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

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

Miller Zell

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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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Inside the book industry’s supply chain ‘crisis’

Inside Retail

Australians have been warned to do their Christmas shopping early, as international supply chain issues are impacting global shipping. This part of the supply chain is also being impacted in Australia. Supply chains operations are highly-coordinated.

For the pandemic-hit fashion industry, the future is digital

Inside Retail

The recent acceleration of e-commerce necessitates a reimagining of shopping flows, fulfilment logistics, and supply chain management.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How the Intelligent Supply Chain Broke and AI Is Fixing It

Nvidia

Let’s face it, the global supply chain may not be the most scintillating subject matter. The business of organizing resources to supply a product or service to its final user feels like it’s never been more challenged by so many variables.

What Can and Should Retailers Do About Climate Change?

Retail Touch

With global attention focused on mitigation, adaptation and resilience, how are retailers managing related risks and considering possible business opportunities? Engaging the Supply Chain. How carbon-intensive was the supply chain involved in their creation and transportation?

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.

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.

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.

How to Win in the Real-Time Holiday Retail Era

Retail Touch

Furthermore, a global supply chain crisis and labor shortages are likely to limit the ability to keep stores stocked throughout the fall holiday shopping season and spur increased consumer demand. Optimized supply chain management to avoid stockouts and overstocking.

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.

Sustainable Supply Chains in 2022 (and Beyond)

Retalon

Future retail growth and profitability depend on sustainable supply chains. Sustainable supply chains are more than a buzzword (or simply public relations greenwashing). But achieving sustainable supply chains is easier said than done.

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.

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 Shoemaker Viscata is Achieving Social and Business Goals by Reducing Returns

Retail Touch

With supply chain and manufacturing disruptions set to continue well into 2022, Barcelona-based shoemaker Viscata is working with Newmine to offset the impact of some of these uncontrollable challenges by reducing the amount of product that gets returned.