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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A six-point checklist guaranteed to make your life under SCA better — and, yes, it’s coming

A six-point checklist guaranteed to make your life under SCA better — and, yes, it’s coming

By Shagun Varshney, Senior Product Manager, Signifyd. 

The sky is falling. The wolf is coming. And SCA will be enforced in the UK just as it is being enforced now across much of Europe.

Hospitality heroes to save our high street

Hospitality heroes to save our high street

Hospitality entrepreneur believes the high street isn’t dying, instead it is in state of transition, and pictures a new high street reinvigorated by hospitality and cultural experiences.

Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with the OnBuy online marketplace

Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with the OnBuy online marketplace

Utordo – the cloud-based multi-channel order management solution – is now fully integrated with OnBuy.com, the fast-growing UK-founded online marketplace.

Investment in digital technology set to deliver £232bn boost to UK economy by 2040

Investment in digital technology set to deliver £232bn boost to UK economy by 2040

Investment in digital technology is set to increase UK GDP by £232bn (6.9%) in 2040, according to a major new study by Virgin Media Business and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).

Paragon CC launches apprenticeship programme

Paragon CC launches apprenticeship programme

Paragon Customer Communications (PCC), the UK provider of end-to-end omnichannel services for marketing, transactional, operational and workplace solutions, has launched its flagship UK-wide apprenticeship programme, named Ignite, following a successful 12-month pilot.

Consumer spending fell 16.3 per cent in January as lockdown measures took effect, yet online growth surged for many categories

Consumer spending fell 16.3 per cent in January as lockdown measures took effect, yet online growth surged for many categories

Consumer spending declined 16.3 per cent year-on-year in January – the sharpest decline since May 2020 – as the retail, hospitality and travel sectors felt the full impact of national lockdown measures.

Luxury retail: Why a customer should love your packaging first, and then your product

Luxury retail: Why a customer should love your packaging first, and then your product

More and more, brands are beginning to see the value of their packaging in influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions. But much less often do they understand the true potential of their outer and additional elements in driving brand engagement, increasing loyalty and enhancing the overall customer experience – and it’s by doing the latter, you can really make consumers fall in love with not only your products, but your brand and business too.

80% of businesses say ‘world of work has changed forever’

80% of businesses say ‘world of work has changed forever’

Four out of five businesses believe the workplace will never be the same again, according to a new report.

Pandemic drives permanent shift in consumer behaviour

Pandemic drives permanent shift in consumer behaviour

Online only retailers are snapping up failed high street brands – and shutting the door on physical retail. But while customers have moved online, there are still opportunities for traditional retailers – with the right approach and expertise.

James Hyde, CEO of James and James Fulfilment, explains how retailers can use outsourced fulfilment, delivery and returns as part of a multi-channel approach that gives customers what they want at home and in store.

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Liam Fassam, Head of School of Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Arden University’s Faculty of Business, shares his thoughts on how supply-chain management became the unsung hero of the Covid-19 pandemic response.

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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