Matt Hopkins

is a Retail Industry Principal at Blue Yonder. Matt has spent over 20 years in the Retail Industry, working in Supply Chain & Merchandising roles before joining JDA, Oracle Retail, Salesforce and SAP in senior leadership roles.

Recent Posts

How UK Retailers can successfully navigate Brexit

Many leading UK Retailers are already feeling the effects of Brexit. Growing inflation and a volatile currency are putting significant pressure on retailers in the UK. Service and supply chain costs are expected to become major financial challenges. Grocery will be significantly affected with declining profit margins and consumer spending. Fashion…

Machine Learning Is the Backbone of Next Generation Retail Applications

This is the third and final installment of our series on customer experience and how retailers can keep pace with customer decisions and deliver a true omnichannel customer experience.

Mind the Execution Gap

How retailers can keep pace with customer decisions and deliver a true omnichannel customer experience.

What customers want

Retail strategies have been reactive to customer expectation, but delivering the perfect shopping mission is eroding margins.

NRF 2016 Big Show – Creating theatre and losing the audience?

At last weeks National Retail Federation’s Big Show it was very clear that retailers are focused on tackling the ‘new norm’, retailing at the clock speed of todays customer, with digital transformation, Customer Experience and Big Data dominating the agenda. For me it was all about back to basics.