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Jill Puleri
Jill Puleri is the Worldwide Retail Industry Leader for IBM Global Business Services. In this role, she is responsible for the strategy and development of offerings and solutions that address retailer’s pain points around the Store, Merchandising, Supply Chain and Multi-Channel. She has more than 20 years of experience with clients in the retail industry having held various leadership positions in sales, marketing and consulting.

Most recently, Jill was VP World Wide for Retail Store Solutions where she lead the global organization responsible for driving revenue, profit and market share for IBM’s solutions for the store. During her career, Jill has worked on store transformation projects with clients such as Carrefour, Talbots, Gap, American Eagle and Marshalls. Prior to joining IBM, she worked for NCR Corporation, selling Point of Sales solutions to national accounts headquartered in the Boston area.

She holds a BBA in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, graduating Suma Cum Laude. Jill is an active member of the National Retail Federation.

Entries by Jill Puleri

The Cloud: A Holiday Shopping Miracle

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 8:48 AM

If Santa and his merry band of elves were real, it would take about 50 international distribution centers to re-stock his sleigh to deliver presents to millions of children around the world. 

As retailers prepare for their busiest time of year, they cannot rely on holiday magic to...

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Who's Running The Retail Industry? It's You

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 10:22 AM

As consumers, you've been enjoying a lot of power lately. Thanks to digital tools and an abundance of information, you can generally ask for and receive much more individualized service from your favorite service provider -- whether it be an insurance company, car dealer, a retailer or a bank.

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The Biggest Winners in Retail? Consumers, Hands Down

(87) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 10:16 AM

Who came out on top this past holiday season?

Shoppers like you and me, hands down.

Retailers were savvier than ever about using technology to stay in the game. Stores shuffled prices online hourly during sales days, battling to offer the lowest prices. Malls dished up apps that helped folks...

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From Fashionistas to Frugalistas: Why Discounting, Couponing and Flash Sales Will Remain Key to Consumer Spending

(4) Comments | Posted September 13, 2011 | 5:33 PM

The retail outlook for the holiday season is fairly encouraging: sales are expected to increase 3.5% for November and December, according to a projection from the International Council of Shopping Centers. Not bad during a year of anemic consumer spending, stubbornly high unemployment, natural disasters, astronomic gas prices...

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