Retail Supply Chain Management

The term Retail is defined as the sale of goods and services from companies or individuals to the end-consumer. Retailers acquire goods from producers and then sell these goods in-store or on-line via the internet. Retail supply chain software can enhance supply chain efficiency and trading partner collaboration by better connecting product information, processes and trading partners.

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Snapfulfil provides simplehuman with 'tools for efficient warehousing'

Snapfulfil provides simplehuman with 'tools for efficient warehousing'

simplehuman – the multi-award winning designer and manufacturer of 'tools for efficient living' – has gone live with the Snapfulfil Cloud WMS.

We’re only human

We’re only human

Picking the appropriate WMS system can ease the burden on retailers' hard pressed warehouse personnel, writes Jonathan Bellwood, CEO, Peoplevox.

Sage unveils Sage 50c – Microsoft Office 365 integration helps enable more freedom, control and automation for Business Builders

Sage unveils Sage 50c – Microsoft Office 365 integration helps enable more freedom, control and automation for Business Builders

Sage launched Sage 50c – what the company describes as the next step in its continuing mission to help Small & Medium Businesses access the best technology and innovation.

Optimising goods-in efficiencies

Optimising goods-in efficiencies

For manufacturers, an effective goods-in regime – i.e. taking delivery of components and raw materials for production/sub-assembly and booking them in quickly and accurately – is key to production and storage good practice. However, for many companies this ideal remains a goal rather than a reality.

Tyco Retail showcases IoT solutions

Tyco Retail showcases IoT solutions

Tyco Retail Solutions unveiled its portfolio of IoT-enabled solutions providing real-time in-store visibility and predictive analytics to help drive sales, improve operations and deliver a differentiated brand experience at the NRF Big Show and Expo 2017, January 15-17 in New York.

Sage bolsters enterprise offering with new ERP partnerships

Sage bolsters enterprise offering with new ERP partnerships

Sage, the cloud accounting software solutions provider, has signed new partnerships in the enterprise space focusing on its X3 business management product.

Booming baby business nurtures fulfilment with Peoplevox WMS

Booming baby business nurtures fulfilment with Peoplevox WMS

Founded in 2008, Hello Baby is an online retailer selling a wide range of products for the 'pregnancy to pre-school' market.

Operating out of a 7,500 square foot warehouse in St Albans, the retailer handles hundreds of orders every day. From the website there are over 3000 nursery products from over 120 leading brands.

AIMMS mentioned in record number of Gartner Reports in 2016

AIMMS mentioned in record number of Gartner Reports in 2016

AIMMS, the vendor of Prescriptive Analytics and Modelling software, was mentioned in a record number of Gartner reports in 2016.

Music retailer, HMV, invests for the future installing IGEL thin client terminals as part of a comprehensive company-wide IT infrastructure upgrade

Music retailer, HMV, invests for the future installing IGEL thin client terminals as part of a comprehensive company-wide IT infrastructure upgrade

IGEL, provider of workspace management software, IGEL Linux-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions, has announced that the UK's largest physical music retailer, HMV Retail Limited, has completed a project to install 760 new Universal Desktop 2 (UD2) terminals throughout its 129 stores and warehouses in the UK.

Optimising the flow - Supply Chain Management Special Technology Report

Optimising the flow - Supply Chain Management Special Technology Report

Retail Technology Review spoke to a number of key spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments in the world of supply chain management-related solutions – including those involving mobility, Cloud/SaaS and Big Data.

Retail companies become involved in supply chain management in order to control product quality, inventory levels, timing, and expenses. Retail supply chain software encompasses warehouse & transportation solutions, inventory control, and possibly additional strategic/planning modules, particularly for the larger/volume-based retailers.