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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Breaking down internal barriers in companies crucial amid increasing digitisation, Accenture study finds

Breaking down internal barriers in companies crucial amid increasing digitisation, Accenture study finds

Many companies do not realise the full value of investing in digital projects due to a lack of collaboration among their critical business functions, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

As a result of the directions provided by both Public Health England and the UK government, the organisers of Multimodal have been obliged to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until 23-25 March, 2021.

Kinaxis to acquire AI-based retail and CPG demand planning provider, Rubikloud

Kinaxis to acquire AI-based retail and CPG demand planning provider, Rubikloud

Kinaxis Inc.. an authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Toronto-based Rubikloud, a disruptive, emerging provider of AI solutions that automate supply chain prescriptive analytics and decision-making in the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries.

1.3 million UK consumers have bought a bike since COVID-19 hit, says GlobalData

1.3 million UK consumers have bought a bike since COVID-19 hit, says GlobalData

Almost 5% of UK consumers have bought a bike since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, encouraged by good weather, a desire to get outdoors to exercise as well as the government’s advice to avoid public transport*, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

Reducing returns abuse without sacrificing customer experience

Reducing returns abuse without sacrificing customer experience

For merchants, delivering a great customer experience (CX) has always been high on their list of priorities. It’s essential for fostering customer loyalty, and increasing top-line revenue.

iland offers new private cloud capabilities and upgrades that unify hybrid environment

iland offers new private cloud capabilities and upgrades that unify hybrid environment

iland, provider of secure application hosting and data protection cloud services built on proven VMware technology, has announced new capabilities to iland Secure Cloud that enhance iland’s comprehensive hybrid cloud offering by maximising application performance, while at the same time controlling costs.

Hitachi news: Retail businesses move online to stay competitive

Hitachi news: Retail businesses move online to stay competitive

One in seven small business owners (14%) say they are transitioning towards becoming fully or mainly online enterprises since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK, according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.

Warehouse and supply chain management in the new normal

Warehouse and supply chain management in the new normal

Following the unveiling of Manhattan Associates’ Manhattan Active Warehouse Management solution at the company’s recent online Momentum Connect customer conference, Retail Technology Review spoke with the company’s UK managing director, Craig Summers, about the current warehousing and supply chain landscape – including the rise of omnichannel and the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic........

31% of retail marketers say ‘lack of ownership’ is their biggest challenge when building digital experiences

31% of retail marketers say ‘lack of ownership’ is their biggest challenge when building digital experiences

Over a third (31%) of marketers working in the retail sector say that a ‘lack of clear ownership’ is their biggest challenge when building digital experiences. That’s according to new research from CMS provider, Magnolia.

Brakes partners with KPS on digital transformation to support its mission to feed the nation

Brakes partners with KPS on digital transformation to support its mission to feed the nation

Brakes, the UK foodservice wholesaler, has partnered with KPS, the UK ecommerce agencies, to digitally transform its operations during the covid-19 lockdown.

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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