Pilot Company Adopts Machine Learning Platform to Streamline Supply Chain Management

Retail Touch

The Forecasting and Replenishment Solution analyzes demand patterns, inventory costs, margin, case pack size, lead times and other supply chain parameters, with the goal of determining the inventory level that maximizes revenue and sales. “We

Turning An E-commerce Accelerator Into a Billion-Dollar Business

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an AI-powered cross-border ecommerce accelerator — helps direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands launch, scale, and grow across ecommerce marketplaces and geographies by enabling their digital commerce through end-to-end distribution and supply chain management.

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Highlights from the RetEx Roundtable: Top 8 Takeaways & Lessons Learned

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End-to-End Service: No “Handoffs,” from Ideation to Installation

Miller Zell

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The Road to Retail Excellence: A Sneak Peek into Peter Hall’s Session at the Retail Execution Roundtable

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What is Great Project Management for Branded Environments?

Miller Zell

The nation’s largest drugstore chain wanted to develop a variety of modular stores within stores and then quickly scale the projects nationwide. Environmental Design Athletics & Higher Education Retail REACH Supply Chain Management Logistics End-to-End Services program management

Four Sessions You CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS at Repsly’s Retail Execution Roundtable

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Merchandising Repsly News Insights and Studies CPG Team Management Supply Chain Management Field Marketing Technology Field SalesIf you haven’t had a chance to register for our free inaugural Retail Execution Roundtable yet, you’re in luck.

Announcing Repsly’s Retail Execution Roundtable: Event Preview

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The Fundamental Checklist for Choosing a Liquor Distributor

RepslyBlog

Supply Chain ManagementWith hundreds of distribution companies to choose from, how can you determine which is the best fit for your emerging liquor company? This comprehensive checklist is designed to help decision makers at startup alcohol companies choose the best liquor distribution company to partner with.

How Top Brands are Managing Demand in the Era of COVID-19

RepslyBlog

Insights and Studies Supply Chain ManagementIn the age of the coronavirus pandemic, CPG brands are having an unexpected moment. While it seems like most of the world is at home waiting for the storm to pass, brands that sell essential goods are busier than ever as consumers stock up: 1/3 of Coresight Survey respondents reported buying more food/household products than normal, and while overall economic activity may be declining the demand for essential products is peaking.

How to Increase Chain Penetration with Data

RepslyBlog

Territory Management Supply Chain ManagementMastering the retail channel is a massive opportunity for CPG brands, but those who have played in the space before know it takes a committed investment to reap the benefits.

Purple names new COO

Retail Dive

Eric Haynor, who has 30 years of supply chain management experience, replaces John Legg, who exited the position in April

Amazon, Walmart among 9 companies to receive FTC order for supply chain data

Retail Dive

The information the FTC will solicit is at the forefront of supply chain managers' day-to-day operations, such as the disruptions to obtaining and transporting products

4 Steps for Keeping Your Products in Stock During COVID-19 [Infographic]

RepslyBlog

While consumer demand for CPG products has increased dramatically over the past few weeks, many brands are struggling to manage the stress this has put on their supply chains. Supply Chain Management CPG Industry News

Today in Global Small Business: The iOS App Economy

The Global Small Business Blog

To manage global supply chain, manage proactively. Davos emerging economies global supply chain iOS app economy staying global

Shoe companies are using Tecsys technology to modernize retail fulfilment

Retail Times

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Woodland Group launches 360 digital supply chain platform to complement its capabilities, network and owned assets across the globe

Retail Technology Review

Woodland Group has launched its new digital platform, Woodland Online, delivering full supply chain management from online quoting and booking, to tracking, reporting, WMS and supplier integration, stock and PO management. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

HelloFresh to pick up beleaguered Youfoodz

Inside Retail

The transaction combines Youfoodz’s strength in developing and manufacturing delicious ready-made meals with HelloFresh’s expertise in supply chain management, technology and direct-to-consumer marketing,” Youfoodz said in its statement to shareholders.

DELIVER 2022 Keynote Speakers Announced

365 Retail

Antonella Di Pietro, General Manager and Chief Brand Officer, Silvian Heach. Caroline Zimmermann, Director of Supply Chain, Planning & Purchasing, Jack Wolfskin. Darija Pizent, Director of Supply Chain Management, Atlantic Grupa.

Purple Names Supply Chain Veteran as COO

Retail Touch

Purple has appointed supply chain veteran Eric Haynor as its COO, effective June 6, 2022. Haynor’s 30 -year career includes his recent role as SVP of Global Industrial Supply Chain at water treatment company Ecolab, Inc.

Video Forum: Elliott Rodgers, Ulta Beauty

Mass Relators

Among the issues he addresses are the role of digital tools in business transformation, a collaborative approach to supply chain management, consumer-facing technology, and the future of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics in retailing.

Companies keep supply chain sustainability commitments, pandemic or not

Retail Wire

Eighty-two percent of executives surveyed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals said their companies’ commitments to supply chain sustainability were not lessened as as a result of challenges created by the novel coronavirus pandemic over the past year-plus.

How to Build a Modern Supply Chain That’s Built to Last

Retail Touch

Supply chain struggles never used to make headlines. Now, supply disruptions and uncertainties have many retailers scrambling for alternatives to the lean global supply chains. Traditional Supply Chains Aren’t Built for Disruptions.

REI Appoints First Chief Supply Chain Officer to Support Growth Initiatives

Retail Touch

REI Co-op has named Sylvia Wilks to the newly created role of SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective May 23, 2022. REI isn’t the only retailer tackling supply chain challenges at high levels.

