Retailing is exciting. We all use it for food, clothing and some of us guitars.
The recent focus on portfolio rationalization and severe cost management has put the emphasis on algorithms and machines. Daemon believes in the the human touch. Our consultants are humans and friendly as well as being experts in their fields. We can help you through the architecture, testing and implementation of your retail and warehouse systems at your own premises and in the cloud.
Moving to the cloud is one of those ‘wish we’d done this before’ moments that happens in all our lives. It often takes someone who’s done it before to get the ball moving and before you know it you are reaping the benefits. Daemon can help you get there and make the most of it.
“Daemon have successfully helped us to architect solutions, design and interpret volume and performance testing, and get our depots going”
Lead Product Manager at major supermarket
A long established high street health food retailer with hundreds of stores and employees faced intricate and complex challenges for both its business and IT. A major focus was the promotions strategy and mechanics, which had grown organically into a difficult to manage state of affairs. It was not clear what the effect of each promotion was on the company’s bottom line.
A chain has a nice sequential set of links that hold it together. One break or weakness in a single link and the whole chain is compromised - if it breaks you’ll have two pieces and two extra loose ends. Life’s not quite so linear now - collaboration is key.
It can feel like the machines are taking over. Millions of pounds are being spent on taking us humans out of the picture when it comes to warehousing. More and more clever robotic systems are being developed to help: receive, putaway, store, pick and retrieve goods. How long before driverless trucks?
As a consumer or worker in retail have you ever wondered how the products in store and online get to you? Let’s take the basic white shirt, the “back to school white shirt”. It’s instore and online all year round and then en masse from July until September. How does it get there?