Navigating Complexity: 3 Critical Pitfalls in Retail PIM Implementation

In today’s fast-paced retail landscape, managing complex product data effectively is crucial for business growth and customer delight. The new reality of the post-COVID shopping journey has turbocharged the need to implement a Product Information Management (PIM) system that directly impacts customer experience and boosts business efficiency. However, the path to a successful implementation is often riddled with overlooked challenges that can derail even the most meticulously planned projects.

Join us as we dive into three critical areas of PIM implementation and build a playbook to help retail leaders navigate this complex landscape confidently.

  • Strategic Readiness: We begin by addressing the foundational stage – the planning phase. A strategic oversight during this phase can lead to a domino effect of challenges. Learn how to set the groundwork that will fortify your PIM journey.
  • Think Big, Act Small, Be Iterative: Next, we tackle the art of balancing scope and business priorities, a critical aspect often undermanaged during PIM projects. Discover methodologies to keep your project aligned with business goals without succumbing to scope creep or priority dilution.
  • “You build it and they will come” Mindset: Finally, we delve into the human element – ensuring that your PIM system is not only technically sound but also readily adopted by the user base. Understand the nuances of change management and how to cultivate an environment that embraces new processes and technology.

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You will walk away with a deep understanding of navigating these pitfalls (with real world examples) and creating an accelerated path to value by insightful planning, proven change management practices and effective strategies for managing project scope.

Join industry experts and thought leaders as they share their insights, experiences, and strategies for leveraging PIM to drive business success. Whether you are a part of merchandising, buying, marketing, digital or IT teams, this webinar will provide valuable insights into harnessing the power of PIM for a thriving retail business.

Our Speakers

Sagar Sharma

Sagar Sharma

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Credencys


Julie “Jules” Grose

Vice President, Solutions Engineering at Syndigo