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Building a strong foundation for the future of retail

The challenges facing today’s retail organisations are by no means small. And to stay competitive, retailers need to be able to hire and develop engaged employees, adapt quickly to change, and connect workforce decisions to financial insights. Workday combines finance, HR, payroll, planning and analytics in a single cloud-based, global, mobile-ready system to help retailers focus resources on driving growth and profitability.

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Why retailers are shopping for new technology

Technology is not only changing the consumer experience, it’s also impacting the way retailers manage their own organisations. As industry disruptors take on new business models, organisations can no longer rely on conventional performance metrics, such as growth and space productivity. 

Customer behaviour also has retailers planning, strategising and executing across all channels, regardless of whether sales happen in-store or online.

Avon increases efficiency and scalability with Workday
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Build a smarter business

Retailers are increasingly adopting cloud-based technology to become more agile and meet constantly changing consumer demands.

New technology can help retailers empower employees and deliver a more engaging experience to customers. Retailers also look to new technology to expand omnichannel capabilities and execute on new business strategies to increase the bottom line.

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Workday has fundamentally changed the way we work. We are now faster and more efficient. Workday makes life easier for our employees and managers, and supports our mission to become ‘Forever Faster.’

Dietmar Knoess

Global Director of Human Resources and Central Services

Visibility is critical, especially for leaders and finance. Even going through org model changes, we can pull the data, we can understand some of the themes, we can look to do some restructuring and process validation. Execution is great, because the data is always real-time.

EMEA Regional Lead, Avon Products, Inc.

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