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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Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

The UK’s gift card and voucher market has grown by 7.2% year-on-year, according to the latest analysis carried out by the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKCGVA) and KPMG UK.

Oracle Cloud the right accessory to support Kendra Scott’s growth

Oracle Cloud the right accessory to support Kendra Scott’s growth

In 2002, designer, philanthropist Kendra Scott took the jewelry world by storm with her fresh, fun designs and personal touch with customers.

The top ten most relevant UK brands revealed

The top ten most relevant UK brands revealed

Global consultancy Prophet has announced the results of the fourth annual Brand Relevance Index (BRI) in the UK, a ranking of the most relevant brands in consumers’ lives today.

This year saw the NHS soar to the top for the first time, a spot that has been previously dominated consecutively by Apple. Following the NHS in second and third place sit the streaming giants, Spotify and Netflix. Lush and Samsung were new entrants into the top 10, replacing Amazon and Android.

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures for August highlighted the pre-Brexit wobble in consumer confidence, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero, with sales volumes down -.2% compared to July, and department store sales continuing to tumble -1.3% on the previous month and -2.5% on August 2018.

Atheon Analytics launches SKUtrak DataShare – a secure data sharing solution with Snowflake to boost accessibility of retail supply chain data

Atheon Analytics launches SKUtrak DataShare – a secure data sharing solution with Snowflake to boost accessibility of retail supply chain data

Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, has announced Atheon Analytics as the first UK Snowflake Data Sharing customer, and the launch of Atheon’s SKUtrak DataShare solution. By using Snowflake’s Secure Data Sharing, Atheon is driving daily data insights and visibility across the retail supply chain, automating the ETL process, and helping retail suppliers save time and money when gathering, accessing and analysing data.

Honing in on your differentiators rather than trying to compete with the might of Amazon

Honing in on your differentiators rather than trying to compete with the might of Amazon

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.I recently read an interesting report in Internet Retailing that shows the UK is leading the world in online shopping, with over a third of consumers buying online multiple times a week. I have to admit I was not surprised by these statistics and I had assumed this to be the case for some time now.

‘Wardrobing’ is costing retailers £1.5bn per year

‘Wardrobing’ is costing retailers £1.5bn per year

UK retailers are losing up to £1.5bn potential sales because dishonest customers are returning products after using them, according to new research from Checkpoint Systems, the global source-to-shopper solutions provider.

Richard Agostinelli is appointed CEO of ByBox

Richard Agostinelli is appointed CEO of ByBox

ByBox, specialists in smart locker technology and field service solutions, has announced that Richard Agostinelli is to succeed Stuart Miller as chief executive officer (CEO) at ByBox with immediate effect.

AMH Material Handling completes two projects at Asda’s Lymedale DC to increase storage and throughput for George clothing

AMH Material Handling completes two projects at Asda’s Lymedale DC to increase storage and throughput for George clothing

AMH Material Handling has completed two projects for George clothing at the Asda Lymedale facility in Newcastle under Lyme. The projects have seen AMH increase storage capacity by 250,000 units and significantly speed up order throughput for George’s ecommerce operation.

STL announces an integrated software-defined solution for access networks

STL announces an integrated software-defined solution for access networks

STL, a global data network solutions company, has unveiled its programmable FTTx (pFTTx) solution for fiber-based access connectivity at ONF (Open Networking Foundation) Connect 2019 held at Santa Clara, California.

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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