Leslie Hand, Research Director for IDC Retail Insights, provides fact-based research and analysis for IDC Retail Insights Supply Chain, Merchandising and Demand Management service. She also provides thought leadership on Sustainability, IT for Green and RFID. In her 25+ years in retail information technology she has guided strategy, development and implementation efforts in supply chain, demand planning, merchandising, point-of-sale (POS), integration and retail back-office applications in a variety of retail segments including grocery, drug store, and specialty. She leverages this experience to provide relevant advice to retailers and technologists on technology, technology strategy, and business processes.
Areas of expertise:
Supply Chain, Merchandising, Demand Management, Sustainability, IT, RFID.
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