Tags » Operational Performance

Nordstrom vs. Macy's: Financial Analysis

Fashion retailers Nordstrom and Macy’s are companies with diverse operating segments and growth strategies and have led to vastly different outcomes financially. The financial and operational performance of Nordstrom for FY 2015 were compared to that of Macy’s and measures were proposed to increase Nordstrom’s current earnings growth rate. 7 more words


Marketing Planning Improves Performance

As global business increases competitive pressures, marketing departments face new challenges. They must anticipate and respond to frequently changing customer preferences and produce effective programs and campaigns to attract them. 1,411 more words

Operational Performance

Cloud-Based Analytics Still Don’t Deliver Self-Sufficiency

Cloud-based computing has become widespread, particularly in line-of-business applications from vendors such as Salesforce and SuccessFactors. Our benchmark research also suggests a rise in the acceptance of cloud-based analytics.   547 more words

Business Performance

Big Data Drives Price and Revenue Optimization

Information technology enables a data-driven management style that was not feasible until powerful, affordable computers became generally available. There’s no bright line marking when this became possible; the process is ongoing. 1,355 more words

Business Performance

Five Minutes Anyone?

“Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.”

Lord Horatio Nelson (British Admiral, 1758-1805)


Is NetSuite Sweet for Customers?

It’s widely agreed that customer experience is now the most important dynamic for business. Any organization that wants to retain loyal and even vocal customers should do everything possible to ensure and maintain customer satisfaction. 2,345 more words

Business Performance

Quantity & Measured versus Quality & Judged

“In fact, quality, not quantity, becomes the watchword. But quality must be judged, not measured.” (Bleecker, 1986, p.98).


Bleecker, S. (1986) Taking the Factory out of the Office. 10 more words