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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Fowlers of Bristol, the landmark motorcycle dealership, selects retail solutions from Eurostop

Fowlers of Bristol, the landmark motorcycle dealership, selects retail solutions from Eurostop

Eurostop has been selected by the long-established motorcycle emporium, Fowlers of Bristol, to enhance its retail management systems.

Visualsoft walks away with Charles Clinkard contract renewal

Visualsoft walks away with Charles Clinkard contract renewal

eCommerce and digital marketing agency, Visualsoft, has announced a contract renewal with established footwear company, Charles Clinkard.

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe.

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director, ProSKU.

If you’re running a growing e-retail businesses your main priority is to market your products, win customers and satisfy their orders. So until order volumes hit a certain point you probably don’t need to worry about a great deal else, except of course your bank overdraft! And for most growing e-retail businesses getting orders out of the door isn’t usually the biggest problem.

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7m stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand.

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the changing nature of retail banking in the UK, using latest case examples to consider branch management and shifting customer expectations.

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes, the consumer delivery company, has finalised the roll-out of its new app that enables retailers to deliver an enhanced consumer experience. This new development provides online shoppers with increased visibility, as well as more choice and control over how they receive their parcels.

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its managed detection and response services

Proficio, a global managed security services provider, is partnering with Qualys, Inc., a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, to fully integrate the Qualys suite of cloud-based solutions with Proficio’s Managed Detection and Response capabilities.

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Shoppers’ response to smart speakers is muted

Recent widely quoted predictions have claimed Voice shopping will grow to US$40bn (£32bn) in 2022, up massively from $1.8 bn (£1.4bn) in 2018 across the US and $0.2bn (£0.16bn) in the UK.

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

By Slimane Allab, EMEA General Manager and SVP, LLamasoft.

The ongoing US/China trade war affects businesses’ supply chains in a variety of ways and not just in terms of increased taxes and tariffs.

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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