New Stores, New Problems?

Many retailers are seeking to expand their business through new formats. Smaller format and convenience stores provide an excellent opportunity to reach new customers in grocery retail for example. New formats, business models and customers introduce uncertainty and costs. It is essential to both understand and predict this new demand in order to…

Retail Week Live: Algorithms Revolutionize Retail

How can retailers meet the many challenges they are facing today? Just like every year, the Retail Week Live in London will provide us with all kinds of up-to-date answers to this question. At the conference on March 16th and 17th, Michael Sinn, Director Supply Chain & Category Management at Otto Group, and Blue Yonder founder, Prof. Dr. Michael…

Automated stock replenishment on Valentine's Day

Whether you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, last weekend you couldn’t escape the red hearts and roses on the high street. Valentine’s Day is the fourth largest day for retailers, where couples splash out on romantic gifts for their valentine. In the UK consumers spend on average £35 on a gift. There is a huge opportunity for retailers to…

To learn from retail means to learn (digital) transformation

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Valid Predictions and Automation to Strengthen Business

Goods management and an optimal pricing system are only two of the topics currently being addressed by retail. In addition to these, there is the online channel, which you should connect to your stationary trade to provide an integrated and satisfying shopping experience. We demonstrate what contribution predictive applications make to…

Why a Silo Mentality Stifles Progress in Companies

It is common knowledge that strong departmental thinking and a lack of willingness to see beyond one’s own nose are not exactly beneficial to companies. We also know how essential it is to work together towards achieving a common company goal. However, unified cooperation, not only between departments but also with the executive team, still presents…

Innovations in the Supply Chain: a Summary of the 5th Aviation Forum

The “5th Aviation Forum” was held at Hamburg’s CCH from December 8 to 9 under the auspices of the Airbus group. The topic of this year’s event was “Supply Chain Integration Challenges in Commercial Aerospace.”

Predictions for 2016: The Year of the Algorithm

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Data Natives: Are workplaces snuffing out Predictive Applications?

On the 19th and 20th of November 2015, the “Data Natives” will meet in the nHow-Hotel in Berlin. More than 450 participants have already registered for this conference. The topics emphasized will be: Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and FinTech. Lars Trieloff, Director of Product Management, will represent Blue Yonder at the practice-oriented…

Technology Review: Blue Yonder is one of the most innovative enterprises

Amazon, Facebook, Uber: Blue Yonder is in good company with its inclusion in the 50 most innovative enterprises list. "Technology Review" went looking for companies that will lastingly change our world and found Blue Yonder. Their predictive applications are an expression of digital change and help businesses make the right automated decisions. A…