IDC analysts weigh in on Infor Retail

by Infor Retail | Announcements | February 1, 2016

From our deep experience in the retail industry to our partnership with Whole Foods Market, IDC’s industry analysts agree that Infor is poised to revolutionize retail.

NRF 2016: Powerful tech, better results

by Infor Retail | NRF | January 20, 2016

Infor’s internal creative agency, Hook & Loop, is pioneering a new brand of user-centered design for retail software. Get an inside look at the retail revolution.

Making spirits bright: 5 retail inventions to light up the holiday shopping experience

by Infor Retail | Customer Experience | December 16, 2015

Here are some brand new retail technologies that will shape the way we shop during the 2015 holiday season—and, if they can engage enough consumers and help the bottom line—well into the future. Fresh prints Two of the most difficult problems facing mobile payments are security and convenience. A recent MasterCard survey of about 10,000… Read more »

Black Friday 2015: Store traffic is down, but the shopping experience remains crucial

by Infor Retail | Customer Experience | December 4, 2015

The numbers are in, and as expected, Black Friday 2015 is a fascinating microcosm for the big, overarching trends that are redefining today’s retail landscape. Here are some of the lessons learned:  Black Friday sales are down by about $1 billion dollars, with the big losses primarily in brick-and-mortar stores. Instead of rushing out at… Read more »

Infor Retail and Whole Foods Market: Serving the next-generation shopper

by Infor Retail | Announcements | November 18, 2015

“Change or die” might sound like a dire outlook for retail enterprise software, but for a business like Whole Foods Market—whose success revolves around transparency, efficiency, and quality, it’s just the way things are. In partnering with Infor Retail, Whole Foods Market is looking to unite its disparate software systems as part of a company-wide… Read more »

Building a suite of software from scratch

by Infor Retail | Cloud | October 28, 2015

The opportunity to write a completely new software suite doesn’t come along very often. Infor Retail is perfectly poised to do just that, revolutionizing retail from the ground up.

Why is Infor uniquely qualified to disrupt retail?

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 21, 2015

Infor has already developed differentiating capabilities that make it uniquely qualified to disrupt retail software. Those capabilities include: creating an engaging and satisfying user experience; turning big data into smart, predictive data; co-innovation with customers; and the development of optimal cloud-first ERP solutions and services. These existing internal capabilities, highlighted below, give Infor an advantageous… Read more »

Infor and Whole Foods announce partnership to reinvent retail

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 16, 2015

To kick off our partnership in co-innovating retail software, Infor CEO Charles Phillips and Whole Foods Market CEO Walter Robb talked with FOX Business about the big problems facing retail technology—and how we’re working together to solve them. By teaming up, we’re building a new, cloud-based retail management solution that will help Whole Foods to… Read more »

Flexibility-driven innovation: from user experience and big data to HCM and Retail

by Infor Retail | Cloud | October 14, 2015

Marc Scibelli, Infor’s Chief Creative Officer, believes that one of the most important virtues we can embrace in enterprise software is something he calls “flexibility of mind” or the “beginner’s mind.” It’s the ability to look at a situation without expectations or assumptions, to enable an adaptable approach to solving new and complex problems. For… Read more »

Whole Foods Market Partners with Infor to Build Next-Generation Cloud Retail Management Suite

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 14, 2015

State-of-the-art Retail Platform to Drive Operational Efficiencies, Deliver Enhanced Data Analytics and Customer Experiences NEW YORK & AUSTIN –  Oct 14, 2015 Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announced a partnership designed to redefine retail management software. The… Read more »

Infor Announces Infor CloudSuite™ Retail

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 14, 2015

Co-innovating with Leading Retailers including Whole Foods Market, Infor is Building a Cloud-Based Retail Application Suite Designed for 21st Century Retailing NEW YORK –  Oct 14, 2015 Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced Infor CloudSuite™ Retail, a new, modern suite of enterprise applications… Read more »

Infor Retail: What differentiates this tech shift from the 90s?

by Infor Retail | Cloud | October 13, 2015

The modernization of retail enterprise software in the 1990s predated the world of online shopping, social media, and mobile devices. Twenty years later, technological progress, changes in consumer behavior, and the challenges of the global economy are making the current retail business solutions obsolete.  Erik Hageman, Director of Hook & Loop, recently sat down with… Read more »

Infor Retail: Why hasn’t this been done?

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 13, 2015

Erik Hageman, Director of Hook & Loop, recently sat down with Infor Senior Vice President & General Manager for Infor Retail, Corey Tollefson, to discuss the legacy baggage that has prevented other organizations from updating current retail platforms and why Infor is ready for the challenge. Infor Retail—as a newly formed business unit—will operate with… Read more »

Infor Retail: How will UX create a new paradigm in retail software?

by Infor Retail | Digital Transformation | October 13, 2015

Erik Hageman, Director of Hook & Loop, recently sat down with Infor Senior Vice President & General Manager for Infor Retail, Corey Tollefson, to discuss how design and UX can help retailers deliver the experiences that users expect and that will foster long-term relationships with retail brands. Hook & Loop, Infor’s Manhattan-based internal creative agency,… Read more »

Infor Retail and the historic Simpson Crawford building

by Infor Retail | Announcements | October 13, 2015

Infor global headquarters in New York City are located in the former home of Simpson Crawford, one of the first high-end department stores in North America. Simpson Crawford’s inventive approach to the shopping experience resulted in groundbreaking innovation, including the city’s first escalator, and the pioneering use of window display mannequins. Duncan Angove, President of… Read more »