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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Consumer spending grew 7.6 per cent in May as easing of restrictions saw more Brits shop, socialise and get set for summer

Consumer spending grew 7.6 per cent in May as easing of restrictions saw more Brits shop, socialise and get set for summer

Consumer spending rose 7.6 per cent in May compared to the same period in 2019 – the highest growth recorded since coronavirus restrictions began – as the further lifting of lockdown restrictions encouraged more Brits to shop and socialise.

Kooomo locks in online success for EverydaySafe

Kooomo locks in online success for EverydaySafe

Gunnebo, a global provider of security products, services and software, has selected global eCommerce platform provider Kooomo to launch its new one-stop B2B e-shop for resellers of its innovative EverydaySafe, a compact safe that discreetly integrates into kitchen units.

Amazon Prime Day will be a $15bn 48-hour bonanza, with UK shoppers alone splashing £1.4bn, says ParcelHero

Amazon Prime Day will be a $15bn 48-hour bonanza, with UK shoppers alone splashing £1.4bn, says ParcelHero

Shoppers are ready to splash the cash after being trapped indoors for over a year. This year’s Amazon Prime Day event (21-22 June) will see shoppers splurging at least $14.9bn, says ParcelHero. It says many other sites will also see a huge boost in trade thanks to the Prime Day ‘Halo Effect’.

Bloom & Wild set to blossom with SnapFulfil

Bloom & Wild set to blossom with SnapFulfil

Rapidly expanding online floristry company, Bloom & Wild, has signed up to a five-year SaaS (Software as a Service) contract with warehouse management system provider, SnapFulfil.

Keeping shoppers sweet will boost checkout conversion rates

Keeping shoppers sweet will boost checkout conversion rates

By Natasha Jones, European Channel Manager for SmartFreight

If you thought ecommerce held all the aces in the retail pack, think again. You rarely see an abandoned shopping trolley packed to the brim with goods at a checkout in a bricks and mortar supermarket. It’s very different online where it’s common for shoppers to abort their purchases for a variety of reasons, leaving millions of pounds worth of orders in their carts.

CDON chooses LogRhythm’s NextGen SIEM Platform to expand and optimise its cybersecurity

CDON chooses LogRhythm’s NextGen SIEM Platform to expand and optimise its cybersecurity

LogRhythm, the company powering many of today’s security operations centres (SOCs), has been selected by CDON, the Nordic region marketplace, to deploy its NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Platform.

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

By Jon Walkington, Retail and System Integrator Sales Director, at Schoeller Allibert UK.

For many brands operating today, warehousing and distribution has never been more closely tied to a brand or retailer’s commercial performance. As part of the holistic value chain and the service offering for the consumer, logistics can no longer sit in isolation. How products are stored, handled and distributed have a core part to play in the success of a business.

Sustainability is more important to Northern Irish consumers thanks to pandemic

Sustainability is more important to Northern Irish consumers thanks to pandemic

A new survey of consumers in Northern Ireland has revealed how the pandemic has had a positive impact on consumers’ interest in sustainability.

Shoe retailer Deichmann supports site selection with Targomo’s Location Intelligence Platform

Shoe retailer Deichmann supports site selection with Targomo’s Location Intelligence Platform

Deichmann Group, Europe’s biggest shoe retailer, has chosen Targomo’s technology to support its site selection in Germany. Deichmann will use Targomo’s location intelligence platform to predict the potential of new sites and further improve the performance of existing shops.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa collaborates with Flintfox and Microsoft to streamline pricing, promotions, and rebate management

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa collaborates with Flintfox and Microsoft to streamline pricing, promotions, and rebate management

As part of an on-going programme of digital transformation at its bottling plants, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is collaborating with pricing and rebate management solutions provider, Flintfox, and Microsoft to modernise how it uses technology. The collaboration will help the bottling giant retire legacy solutions, to better manage pricing and overcome existing challenges at all stages of the supply chain.

Retail Supply Chain Management

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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