A new report, published by the Management Consultancies Association (MCA), says that businesses must collaborate with their suppliers to help everyone through the recession and speed up the economic recovery.
Retail Critical Issues
Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of retail information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.
This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to IT equipment, hardware & software being used in a wide variety of retail and retail supply chain environments across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies in store and across retail supply chains.
Mar 24, 2009 Comments (0)
Leading professionals concerned that companies that could potentially survive & thrive are being put down unnecessarily. With quantitative easing now confirmed, what will the long term effects be?
Mar 20, 2009 Comments (0)
If all the 17 million UK office workers turned off their computer at night the carbon saving is equivalent to removing 243,440 cars from UK roads
Mar 18, 2009 Comments (0)
One important question, that can lead to substantial cost savings efficiency improvements "How do we communicate effectively and consistently with our customers in the store, the media and the website?"
Mar 17, 2009 Comments (0)
Employers have been given a stark choice under strict new laws governing health and safety in the workplace - shape up or risk prison.
Mar 11, 2009 Comments (0)
Four retail experts have joined together to create a task force called Retail Performance Improvement (RPI) to help retailers survive the current economic downturn
Mar 10, 2009 Comments (0)
A move away from paper-based processes to electronic processing has always been an essential strategy to improve efficiencies in customs clearance. Wolfgang Schwab identifies some of the challenges that exist in implementing an electronic customs strategy and recommends a pragmatic way forward.
Feb 26, 2009 Comments (0)
Commercial tenants must check they are not storing up trouble by agreeing to costly green clauses when signing a lease for a new premises.
Feb 24, 2009 Comments (0)
Retailers can invest in the technology with minimal capital investment and gain an insight into customer behaviour, at an affordable price.
Feb 24, 2009 Comments (0)
Proteus QMS to manage telephony use and monitor the quality of VoIP delivery