Global Strategic Directions and Preferences of Retailers

Global Strategic Directions and Preferences of Retailers

RELEASE DATE
15-Dec-2005
REGION
North America
Research Code: A903-01-00-00-00
SKU: IT02578-NA-MR_15941
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Growth is a key challenge in the retail systems industry. Key retail solutions vendors need sufficient insights on retailers’ plans, preferences and perceptions to guide the formulation of a competitive and comprehensive IT strategy that enables retail business strategy to meet objectives, both globally and regionally. This research service is prepared after exhaustive interviews with 323 retailers across the World. Actionable analysis and insights from this service will aid retail solutions vendors in mapping their strengths against strategic priorities, technology adoption and investment trends in retail with that of vendor selection criteria of retailers for identifying strategic positioning for growth.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Methodology

  • Research Service Title and Highlights
  • Introduction and Methodology

Frost & Sullivan Awards

  • 2005 Frost & Sullivan Award for Preferred Retail Solutions Vendor
  • 2005 Frost & Sullivan Retail Technology Leadership Award
  • 2005 Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

Profile of Respondents and Definitions

  • Profile of Respondents; Retailer Tier and Retail Segment Definitions

Key Observations and Recommendations

  • Strategic Priorities
  • Retail Applications Budget
  • Information Technology (IT) Budget and Application Sourcing
  • Technology Adoption Patterns
  • Linking Strategic Priorities and Technology Adoption
  • Obstacles to Technology Adoption
  • Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria Across Regions
  • Perceived Strengths and Relative Positioning of Selective Vendors
  • Most Preferred Vendors for Key Technologies
  • Recommendations / Strategic Opportunities for Vendors

Strategic Priorities

  • Strategic Priorities of Retailers

Information Technology (IT) Adoption Preferences

  • Degree of Retail Technology Adoption and Areas of Opportunity
  • Information Technology (IT) Purchase Preferences
  • Connectivity and Integration Implementation Preferences
  • Obstacles to Technology Adoption

Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria

  • Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria

Perceived Brand Strength of Select Vendors

  • Perceived Brand Strength of Vendors.

Preferred Product Features and Vendors by Technology

  • Preferred Product Qualities and Vendors by Technology

Profile of Respondents

Key Observations and Recommendations

Strategic Priorities

Information Technology (IT) Adoption Preferences

Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria

Perceived Brand Strengths of Vendors

Preferred Product Features and Vendors by Technology

  • Profile of Respondents; Retailer Tier and Retail Segment Definitions

Profile of Respondents

Key Observations and Recommendations

Strategic Priorities

Information Technology (IT) Adoption Preferences

Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria

Perceived Brand Strengths of Vendors

Preferred Product Features and Vendors by Technology

Profile of Respondents

Key Observations and Recommendations

Strategic Priorities

Information Technology (IT) Adoption Preferences

Vendor / Brand Selection Criteria

Perceived Brand Strengths of Vendors

Preferred Product Features and Vendors by Technology

Related Research
Growth is a key challenge in the retail systems industry. Key retail solutions vendors need sufficient insights on retailers plans, preferences and perceptions to guide the formulation of a competitive and comprehensive IT strategy that enables retail business strategy to meet objectives, both globally and regionally. This research service is prepared after exhaustive interviews with 323 retailers across the World. Actionable analysis and insights from this service will aid retail solutions vendors in mapping their strengths against strategic priorities, technology adoption and investment trends in retail with that of vendor selection criteria of retailers for identifying strategic positioning for growth.
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WIP Number A903-01-00-00-00
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