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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WiFi SPARK and Blackbox launch real-time Transport Information Portal to give rail passengers instant mobile access to rail information

WiFi SPARK and Blackbox launch real-time Transport Information Portal to give rail passengers instant mobile access to rail information

WiFi SPARK and Blackbox Ltd are set to launch a real-time Transport Information Portal to the rail market via the SPARK Platform.

Carrefour launches world’s first sail thru supermarket, serving yacht passengers, jet-skiers and beach-goers in Dubai

Carrefour launches world’s first sail thru supermarket, serving yacht passengers, jet-skiers and beach-goers in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim, the shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure company across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has unveiled ‘Carrefour Bites and More by the Shore’, claimed to be the world’s first sail thru supermarket.

John Lewis & Partners targets greater store efficiencies with Paragon

John Lewis & Partners targets greater store efficiencies with Paragon

John Lewis & Partners has implemented Paragon’s Live Management software to increase the efficiency of its nationwide operation.

Snapfulfil puts retailer on target for accurate fulfilment

Snapfulfil puts retailer on target for accurate fulfilment

A leading sports equipment retailer is on target for one hundred percent accuracy following the implementation of a new warehouse management system (WMS) from Snapfulfil. Over the past eight years Merlin Archery has rapidly expanded to become the country’s number one online retailer of archery equipment.

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has dispelled some of the mystique around AI’s value to retail businesses and revealed a path to tangible growth opportunities.

Bringing Britain’s once bustling highstreets back into the digital fore

Bringing Britain’s once bustling highstreets back into the digital fore

It’s no secret, the festive shopping frenzy is in full swing! Retailers are still competing to offer good deals and a bargain on the high street, following a 12% drop in the value of Black Friday sales this year compared to 2017

Parcel senders must face up to their Christmas duties

Parcel senders must face up to their Christmas duties

The international parcel delivery comparison site ParcelHero is warning that there are hidden costs on Christmas gifts sent and received from outside the European Union (EU). It’s revealed its top Customs hacks that will stop Brits and their overseas friends and relations having to pay unexpected duties and tariffs on presents this year.

71% of retailers invest in AI to attract online shoppers this Christmas as in store sales drop to their lowest levels for a decade

71% of retailers invest in AI to attract online shoppers this Christmas as in store sales drop to their lowest levels for a decade

With November reported to have the lowest shopper footfall since the 2008 recession and in store sales predicted to get worse in December, a new in-depth research study into how retailers are gearing up their online customer service this Christmas has found that nearly three quarters are investing in Artificial Intelligence in the call centre, driven by consumer demand and changing shopping habits - saving over 1 in 3 retailers £100,000 or more a year.

Atheon Analytics announces SKUtrak Developer: custom visual data analytics service package for UK grocery retail suppliers

Atheon Analytics announces SKUtrak Developer: custom visual data analytics service package for UK grocery retail suppliers

Atheon Analytics, the UK grocery data analytics specialist, has announced SKUtrak Developer, a collaborative service package that is designed to help UK grocery suppliers achieve interactive, visual and actionable insight into business performance.

36% of UK retailers admit to destructive price blunders ahead of festive season

36% of UK retailers admit to destructive price blunders ahead of festive season

More than a third of retailers have damaged their profit margins due to errors and inaccuracies in product pricing, according to new research.

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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