Cloud computing is revolutionizing the retail industry. Today, retailers find themselves increasingly drawn to the benefits that cloud offers while simplifying their business strategies. Apart from optimizing their supply chain processes, cloud helps retailers to understand their customers better by harnessing customer data in real-time.
By integrating data collected from each store, on user-friendly dashboards, cloud helps retailers identify their top customers in terms of revenue contribution, their purchasing patterns and frequency of visits. The knowledge of customer purchasing patterns at various stores has allowed companies to fine-tune their supply chain accordingly to maximize the gains at each store. The same information is being utilized by companies to rollout loyalty programs to foster strategic relationships with the customers for a business advantage. Also, cloud computing reduces the IT costs in managing existing as well as integrating new retail systems. As moving to cloud technology allows retailers to save money on server maintenance, businesses, looking to expand their retail footprint, are need technology expertise to simplify cloud deployment.
In order to help CIOs find the right retail cloud solution provider, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, analysts, and the Retail CIO Outlook’s editorial board has evaluated companies with a proven record that would successfully transform and simplify their retail systems. The companies featured here will empower retailers to adopt cloud services and address cloud concerns across the industry.
We present to you the Top 10 Cloud Solution Providers 2017.