Supply Chain Challenges Have Introduced a New Concept into Ecommerce — Inventory Pacing

Retail Touch

Supply chain management is the heart of retail management and has the ability to inform the overall health of a business. As a result, businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage in the global marketplace are investing more heavily in supply chain management.

Lightspeed Integrates Retail and Supplier Supply Chain Data for Greater Flexibility

Retail Touch

The fully integrated stock ordering solution aims to improve supply chain management for SMBs by giving them greater strategic inventory visibility. Solution Spotlight Supply Chain & Sourcing lightspeed solution spotlight Supply chain

Thai startup Pomelo to launch fashion tech platform Prism

Inside Retail

Local brands, which already know their customers, can get support in product development, textile sourcing, and supply chain management, Jou said. Business E-commerce Fashion & accessories Latest Omnichannel Sectors Supply chain Pomelo

Thai startup Pomelo to launch fashion tech platform Prism

Inside Retail

Local brands, which already know their customers, can get support in product development, textile sourcing, and supply chain management, Jou said. Business E-commerce Fashion & accessories Latest Omnichannel Sectors Supply chain Top Stories Pomelo

Serena Williams’ VC Firm Leads Calico $2.1 Million Seed Funding

Retail Touch

A I-powere d smart supply chain management platform Calico has received $2.1 Supply chains are notoriously slow, fragmented and analog,” said Kathleen Chan, CEO of Calico in a statement.

JD.com launches Ochama Robotic Shop

Retail Focus

With rich experience in retail and cutting-edge logistics technologies that the company has accumulated over the years, we aspire to create an unprecedented shopping format for customers in Europe with better price and service,” said Pass Lei, general manager of ochama, JD Worldwide.

Preparing For Peak; Five Tips For Getting Supply Chains Fit For The Festive Season

Retail Focus

Ben Balfour, Business Operations Director at Advanced Supply Chain Group , shares top tips about how retailers can prepare their supply chains for a Black Friday and Christmas sales surge. Ben Balfour, Business Operations Director at Advanced Supply Chain Group.

Australia’s supply chains should never look the same again

Inside Retail

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission released a worrying report into the state of the world’s global ports and supply-chain networks – and the impact this is having on Australia – in November. This is particularly true for retail supply-chain management.

Target Plans Short-Term Profit Margin Hit as it Right-Sizes Inventory for Future Growth

Retail Touch

Target is taking multiple actions to right-size its inventory, including additional markdowns, removing excess inventory and cancelling orders, as it makes room for merchandise including groceries and back-to-school supplies.

Food shortages are different this time: how to respond and avoid panic

Inside Retail

This disrupted the usual rhythms of predictable supply chains. Now the shortages are due to supply-side problems, and occurring (almost) nationally. All of Australia’s supermarket supply crises were dealt with in less than three weeks.

How retailers are overcoming the tyranny of distance

Inside Retail

But as supply chains are stretched further than ever before, customers still expect the same level of service from an online purchase as they would from an in-store experience. Rethink supply networks. Business Latest Professional Supply chain delivery distribution supply chain

Lowe’s To Deploy BOPIS Pickup Lockers Chainwide By Early 2021

Retail Touch

Lowe’s started upgrading its digital technology even before the pandemic hit: in January, the retailer partnered with Google Cloud to help modernize its e-Commerce, merchandising, supply chain management and pricing systems. Lowe’s will install pickup lockers at all its U.S.

Sustainability Update: eBay to Sell ‘Imperfect’ Apparel in UK, Adore Me Launches Sustainable Fashion Marketplace

Retail Touch

Size-inclusive lingerie brand Adore Me has teamed up with the ECOfashion Corp and sustainable supply chain management platform Commonshare to launch a new curated marketplace featuring sustainable fashion brands — Sustainabl.com.

Amazing Business Radio: Jeffrey T. Mezger

Shep Hyken

They discuss the goal of being customer-obsessed, how your organization can provide an excellent experience in spite of supply chain issues and other problems, and more. Economic conditions and supply chain issues disrupted customer service.

JD.com launch robotic shop, their first physical store in Europe

365 Retail

With rich experience in retail and cutting-edge logistics technologies that the company has accumulated over the years, we aspire to create an unprecedented shopping format for customers in Europe with better price and service,” said Pass Lei, general manager of ochama, JD Worldwide.

Rite Aid Charges New Chief Retail Officer with Developing its Store of the Future

Retail Touch

In his prior role, Persaud oversaw Rite Aid’s inventory and supply chain management, field team management, store operations, asset protection and facility maintenance and repairs. Rite Aid has promoted Andre Persaud to the role of Chief Retail Officer.

Walmart Steps Up Ecommerce Investment With Cross-Border Commerce and NFT Projects

Retail Touch

The team also will help Indian sellers meet standards for creating new international product lines and enhance their capabilities in packaging, marketing and supply chain management. The platform includes tools to help streamline operations and manage promotions and feedback.

Why cosmetics-maker Atelier is launching ‘shark tank’ for beauty brands

Inside Retail

Founded by Benson in 2018, Atelier acts as a ‘translator’ between global beauty brands and manufacturers — interpreting the needs of both parties and helping them work together, as well as simplifying their supply chain needs.

RFID Journal Award Honors Brazilian Cosmetics Retailer Grupo Boticário

Retail Touch

The recognition is in honor of an RFID solution Grupo Boticário deployed to boost traceability and address other challenges in its supply chain. Grupo Boticário was named a winner in the category of Best RFID Retail Implementation as part of the 14th annual RFID Journal Awards.