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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New e-commerce solution takes back control from third-party delivery companies

New e-commerce solution takes back control from third-party delivery companies

Cheerfy, the CRM, loyalty and e-commerce solution dedicated to the hospitality industry, has launched a new product called Cheerfy Shop, to help operators turn their website into an e-commerce site, as well as providing much needed at-table order and payment technology.

Where Will Blockchain Be Most Significant?

Where Will Blockchain Be Most Significant?

It has become clear over the years that blockchain is a lot bigger than the cryptocurrencies for which it was initially designed. While cryptos have become progressively more relevant (arguably in 2020 in particular), blockchain technology appears to have nearly boundless potential to influence different parts of our world.......

Subscription services and automatic deliveries boost sales, says Kooomo

Subscription services and automatic deliveries boost sales, says Kooomo

Subscription services and automatic deliveries are not new to the eCommerce space, but are set to continue growing, meaning any retailer with relevant products not implementing this into their customer experience are falling behind the competition.

Marketplacer and Tryzens form partnership

Marketplacer and Tryzens form partnership

Online marketplace platform, Marketplacer, and international digital commerce consultancy, Tryzens, have partnered to enable online retailers to drive sales, gain rapid access to sellers, and manage products via a simplified dropship system.

Short-term anxiety around shopping in store continues to ease, EY’s latest Future Consumer Index reveals

Short-term anxiety around shopping in store continues to ease, EY’s latest Future Consumer Index reveals

UK consumers have grown more comfortable with returning to the shops, according to the latest EY Future Consumer Index, which finds comfort levels with traditional shopping behaviours – such as going to a shopping mall and trying on clothes or going to the grocery store – have all more than doubled since May.

UK logistics sector deal activity falls by 50% in second quarter of 2020, despite notable transactions

UK logistics sector deal activity falls by 50% in second quarter of 2020, despite notable transactions

Further consolidation in the logistics market is expected, despite a significant fall in UK deal activity – the lowest level since Q1 2018.

Transaction volumes in the UK logistics industry have fallen by 50% in the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest report from national accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.

Coronavirus phrases inspire new retail start-up businesses

Coronavirus phrases inspire new retail start-up businesses

The UK lockdown has seen an increase in new companies forming to meet the demands resulting from coronavirus, with ‘COVID-19’, ‘lockdown’ and ‘pandemic’ featuring heavily in the names of new businesses created since March. And retail accounts for 10 per cent of the lockdown-inspired business start-up sector, as businesses and entrepreneurs look to meet increased retail demand during the pandemic.

Eat Out to Help Out scheme set to attract 22 million people with local retailers benefitting from increased footfall, according to GlobalData

Eat Out to Help Out scheme set to attract 22 million people with local retailers benefitting from increased footfall, according to GlobalData

A total of 22 million people, representing 40.6% of UK consumers, have used or plan to use the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to a survey by data and analytics company GlobalData.

Post-pandemic, consumers’ shopping habits will be changed forever

Post-pandemic, consumers’ shopping habits will be changed forever

By Daniel Allin, Chief Commercial Officer, Diamond Logistics.

The strange sight of shoppers resembling medical professionals as they go about town in face masks is just the latest in a series of changes to our way of life that will have significant and lasting effects.

Metapack and Manhattan Associates team up to provide retailers with frictionless access to a complete suite of supply chain and delivery solutions

Metapack and Manhattan Associates team up to provide retailers with frictionless access to a complete suite of supply chain and delivery solutions

Metapack, the eCommerce delivery technology provider, has launched its direct External Parcel Integration (EPI) with Manhattan Associates, the supply chain and omnichannel commerce technology provider.

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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