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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Debenhams launches online marketplaces with Mirakl tools

Debenhams launches online marketplaces with Mirakl tools

Mirakl, the enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, and the boohoo group, the online fashion retailer, have launched the Debenhams online marketplace.

Shopware eyes further international growth with two critical new hires from Magento

Shopware eyes further international growth with two critical new hires from Magento

Shopware AG, provider of ecommerce solutions, has appointed Kathleen Claes, to the position of Director of Partnerships & Alliances and Katy Wilson to Partner Manager.

Tech-driven B2B retail platform allows indie retailers to reclaim high street: Ankorstore

Tech-driven B2B retail platform allows indie retailers to reclaim high street: Ankorstore

The 3rd edition of Lift Days (20th-27th of September) at Ankorstore, an exceptional week for retailers to stock their shelves and prepare for the holiday season, was reportedly a majorsuccess and confirmed a leading position of Ankorstore in Europe and the UK.

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Amid widespread reports of panic buying and the government drawing up plans to use the army to get petrol to pumps, the UK’s fuel supply chain crisis appears to be deepening by the day. Peter Mansfield, Group Sales and Marketing Director at vehicle technology specialist Trakm8, takes a closer look at the crisis and considers how technology can be used to mitigate its impact on businesses.

Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls predicts the global top busiest shopping days for the 2021 holiday season

Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls predicts the global top busiest shopping days for the 2021 holiday season

Sensormatic Solutions, the global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, has announced that Super Saturday is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the 2021 UK peak trading period. The annual predictions for the global top busiest shopper traffic days are informed by retail traffic data analytics within the company’s intelligent operating platform, Sensormatic IQ.

Customer service has changed fundamentally, so omnichannel must evolve with it, says TelcoSwitch

Customer service has changed fundamentally, so omnichannel must evolve with it, says TelcoSwitch

The massive growth in online shopping has led to a sustained change in the way customers interact with businesses, as they adopt the growing number of communication channels available and expect queries to be answered faster than ever before. According to TelcoSwitch, this has raised the stakes as far as omnichannel capabilities are concerned, and businesses need to adapt quickly.

Half of retailers paralysed by fear of failure

Half of retailers paralysed by fear of failure

A fear of failure is crippling UK retailers, with 53% avoiding making decisions due to the possible consequences. According to research conducted by Opinium and LiveArea, a Merkel Company, business leaders are stuck in a period of stasis, unwilling to innovate or develop new features, products or services because of fear they may fail.

Surviving to thriving: The digital transformation of SMBs

Surviving to thriving: The digital transformation of SMBs

As a result of the pandemic, SMBs are investing increasingly more time and money in their digital transformation efforts. While some implemented digital capabilities for the first time as a matter of survival, others accelerated their journey to cloud adoption in order to remain nimble in light of ongoing disruption.

Dog-eat-dog: Ren’s Pets selects Emarsys to replace soon-to-be obsolete Bronto

Dog-eat-dog: Ren’s Pets selects Emarsys to replace soon-to-be obsolete Bronto

Omnichannel customer engagement specialist Emarsys has entered into a new partnership with Ren’s Pets, the Canadian pet feed and supply store, as a means of centralising and drastically upscaling its customer outreach to accommodate for drastic growth.

Removal of tax-free shopping takes shine off UK as luxury shopping destination

Removal of tax-free shopping takes shine off UK as luxury shopping destination

The removal of tax-free shopping in the UK is set to impact the travel and purchasing decisions of international shopping tourists after the end of COVID-related travel restrictions, the latest data from ESW (formerly eShopWorld) reveals.

Retail Supply Chain Management

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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