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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Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

The ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is encouraging many manufacturers and retailers to consider other supplier locations in low cost, higher risk countries to avoid possible trade barriers. The latest analysis in the Global Supply Chain Risk Report, produced quarterly by Cranfield University and Dun & Bradstreet, found marked increases in Supplier Criticality (up 2%) and Global Sourcing Risk (up 4.8%) in Q3 2019.

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ - survey

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ - survey

A convenience trends survey commissioned by leading International branding and customer experience agency I-AM has revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (74%) would be happy to wait longer for goods if the delivery method was more sustainable.

LivePerson debuts SocialConnect and EmailConnect to help brands manage all digital customer interactions in one place

LivePerson debuts SocialConnect and EmailConnect to help brands manage all digital customer interactions in one place

LivePerson, Inc. has launched SocialConnect and EmailConnect, bringing social media and email into the LiveEngage platform. This debut gives brands the ability to easily manage customer conversations regardless of the channels where they occur – all in one place.

Chainway Releases High-performance Handheld Computer C66 and C61

Chainway Releases High-performance Handheld Computer C66 and C61

Chainway has announced the launch of the newly upgraded 5.5-inch large screen handheld computer C66 and the handheld computer C61 with keypad. Both devices deliver excellent system performance, and can be flexibly equipped with a range of optional data collection functions to fulfill applications in various industries such as retail, logistics and so forth.

Co-op receives Corporate Ambassador Award

Co-op receives Corporate Ambassador Award

Co-op has received the Corporate Brand Ambassador Award at the 2019 Shining Stars Ball for its enthusiastic and consistent support of Girls Out Loud, a social enterprise which has raised the aspirations of over 7,000 teenage girls and helped them to build confidence, self-belief and resilience.

nCipher Security survey and tips regarding Black Friday/Cyber Monday security

nCipher Security survey and tips regarding Black Friday/Cyber Monday security

Peter Carlisle, vice president of nCipher Security, looks at how consumers can keep themselves safe during this year's Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals.

How to hire, develop, and inspire Gen Z: A study from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

How to hire, develop, and inspire Gen Z: A study from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has announced the final segment of a global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z1– teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace to reveal how employers worldwide can most effectively attract, develop, motivate, and retain talent within the next next-generation workforce.

BigCommerce launches GraphQL-powered Storefront API, bolstering capabilities for creating differentiated shopping experiences

BigCommerce launches GraphQL-powered Storefront API, bolstering capabilities for creating differentiated shopping experiences

BigCommerce, the open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has announced the open beta release of its new GraphQL Storefront API, purpose-built for creating faster, personalized customer shopping experiences that differentiate brands from competitors.

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Growing social media commerce will cause one-in-five online shoppers to return more items, according to new research from international logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group.

Research of 2,000 online shoppers shows 34% will make more impulse buys as social media sites make it easier to buy products direct through in-platform selling tools.

Kofax enhances its Intelligent Automation platform with new AI capabilities

Kofax enhances its Intelligent Automation platform with new AI capabilities

Kofax, the supplier of Intelligent Automation software to digitally transform end-to-end business operations, has announced the latest evolution of its Intelligent Automation platform.

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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