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

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

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

Miller Zell

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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

How Covid-19 is reshaping the consumer

Inside Retail

Strikeforce is uniquely positioned to navigate both retail and supplier partners through these trying times in areas like smoothing out the supply chain and ensuring shelves remain fully stocked despite Covid-driven in-store restrictions being implemented to ensure the safety of staff and customers.

Is Uber the Next UPS?

Retail Touch

Salesforce expects rising demand, continued COVID restrictions and growing container costs to generate $163 billion in added costs for companies along the retail supply chain during the holidays.

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

365 Retail

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.

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.

What COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions Teach Us About Procurement

Retail Touch

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some of the most dramatic supply chain disruptions in living memory. alone, reports showed individual states resorting to bidding wars over scarce PPE and other essential medical supplies.

What is 4PL and How Can Your Brand Find the Best Partner?

Wiser

Fourth-party logistics, often called 4PL, refers to logistics providers that manage one or more third-party logistics firms on behalf of a brand or manufacturer. Some 3PL providers simply offer partial supply chain services, offering only warehousing, distribution, shipping and receiving, etc.

Rite Aid promotes Andre Persaud to chief retail officer

Mass Relators

Since joining Rite Aid, Persaud has overseen the company’s inventory and supply chain management, field team management, store operations, asset protection, and facility maintenance and repairs. CAMP HILL, Pa.

The challenge of operational visibility

Inside Retail

In recent years, rising consumer expectations and market volatility have put pressure on both B2C and B2B supply chains. Data and analytics provide a solution, they shed a light on hidden inefficiencies and arm logistics teams with insights to improve supply chain operations.

ERP Software or Pricing Engine? How to Help You Choose

Wiser

Enterprise resource planning, or ERP, is software that aggregates and manages business information in a central location, helping users handle core functions across the company as a whole. In general, ERP systems are beneficial because they: Improve data management across departments.

Cross-Channel Retailing for Home Decor Stores

RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Manage employee sales performance – Because home decor retailers typically deal with high-end ticket items, you must ensure your employees are compensated fairly for the work they do. That’s why tracking and managing sales performance is so important in cross-channel retail.

How Data Analytics is Impacting Retail in 2021

Independent Retailer

Supply Chain Management. When the pandemic first began, supply chains were under immense pressure as workers needed to push through being understaffed while maintaining safety protocols. by Shannon Flynn.

Cross-Channel Retailing for Home Decor Stores

RETAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Manage employee sales performance – Because home decor retailers typically deal with high-end ticket items, you must ensure your employees are compensated fairly for the work they do. That’s why tracking and managing sales performance is so important in cross-channel retail.

NERC CIP Compliance: What you should know

Cisco Retail

With the recent updates and mandates for NERC CIP 13 (related to supply chain management) and increased interest in NERC CIP 7 (related to systems security management), we have seen a significant uptake in questions from customers and requests for assistance with audits and responses.

Retail Trends in 2021 — Overcoming 2020’s Challenges

Retail Touch

We’re going to skip any in-depth discussion of consumers’ ever-warming embrace of online shopping because it feels more “established than trending,” and because with limited space we want to cover what we believe are more intriguing developments for supply chain professionals.

Turning Inventory Into Cash: How Retailers Can Thrive In A Post-Pandemic World

Retail Touch

Where large retail chains and brands may have cash reserves of up to six to nine months, most suppliers typically have only enough operating capital for 30 to 60 days. Aligning supply and demand is more important than ever. Inventory is typically a retailer’s biggest asset.

Harris Poll Survey: How Supply Chain Operations Impact Customer Satisfaction During Coronavirus and Beyond

Retail Touch

The supply chain has faced fulfillment challenges from this influx of online orders, along with a myriad of crisis-related disruptions including: Long wait times at warehouse depots. Improve Supply Chains, Boost Customer Satisfaction.

What is 3PL and Should Your Brand Consider It?

Wiser

As an eCommerce or direct-to-consumer business , you don’t have the luxury of working with retail partners that can help with shipping, warehousing, distribution, and other key supply chain tasks.

Health crisis: what impact on supply management in points of sale?

M19 Retail

It is more complex to differentiate the offer by store, when these have very different formats and characteristics, than to manage a listing that is generally common to all the points of sale. Health crisis: what impact on supply management in points of sale?

Can Self-Service Kiosks Offer Support In Today’s Retail Conditions?

Frank Mayer

More than ever, the transformed consumer now counts on operational supply chains, accessibility, and arguably most important, enhanced safety standards. Even in normal times, inventory management requires careful planning.

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Vaccines to Vaccinations: Towards collaboration in vaccine administration

Cisco Retail

Securing a supply of the ‘right’ vaccines has confounded nations: questions of contracts for supply of vaccines that at the time did not exist. Co-Author: Dr. Brad Crammond , Lead – Research & Insight, RMIT-Cisco Health Transformation Lab.

Top 10 Technology Trends in Retail

Retail Touch

Digital order management and fulfillment. Services like same or next day delivery, BOPIS or curbside pickup allow for rapid deployment of product, and the key to making this happen is through an integrated platform that allows for accurate and effective management across all sales channels.

Trending The Rules: Top Retail Trends Are Trending At An Unprecedented Rate

Retail Touch

The ability to meet such fluctuations requires close retailer-supplier collaboration, through controlled testing on data associated with supply chain management. COVID-19 has changed retail.

Bringing Sustainability and Innovation to the Grocery Store Supply Chain

Retail Touch

As an organization that is passionate about people and the planet, KeHE Distributors is driving toward a better future for our partners through sustainability initiatives and our hard-working supply chain.

Rethinking Retail Fulfillment – the key to Navigating a Post-Brexit Supply Chain

Retail Touch

Many retailers are already experiencing increased tariffs and supply chain snags , putting customer satisfaction at jeopardy. To overcome supply chain disruptions, many online retailers are already making changes to their existing fulfilment operations.

6 Retail Shipping Trends to Watch in 2020

Retail Next

The rise of e-commerce has encouraged businesses to rethink how they communicate with consumers and manage their supply chains. Supply chain AI is making its way to the front lines too. Supply chains also use robots for shipment tracking.

A Crisis Will Always Find A Supply Chain’s Weakest Link

Retail Touch

COVID-19 exposed critical weaknesses throughout retail supply chains, as would any scenario that applied pressure to an already pressurized environment. The Flour Shortage: How Packaging Impacts Supply Chains.