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Signature Retail Services Partners with Natural Insight

Signature Retail Services, a best-in-class retail merchandising organization that provides services to leading brands and retailers across all 50 states, has selected Natural Insight for end-to-end labor management. “Our sole mission is to support our customers with superior retail merchandising and construction services combined with continuous process improvements, innovative technology, and rich data reporting,” said... More
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The Economy of Hugs: Why the Best SaaS Companies Treat Everyday Like Valentine’s

Tomorrow is Valentine’s!  A day that moves us to reflect on the things that we love the most. And, as someone responsible for growing an innovative software-as-a-service business, I can tell you that I absolutely love the annual SaaS industry survey produced by David Skok from Matrix Ventures and his colleagues at Pacific Crest Securities and OpenView Ventures. So, in... More
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Big Foot Sighting…Amazon Has Opened it’s First Brick-and-Mortar Store

Online giant, Amazon has been spotted! Amazon has officially come out of the internet shadows and opened its first ever brick and mortar location on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. Students at Purdue will be able to order textbooks, electronics, or anything else their hearts desire. Once the order arrives, an email... More
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How Merchandisers Optimize Employee Scheduling

Managing hundreds or even thousands of remote employees is complex and one of the most challenging tasks merchandising managers have is trying to schedule the right people for the right projects. Here are 3 ways MSO’s are overcoming obstacles and optimizing scheduling. 1) Schedule based on skills and experience Have a job that requires an... More
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NRF 2015: Why Omni-Channel Retail Demands Innovative Store Operations

Last week I attended the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show in New York City.  If you’ve never been to NRF before, it’s an enormous conference where more than 30,000 retail professionals from 90 countries come together to ponder the past, reflect on the present, and most importantly, plan for the future. Just like last... More
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Natural Insight Launches Integrated Store Communications for Retailers

Today, at the 104th NRF conference, Natural Insight announced the launch of NI Connect, integrated store communications for retailers. This new module, is a built-in, spam-free, two-way communications system that further improves coordination between corporate managers and retail store associates. “Our customers in the retail ecosystem count on us to manage labor from end-to-end,” said Stefan Midford,... More
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Natural Insight Announces Record Revenue, New Financing

This morning Natural Insight announced some exciting news! 1. 2014 has been another record revenue year for Natural Insight. 2. We have secured $2 million dollars in debt financing from SaaS Capital. 3. Natural Insight has a spiffy new website! While proud of these accomplishments, we’re also appreciative of the fact that 100% of our... More
5 Reasons Retailers Need Workforce Management Software

Top 5 Reasons Retailers Need Workforce Management Software

At a time when the in-store experience is key, improving execution is critical. Here are the top five reasons retailers need (and love) workforce management software… 1. It’s a one-stop shop It’s one platform for all workforce management needs. Integrated scheduling, time keeping, task management, and reporting make managing remote stores easy. 2. Seeing is... More
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The New Natural Insight is Live!

I am thrilled to announce that today we launched a major re-design of our web site at www.naturalinsight.com.  Our objective was to make things spiffy, clean, bright.  But most importantly, we wanted to make it easier to understand the unique workforce management value that we provide to our many amazing customers. It was a team effort from a fantastic... More
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Attack of the Killer Robots: Why Online Advertising Demands Offline Intelligence

Last week Greg Sterling authored a fascinating story on how advertisers are spending more than ever on digital on-line media — at precisely the same time questions are increasing about the efficacy of such advertising campaigns. Talk about some serious soul searching? Imagine if you were a brand marketer spending millions of dollars to connect with consumers through... More