EnterWorks and NRF 2018: Sharing the Visual Store at Retail’s BIG Show

NRF 2018 is just around the corner, and EnterWorks is gearing up to show how retailers can cross the digital bridge to a new shopping reality.

Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC from January 14 to 16, the 2018 NRF Convention and EXPO is expected to bring together 35,000 attendees, 18,000 retailers, 3,500 companies, and over 600 exhibitors from 95 countries.

Join us at our Big Idea Session and at EnterWorks Booth #2231!
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Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie was appointed CEO of EnterWorks in May 2015. He came to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences. Mr. Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals. Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

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Product Information Management Comes to Life at EnterWorks Engage 2017!

The atmosphere was electric at the EnterWorks Engage 2017 User Conference! EnterWorks’ Product Information Management (PIM) and Master Data Management (MDM) solution experts and leadership team gathered with our amazing group of customers for a packed schedule of informative sessions, customer presentations, inspiring keynotes, and a little southern fun on the side. And, by the way, when we say “electric,” we mean it literally. For the second year, our customer Fender brought the house down with a performance by its house band, Fender Blues!
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Kerry Young

Kerry Young

Kerry Young joined EnterWorks in 2006 when Ennovative, Inc., the multi-channel publishing software company he co-founded, was acquired by EnterWorks. He directs EnterWorks’ operations and leads EnterWorks’ professional services and consulting organization, ensuring effective customer implementations and ongoing success. Mr. Young brings more than 25 years of technology and business management experience to EnterWorks, having served as CTO for a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, and earlier as VP, Information Technology for Marshall Industries, a $1.7 billion industrial electronics distributor. He previously managed information systems for a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas Corporation. Mr. Young holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from California State University Fullerton.

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CEO Insights from Paris Retail Week 2017

It was a rendezvous of retailers and ecommerce participants from across Europe at the 2017 Paris Retail Week event last week. For three days, we were immersed in networking and idea exchanges centered on omnichannel challenges facing this sector across local and global markets. Retail Week Paris is the biggest event of its kind in France, and EnterWorks was proud to join our strategic partner Intershop to share our respective solution advancements.
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Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie was appointed CEO of EnterWorks in May 2015. He came to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences. Mr. Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals. Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

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The Case for Assisted Intelligence: 2017 Fortune Brainstorm Tech Conference

While there was much investor and media interest in Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence at the 2017 Fortune Brainstorm Tech Conference this week, I believe a far more accessible aid for business is emerging: assisted intelligence.

The reason? If you pose the right problems to be solved by engaging artificial intelligence, a capability that learns by itself to sort through massive data stores and apply really cool algorithms can certainly make decisions faster, sort through more influencing factors, and generate a wealth of potential outcomes weighted by benefit and likelihood.  Not to mention use cases for embedding in devices, machines, networks, robots and software of all types.
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Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie was appointed CEO of EnterWorks in May 2015. He came to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences. Mr. Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals. Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

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GS1 Connect 2017 Conference: Our Top 5 Takeaways

The EnterWorks team recently returned from an excellent week attending the GS1 Connect 2017 Conference, along with 1WorldSync’s Users Conference. These back-to-back events allowed EnterWorks to demonstrate our commitment to enhancing access to richer, trusted product information for our customers and global trading partners.
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Kerry Young

Kerry Young

Kerry Young joined EnterWorks in 2006 when Ennovative, Inc., the multi-channel publishing software company he co-founded, was acquired by EnterWorks. He directs EnterWorks’ operations and leads EnterWorks’ professional services and consulting organization, ensuring effective customer implementations and ongoing success. Mr. Young brings more than 25 years of technology and business management experience to EnterWorks, having served as CTO for a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, and earlier as VP, Information Technology for Marshall Industries, a $1.7 billion industrial electronics distributor. He previously managed information systems for a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas Corporation. Mr. Young holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from California State University Fullerton.

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2017 NRF Show Observations from EnterWorks’ CEO: “Commerce is Not Enough”

The EnterWorks PIM and MDM team recently attended Retail’s BIG Show, NRF 2017. As we experienced the panels, presentations, and latest EXPO technologies, it became clear that omnichannel commerce has hit a content wall.
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Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie was appointed CEO of EnterWorks in May 2015. He came to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences. Mr. Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals. Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

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Stories from NRF 2017: B2B2C Driven by Content and Data Quality

This week EnterWorks is at Retail’s BIG Show, NRF 2017. Excitement is in the air around retail’s unprecedented transformation driven by data. It’s clear content has captured an increasingly important role in shaping the commerce experience. Consumers love control, options and personalization as they accelerate the push to omnichannel retailing and drive retailers and brands to collaborate on content in a Business-to-Business-to-Consumer (B2B2C) world. For retailers and brands, a key driver to convert shoppers into customers arises from high quality, enriched and findable product content.
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Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie

Rick Chavie was appointed CEO of EnterWorks in May 2015. He came to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences. Mr. Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals. Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

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NRF 2017: What to Expect at Retail’s BIG Show

Retailers, the countdown is on. The industry’s can’t-miss event is just around the corner. So as you finish the frenzy of holiday sales, take a moment to prepare for Retail’s BIG Show, NRF 2017!

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Kerry Young

Kerry Young

Kerry Young joined EnterWorks in 2006 when Ennovative, Inc., the multi-channel publishing software company he co-founded, was acquired by EnterWorks. He directs EnterWorks’ operations and leads EnterWorks’ professional services and consulting organization, ensuring effective customer implementations and ongoing success. Mr. Young brings more than 25 years of technology and business management experience to EnterWorks, having served as CTO for a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, and earlier as VP, Information Technology for Marshall Industries, a $1.7 billion industrial electronics distributor. He previously managed information systems for a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas Corporation. Mr. Young holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from California State University Fullerton.

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