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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Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions.

Embrace automation or get left behind, urge ecommerce leaders

Embrace automation or get left behind, urge ecommerce leaders

In recent months, more and more businesses have embraced digital than ever before in an attempt to claw back some revenue from factors such as store closures and physical restrictions. And, as a result, an omnichannel approach has never been so important.

Regency Design launches external WeatherGuard to protect customers obliged to queue

Regency Design launches external WeatherGuard to protect customers obliged to queue

Regency Design, the British design and manufacturing specialist, has invented a novel way of protecting queuing customers from the elements – a modular tunnel system known as the External Q WeatherGuard System.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - October 2020 edition

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - October 2020 edition

Welcome to the October 2020 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT. In this edition we feature a Special Technology Report looking in depth at the latest developments in the world of Automatic Identification & Data Capture and Mobile Computing.

Also included is an exclusive interview with Rob Goossens, CEO at Technologies Added...Plus regular updates on a number of other key technology and personnel-related areas.

Retail: How to harness automation to strengthen competition

Retail: How to harness automation to strengthen competition

By Stephen Burnley, Client Delivery Manager at technology and engineering company, Expleo.

It’s a no brainer that technology is central to retaining a competitive edge for most businesses today.

PayDelay: Pandemic signals the end of the payday splurge, with money-conscious Brits now buying big at the end of each month

PayDelay: Pandemic signals the end of the payday splurge, with money-conscious Brits now buying big at the end of each month

Openpay, the UK’s latest next-generation, interest-free payment solution, has found that due to the pandemic, Brits now shun the payday treat - with nearly half (46%) now waiting until the end of the month to treat themselves after assessing finances. Almost two fifths (38%) said that the pandemic had permanently changed their outlook on spending.

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

The number of purchase orders and invoices exchanged across global supply chains rose by 15% in Q3 after falling by a similar margin in Q2, the latest Index of Global Trade Health from Tradeshift can reveal.

Retail expert Bill Gimsey helps to revitalise North Notts high streets

Retail expert Bill Gimsey helps to revitalise North Notts high streets

With the high streets of North Nottinghamshire feeling the pressure of reduced foot fall, both pre and post Covid-19, the team at North Notts BID has instigated a partnership with Bassetlaw District Council to take a fresh and creative look at revitalising Worksop and Retford town centres to support both national and independent retailers.

Online sales growth begins to normalise despite reimposed restrictions

Online sales growth begins to normalise despite reimposed restrictions

As lockdown restrictions were reintroduced throughout September, online sales returned to patterns that would be expected this time of year.

Retail’s covid response: 71% of frontline retail workers say employers have taken the right actions to keep colleagues and customers safe

Retail’s covid response: 71% of frontline retail workers say employers have taken the right actions to keep colleagues and customers safe

Retailers’ efforts to keep employees and customers safe during the covid-19 pandemic have been recognised by frontline retail workers, the latest research from Axonify, the modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, reveals.

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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