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Amos Peleg, Co-Founder & CEO

About Amos Peleg, Co-Founder & CEO

Amos Peleg co-founded Upstream Commerce following 15 years of leadership roles in operations and global team management in the software industry. At Mercado Software – later acquired by Omniture, Inc. (now Adobe) – Amos served as General Manager of Mercado Labs and was responsible for the company’s operations. Mercado Software, a provider of advanced merchandising solutions, counted among its customers Macy’s, John Lewis, Williams-Sonoma, Argos, Overstock, Guess and Sears. Prior to Mercado, as Director of Small-Business Technology Platforms at SAP, Amos managed the group responsible for international engineering programs. Previously, at Check Point Software Technologies, he drove the technical development of two core products and was responsible for the conception, architecture, development, and market delivery of all new products. Amos holds a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science and a B.Sc. in Physics and Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Retailers’ Survival Guide To Webrooming

With 88% of shoppers saying they research online and then buy in-store (webrooming), and 76% of shoppers saying they research in-store and then buy online (showrooming), retailers who can deliver real-time retail through seamless omni-channel experiences will reap the biggest rewards. I promised — at the end of my last post — about webrooming — to ...
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88% of Shoppers Say They Webroom, i.e. Research Online Then Buy In Stores

webrooming art 150Retailers can rejoice that consumers increasingly are heading to local stores to purchase items they’ve researched online, or “Webrooming,” (as opposed to “Showrooming,” where customers research in-store and then buy online). In a recent study, 88% of shoppers said they regularly research online before ultimately purchasing in a brick-and-mortar ...
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Why Are Retailers Afraid To Set Up Their Pricing Intelligence Solutions?

In our increasingly complex retail landscape, it makes sense for retailers to use only the best intelligence solutions to help access information and insights, identify and address opportunities, and mitigate challenges — with the express goal of being more effective and efficient than their competition. It seems that the retailers’ concerns re...
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7 Pricing Paradoxes Hindering Your Retail Profits

If you look between the lines of the just-released 2014 RSR Benchmark Report, The Pricing Paradox, you might notice some discrepancies between the answers that respondents gave vs. their actual reported pricing behaviors. It appears that, in many cases, what the respondents said they wanted to do with their pricing strategies was at odds with what ...
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Big Data Analytics: The 2% Solution and Other Real-Time Retail Pricing Secrets

Today’s retailers are reaching for top-line growth and increasing market share through collecting, assessing, prioritizing and executing Big Data analytics, with the latest challenge: Dynamic Pricing in real time. According to a RIS March 2014 Report, “Supercharging Predictive Analytics with Big Data,” 28% of retailers feel pressure to evolve from...
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