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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Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

By Alex Guillen, Go-To-Market Manager, Insight UK.

It’s staggering to think that this year more consumer devices will be sold than there are people on earth – and, as time marches on, the democratisation of the Internet of Things (IoT) means in a few years virtually all of the devices sold will be internet connected.

Commissioned study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

Commissioned study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

Ivalua, provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success.

UK hit by more than 1,000 shoplifting incidents every day

UK hit by more than 1,000 shoplifting incidents every day

The UK retail industry suffered from an average of 1,035 reported incidents of shoplifting every day in 2018, according to the latest analysis of UK Police data by loss prevention solutions provider, Checkpoint Systems.

Instagram struggling to deal with counterfeit luxury goods

Instagram struggling to deal with counterfeit luxury goods

The research from Ghost Data shows incredible detail. The research team scanned around four million Instagram posts, identifying more than 56,000 accounts involved in counterfeiting activities – more than double the 20,000 accounts the same group found in 2016.

Premiere for Siemens Digital Logistics at transport logistic

Premiere for Siemens Digital Logistics at transport logistic

Siemens Digital Logistics is coming to the transport logistic trade show in Munich (June 4-7, 2019) to present an integrated portfolio of software and consulting solutions for the precise planning and control of global supply chains.

TrueCommerce Datalliance releases first platform update of 2019

TrueCommerce Datalliance releases first platform update of 2019

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced that TrueCommerce Datalliance, its division focusing on vendor managed inventory (VMI) and collaborative replenishment (CR) software, has released its first of three software updates for 2019.

One in three retail workers holding out for redundancy before switching careers

One in three retail workers holding out for redundancy before switching careers

34% of retail workers in the UK are waiting to be made redundant before switching careers, according to a survey released by professional training provider Learning People.

2 in 5 data-driven initiatives are failing in the retail industry, with 43 per cent of failures due to a skills shortage

2 in 5 data-driven initiatives are failing in the retail industry, with 43 per cent of failures due to a skills shortage

New research by Exasol, the analytic database provider, has found that almost half of data-driven initiatives are failing in retail organisations.

Demand forecasting for retailers: the benefits of AI

Demand forecasting for retailers: the benefits of AI

By Arnaud Gauthier, President & Chief Customer Officer, EMEA at Symphony RetailAI.

The ability to quickly and accurately anticipate demand is essential for those who want to remain competitive in the retail industry, where even the slightest variation in production volume, distribution networks, or just the weather can have an immense impact on turnover.

74% of UK retailers do not correctly attribute footfall to digital spend

74% of UK retailers do not correctly attribute footfall to digital spend

Most UK brands are unsure of the actual impact digital marketing spend is having on visits to their own bricks and mortar stores.

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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