The Candid Voice in Retail Technology: Objective Insights, Pragmatic Advice

IT Spending In Retail 2018


Long-term observers know that retailers have always had a love-hate relationship with Information Technology. However, attitudes are changing, as companies increasingly use information to create differentiating value to consumers. IT is being elevated to a strategic function within the enterprise.

Still, this begs the question: How much are retailers spending on IT? Do they view information as a strategic asset? Has Cloud Computing enabled better responsiveness? And given that Amazon continues to spend buckets of money on Research and Development (and most recently, retail acquisitions), how will retailers respond?

Download the new report for a candid deep dive into the topic.

The 2017 IT Spending Report contains:

  • 20 data charts
  • 27 pages of analysis
  • Perspectives on retailers’ top business challenges driving their IT investment plans
  • Retailers’ reported priorities for IT spend across functional areas of the business
  • Perspectives on the organizational inhibitors getting in retailers’ way
  • An overview of the IT investments retailers plan to make — short term, and long term

Stay on top of retailers’ challenges and where they are looking for help to overcome those challenges.

The report is sponsored by JDA and is presented in partnership with Cathy Hotka & Associates.


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  • Cathy Hotka Associates
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