NRF 97th Annual Convention

Date: January 13-16, 2008
Venue: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY

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Event Details
At the NRF 97th Annual National Retail Federation Convention and Expo, Infosys will present a demo of The 'Buy Online, Pick-up at the Store' model.

Buy Online, Pick-up at the Store programs offer customers the flexibility to research products online prior to pick-up. Visit Infosys at booth P1 to view an interactive demo and learn how to execute a Buy Online Pick-up at the Store program.

Infosys will highlight Web 2.0 principles, technologies and strategies for adoption in retail. With online sales poised for robust growth, adoption of Web 2.0 can increase customer reach, provide competitive differentiation, improve conversion rates and sustain customer loyalty.

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Measuring Understanding of Retail Disciplines

Speakers: Kathy Mance (NRF), Rick Phillips (Castle Worldwide) and S. Senthil Kumar (Infosys Technologies Limited)
Date: Monday, January 14, 2008
Time: 4:45 - 5:15 pm
Venue: 3D04 (in the EXPO Hall)

This session will highlight the partnership between The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Infosys Technologies Limited in formulating the Basics of Retailing credential program. It is NRF's first accreditation program for information technology and business consulting professionals.

Participants can learn how the program fosters deeper industry familiarity among IT professionals. This program serves as an industry benchmark and helps align IT, business strategies and solutions with the business goals of retailers.


S. Senthil Kumar
Principal Consultant - Retail, Distribution & CPG,
Infosys Technologies Limited

As a Principal Consultant with Infosys Consulting, Senthil works with Fortune 1000 companies in aligning their strategic, tactical and operational business goals with technology solutions and data assets. He has worked with retailers in Europe and US and developed sustainable solutions in Supply Chain and Merchandising. Senthil specializes in Enterprise Information Management practices in Master Data Management and Enterprise Performance Management. As a key member of the Infosys MDM Practice, he works with multiple retail organizations to define an enterprise strategy for managing master data or referential data for their diverse system architectures and business functions. Prior to Infosys, Senthil held managerial positions with global CPG companies.

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