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Predict What’s Next in Category Management

Desikan Madhavanur
JDA

Ever wish you could peer into the future and see what’s coming next? To better understand what technology investments are being prioritized to reach the modern shopper, we surveyed more than 130 category management and merchandising professionals as part of this year’s Voice of the Category Manager survey. Following are some key takeaways:

 

Understanding shopper behavior is a top focus  

The need to better understand the modern shopper is driving the priorities of both retail and manufacturing respondents. In the next five years, nearly half of the survey respondents plan to invest in customer-driven data science, a 16 percent increase since JDA conducted the first Voice of the Category Manager survey in 2017.

 

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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>


Events
 
 5 
Jun
2019
Future Stores Seattle 2019

Retail. Reimagined. The Conference for In-Store Innovators It's 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business-as-usual is long gone. But what's next in 2019, 2020, and beyond? Find out at Future Stores Seattle, the conference that prepares senior retail executives i ...

The Sheraton Seattle  
 
11
Jun
2019
Blockchain Implementation

This two-day, interactive class goes through the basics of what blockchain technology is, what its component parts are, and several use cases. In this way, outstanding issues to implementation are highlighted, and the impacts to implementation can be seen and evaluated. In this fashion, controls and effective govern ...

NBC TOWER| Chicago, IL  
 
17
Jun
2019
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2019

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV  
 
18
Jun
2019
ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

The Only Peer-Led IT Sourcing Conference ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networ ...

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel  
 

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S&OP Manager
     
     Irvine CA  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Planning Manager
     
     Norfolk Area, VA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Sourcing Specialist, General Procurement - Region Americas
     
     California - South San Francisco  -  PERM  -  Roche

Operations Specialist
     
     Fullerton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Demand Planner/Inventory Planner
     
     Huntington Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Manager - Health System
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
     
     Secaucus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Retail Operations Analyst
     
     Universal City  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Market Procurement Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Management Ops Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Direct Procurement Project Manager
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Sr. Sourcing Manager
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche

Director of Fulfillment Operations
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Regional Procurement Manager for Health Systems Organization
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 5 May 2019
Solid rise in new orders drives further improvement in operating conditions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...


Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. This has given me a unique opportunity to interact with students pursuing their master’s...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

After-sales service as a driver for word-of-mouth and customer satisfaction: insights from the automotive industry

This study aims to study the effect of the after-sales service experience and its quality on overall customer satisfaction and word-of-mouth (WOM) within the automotive industry. Based on the additional marketing mix ele...


International Agenda