Unprecedented Times Call for Unprecedented Knowledge Sharing

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Tweet   Learning from Others’ Transformation It’s been said many times, we’re all in this together. When VMworld 2020 goes virtual in September, learning from your peers will be more important than ever. At no other time in recent memory have so many companies’ interests aligned, regardless of the business they’re in. Yes, there’s shared Read more...

On the Front-Line of Retail: Keeping Retailers Moving

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Tweet By: Jarek Matschey, Sales & Business Development Director, VMware Retailers have become under enormous pressure to operate as close to normal as possible, enabling people to buy food and essentials. IT can really help diffuse this pressure, to safeguard operations and business continuity, ensuring that critical actionable information is quickly made available when and where Read more...

VMware helps organizations strengthen their cybersecurity posture through our Cyber Range Solution built on the VMware Digital Learning Platform

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Tweet Contributed by: Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The protection of personal information is top of mind for every organization. As people, devices, and objects become more connected, a compromised connection in one system can negatively impact the mission of Read more...

Top Takeaways from NRF’s Big Show

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Tweet Top takeaways was gathered by four VMware retail experts who have attended NRF’s Big Show 2019. Paige Handza, Jarek Matschey, Lenka Kaňáková and Paul Kember   Retail fast-paced industry that is under dramatic change Retail is a truly fascinating industry that we interact with every day of our life from traditional and online retailers, Read more...

5 Retail Trends to Watch in 2019

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Tweet Retail sales in the United States from November 1st through Christmas Eve were up 5.1 percent to more than $850 billion, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. Making this the best holiday shopping season in six years, Mastercard said. With National Retail Federations Big Show 2019 just around the corner and a strong 2018 holiday report, Read more...

How Technology is Reviving the In-Store Shopping Experience

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Tweet   It’s no secret that Retail is undergoing a massive digital transformation. From customer checkout to core  IT infrastructure, all aspects of the retail experience are changing to enhance customer experience, break down organizational silos, and increase sales revenue. VMware’s retail community has described to us a set of core initiatives driving their 2019 Read more...

VMworld Europe Recap: Reimagining the Possible in Retail

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Tweet   Over the course of a week in early November, retailers from all over EMEA transcended upon Barcelona, Spain to reimagine the possible at VMworld Europe. Evenings were filled with cava and tapas, while afternoons were spent learning how next-generation digital technologies are transforming the retail industry. In a workshop designed to fuel conversation Read more...

’Tis the Season: Retailers Mobilize for Busy Holidays

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Tweet   The holiday season officially gets underway on the day after Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean retailers haven’t been prepping for months. Everyone’s been purchasing products, inventorying items, and hiring helpers in preparation for what experts predict will be a big year-over-year increase in shopper spending. And with increases in spending—whether those increases come Read more...

Top Performing Retailers Focus On Four Investments to Drive Sales

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Tweet According to Frost & Sullivan, for a retailer to be successful in the current business scenario, it is highly critical to have an omnichannel sales strategy. As customers increasingly use various channels to shop – in-store, online, order online and pick-up in store, and on mobile devices – providing a consistent shopping experience across Read more...

Leveraging Mobility in Retail Part 1

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Tweet Leveraging Mobility in Retail In 2017 over 6,400 store locations closed, leading people to believe that Retail is Dead. Maybe not. Les Viszlai, VMware Advisory Strategist, takes a deeper dive into an emerging area, “Leveraging Mobile in Retail,” and the impact to IT during this period of Retail natural selection. He explores 5 items Read more...