Achim Schneider

Global Head of Retail Industry Business Unit
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As Global Head of the Retail Industry business unit, Achim Schneider drives SAP’s global strategy and solutions across all retail segments. Leading a global team of retail and technology experts, he is responsible for strategic solution investments, key partner relationships, and go-to-market strategy. With over 20 years of retail industry leadership and expertise, Schneider effectively combines visionary leadership with execution bias in helping retailers apply technology to create value and realize business outcomes while delighting their customers. 



Smart Predictions for the Brick and Mortar Store

Brick and mortar stores are not becoming obsolete. They just need to get a whole lot smarter.

Planning for Now: Analytics Across the Enterprise

The future belongs to companies that can identify digital methods of creating compelling, personal, and robust customer experiences. 

The Four ‘I’s’ of Smarter Business

What are the key ingredients for transformation in an ever-evolving digital landscape? The four “I’s” of the Intelligent Enterprise: industry-focused, integrated, intelligent and innovative.

The Intelligent Enterprise: Where Data Doesn’t Collect Dust

A new era of business intelligence calls for a different perspective on your data assets.

Santa's Newest Helper: A Consumer-Driven Supply Chain

As the holiday season approaches, retailers and brands must prepare to meet the demands of both brick-and-mortar and online shoppers. 

Building a Connected Shopping Experience

To remain relevant with consumers, companies must continually adjust and reinvent their engagement across channels.

Envisioning the 'Intelligent Enterprise'

Future success in consumer goods will depend on how enterprises can adapt to change and embrace new technologies that improve business models, processes and customer experiences. 

The New World of Subscription Shopping

Subscription-based sales models are infinitely appealing for consumers. Retailers and brands must adapt their business models to follow suit.