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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Young shoppers splurge on buy now pay later more than ever before

Young shoppers splurge on buy now pay later more than ever before

Following the news that Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) transactions are set to exceed 1.5 billion transactions by 2026, the personal finance experts at money.co.uk have released their latest Shop Now, Stress Late report to find out if the British public is still shopping now, and worrying about the consequences later.

Retailers will need to work harder to grow their online operations as we unlock, says Productsup

Retailers will need to work harder to grow their online operations as we unlock, says Productsup

This morning, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) published its latest Retail Sales Monitor report in partnership with KPMG and revealed that the retail sector recorded its fastest quarterly growth on record in the second quarter of 2021.

The three obstacles that are blocking grocers on their path to merchandising success

The three obstacles that are blocking grocers on their path to merchandising success

By Mark Croxton, VP Customer Support, Symphony RetailAI.

Most of us are a little tired of the phrase ‘new normal’ but it’s a concept that isn’t going away any time soon. Whether or not life will ever feel or look as it did before the pandemic, it’s clear that adjustment remains the order of the day for businesses.

European e-commerce decision makers struggle to maintain control of their brand on Amazon

European e-commerce decision makers struggle to maintain control of their brand on Amazon

Over half (51%) of ecommerce decision makers find Amazon hard to navigate, while more than two in five agree that gaining control of their brand on Amazon is difficult. These are just some of the key findings of a new European survey conducted by Censuswide on behalf of leading ecommerce platform and services provider Luzern.

Where’s my order? How conversational AI can support supply-chains post-pandemic

Where’s my order? How conversational AI can support supply-chains post-pandemic

The disruption to logistics networks over the past year has caused chaos across global supply chains. With the pandemic sparking an exponential rise in online shopping, logistics operations have been tested to the max.

Out-of-stocks fall as retail reopens, but unavailable stock still accounts for almost a fifth of UK retailers’ inventory, OneStock’s data warns

Out-of-stocks fall as retail reopens, but unavailable stock still accounts for almost a fifth of UK retailers’ inventory, OneStock’s data warns

Inventory availability has improved, with out-of-stocks falling by 8% since retail reopened, data from OneStock, the modern and agile Order Management System (OMS) provider for omnichannel retail, reveals.

UK's leading DTC retail brands fail to deliver when it comes to the customer check out experience

UK's leading DTC retail brands fail to deliver when it comes to the customer check out experience

Despite sustainability issues sitting at the heart of many consumers minds now, especially given the growth in online shopping habits, a new report has revealed that the UK’s top direct to consumer (DTC) retailers are failing when it comes to offering eco-friendly delivery options to shoppers.

Chink of light for redundant retail spaces...

Chink of light for redundant retail spaces...

The consumer market has irreversibly shifted to an e-commerce focus, but more nimble and agile retailers are creating new-style businesses to fill the bricks-and-mortar vacuum – says SnapFulfil CEO, Tony Dobson.

‘Dark stores’ are essentially retail outlets– including grocery stores, clothing brands and home goods retailers–that have been converted to local fulfilment centres and warehouses for rapid deployment of goods to fulfil delivery and as collection points for orders.

Minding the feedback gap

Minding the feedback gap

By Jack Underwood, CEO and co-founder of Circuit.

Over the past decade, we have seen innovative retail technology transform the way people purchase goods both online and in store. From new payment technology to better UX design, it has never been easier to shop online. As a result, ecommerce has boomed, with the pandemic only accelerating its growth. This is a trend that shows no sign of slowing down.

Ecommerce growth drives expansion for James and James Fulfilment

Ecommerce growth drives expansion for James and James Fulfilment

James and James Fulfilment, a provider of outsourced fulfilment services to online retailers, has announced that significant growth over the last 12-18 months has led to strategic investments in new hires, infrastructure and facilities at its Northamptonshire-based headquarters.

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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