Retailers

Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Although Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) will be around for a while, it’s clear that Microsoft is putting emphasis on development of Dynamics 365 Business Central. If you’re a GP user, you’ve probably heard of many reasons why it’s time to move to another ERP, specifically Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and the advantages of doing… Continue reading Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Retail Trends 2021: What are they and how you can adapt

5 Retail Trends for 2021: How You Can Adapt Your Business To Stay In Step In a fast-moving retail world, you need to stay informed about changes and new trends, and you need the ability to adapt quickly to them. Here are 5 trends and how you can adapt to accommodate them. Trend #1: Shoppers… Continue reading Retail Trends 2021: What are they and how you can adapt

The Top Eight KPIs Retailers Should Be Tracking (with Formulas) for Your Retail KPI Dashboard

As a retailer with a top notch retail management system, you have access to a plethora of metrics. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of data at your fingertips, so this is where Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help you determine which metrics can be used to keep your business moving in the right… Continue reading The Top Eight KPIs Retailers Should Be Tracking (with Formulas) for Your Retail KPI Dashboard

Habits Of Amazing People: Create An Anti-NO Zone

In Be Amazing or Go Home, Shep Hyken explains what makes “Amazing people” amazing. In this blog series, I have covered several habits these people have in common, including: Showing up ready to amaze, What it means to be amazing,  Always being on stage, Always showing up early (“Lombardi time”), and Always acting like you’re… Continue reading Habits Of Amazing People: Create An Anti-NO Zone