Digitally-Enabled, Shopper-Centric

With the retail industry experiencing unprecedented change, many organizations are challenged to keep up the pace of innovation. This is too often made harder due to installed, budget-consuming legacy technologies that are obstacles to adoption.

Transformational Retail specializes in connecting emerging technologies that analyze shopper preferences and behaviors with retailers who seek to leverage big data and predictive analytics. Our experts assess emerging technologies, proactively engage with the most promising offerings, and help to facilitate those innovations for retailers in a manner that is both cost-effective and risk-averse.

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Phone: 530.820.3390
Address: 13620 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603

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Become a Digitally-Enabled, Shopper-Centric Business

Transformational Retail offers retailers expert guidance in the following areas:

  • Strategy-aligned technology plan
  • Solution selection, vendor due-diligence
  • Innovation evaluation, prioritization & business case creation
  • Technology portfolio review, legacy rationalization plans
  • Digital planning, eCommerce & mobile
  • Project prioritization & implementation planning and guidance

Today’s Retailer Challenges

The fact is, legacy software is holding great retailers back. We are living in a time of significant technological transformation, and many retailers find it hard to keep up with the fast pace of the change. Legacy software presents the following challenges for retailers:

  1. Current software solutions are fragmented, too many vendors
    • Lack of integration (multiple forecasting systems)
    • Finger pointing between vendors is common
  2. Master data is replicated, managed redundantly
  3. Legacy platforms hard to replace, entrenching bad processes
    • Finding capable talent (i.e., Cobol/RPG coders) hard to do
  4. Maintaining old software uses budget needed for innovation
    • Replacement systems are difficult to financially justify
  5. Legacy systems lack key technologies such as AI, Mobile, etc.
  6. Inefficient, people and paper intensive business processes, and dependencies on external solutions like Microsoft Excel, have developed around these platforms
  7. Shopper support systems are siloed, resulting in disparate, mono-channel experiences vs. omni-channel experiences

We Help Retailers Meet Their Technology Transformation Goals

Our experts guide retailers to operational excellence, helping them make the transformation to digitally-enabled, shopper-centric businesses. 

Current State
  • Tactically-Focused
  • Legacy Dependent
  • On-Premise or Hybrid (Some Cloud)
  • Complex, Multi-Vendor
  • Proprietary, Older Platforms
  • Monolithic Architecture
  • Too Many Competing Priorities
  • Investing Budget In The past
Desired State
  • Strategically-Focused
  • Future-Ready
  • Fully Cloud-Deployed
  • Simplified, Fewer Vendors
  • Open, Modern Platforms
  • Services/Microservices Architecture
  • Priorities Clearly Defined
  • Investing Budget In The Future

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