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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BigChange Mobile Tech transforms Utopia furniture deliveries

BigChange Mobile Tech transforms Utopia furniture deliveries

Utopia Furniture Group has rolled out a 5 in 1 cloud-based system from BigChange that combines mobile apps including electronic POD and vehicle tracking, with customer relationship management system (CRM).

61% of Brits worry the high street will disappear in 10 years

61% of Brits worry the high street will disappear in 10 years

New research by KIS Finance has revealed that consumers are worried the high street is going to be lost completely due to the current store closures in the news. From surveying 1,000 consumers in the UK, Brits Christmas shopping habits have also been uncovered.

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

To borrow that famous quote from the great American author Mark Twain, reports of the death of the physical retail store have been greatly exaggerated.

Achieving retail’s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

Achieving retail’s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

The UK retail sector is unforgiving. High street sales recently suffered their biggest drop in 20 years, while online sales growth was forecast to decline to single digits for the first time this year.

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Thanks to customer expectations, the supply chain, and logistics industry have evolved significantly over the past few years. Brick and mortar processes of delivering goods and services are just not good enough. Hence, surfaces the need to deploy technologies that empower business to keep up with customers.

Fickle Fashion: Over 80% of consumers are buying clothes they never wear

Fickle Fashion: Over 80% of consumers are buying clothes they never wear

Fickle fashion is killing off sustainable clothing as eight in 10 (83%) consumers admit to buying items they never wear, according to data from the Fashion Retail Academy.

Matalan chooses ContentSquare to enable omnichannel strategy

Matalan chooses ContentSquare to enable omnichannel strategy

Matalan has chosen ContentSquare's user experience (UX) analytics solution to enhance its online performance and help the digital teams, including insight, marketing, UX, trading and content teams, create a seamless omnichannel experience.

Geodis appoints a global head of e-commerce

Geodis appoints a global head of e-commerce

Geodis has created a global position for e-commerce with the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Vice-President & Global Head of e-channel solutions. Reporting to Philippe de Carné, Group CCO, Ashwani Nath will be responsible for building and promoting end-to-end e-commerce omni-channel solutions, gathering all existing physical & digital expertise in the company.

Are we reaching an ethical tipping point?

Are we reaching an ethical tipping point?

The UK is a nation addicted to fashion, buying five times more clothes today than in the 1980s. But 400,000 tonnes of clothes end up in landfill every year – and there is growing awareness that the way these clothes are produced and discarded is having a massive impact on the environment, from water consumption during production to marine contamination from microfibres.

As younger, more mindful consumers increasingly dominate the fashion customer base, are we at an ethical tipping point, asks Craig Summers, UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates.

Casual Dining show announces more Keynotes – including Pizza Hut UK’s CEO Jens Hofma & Mowgli founder Nisha Katona

Casual Dining show announces more Keynotes – including Pizza Hut UK’s CEO Jens Hofma & Mowgli founder Nisha Katona

Big speaker announcements are coming in fast for next February’s Casual Dining show, as it adds industry leaders and influencers from Mowgli Street Food, Pizza Hut Restaurants UK, The Alchemist Bars & Restaurants, Bill’s Restaurant, and the Soil Association to its high-profile Keynote line-up.

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.

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