After another record-breaking year of
continued leadership and commitment in delivering innovative solutions to retailers
worldwide, announced its planned activities for the world’s leading retail
Harrods to Host Super Session:
SAP customer, will host a Super Session on the topic, “Anything is Possible:
How Harrods Understands, Anticipates and Inspires its Customers.” For more than
155 years, Harrods has been a successful retailer that sells everything from
postage stamps to airplanes. During this session, Harrods’ chief information
officer, David Llamas, will offer insight into how the legendary London department store
transformed into a global, multi-channel brand. Participants will learn how
Harrods leverages a single platform from SAP to enhance customer service,
increase operational efficiency and take advantage of new multi-channel opportunities.
Roundtable to Feature Beall’s, Harrods and Steve & Barry’s
SAP will be hosting an executive customer roundtable on Tuesday, January 15.
This invitation-only panel will offer press and analysts the opportunity to
speak directly to SAP customers, including Beall’s, Harrods and Steve &
Barry’s about their operations as well as how SAP is enabling them to be
Retail Leadership with New Senior Vice President of Trading
At NRF, SAP will introduce Verlin Youd, the newly appointed senior vice
president of Trading Industries. In this position, Youd is responsible for the
company’s strategy, approach and execution for the retail and wholesale
industries, and has the primary focus of delivering value to customers. With
more than 18 years of experience in the software and retail industry, Youd
brings a strong track record of success in delivering value to retailers around
the world. Prior to joining SAP, Youd was the vice president of industry
solutions at Motorola, where he led strategy and plan execution across all
target industries including retail and hospitality, transportation and
logistics, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, energy and utilities,
healthcare and field mobility.
SAP will showcase its solutions for
fast-growing retailers in a large exposition booth at NRF that will feature SAP
for Retail solutions for point-of-sale, demand management, in-store and
channel management, category and merchandise management, buying and vendor
management, supply chain management and core operations. SAP will also
demonstrate how its partner ecosystem creates compelling value for customers.
Visitors to the SAP booth will be able to review SAP alliance solutions and
services from CIBER, Data Business Systems, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, SEAL
Consulting and UCS Solutions.