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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Retail employees fight back: Report shows rise In trade union memberships

Retail employees fight back: Report shows rise In trade union memberships

The retail industry has seen the highest rise in trade union memberships across the UK, according to new research into the decline of trade unions.

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

How will Chinese domestic politics evolve in the year of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 100th anniversary? Which issues are keeping Beijing up at night, and which new trends will define Sino-European relations going forward? To shed some light on these issues, MERICS conducted a survey of some 170 European China experts and roughly 1,000 members of the wider international public in December and early January.

Changing shopping habits due to lockdown love

Changing shopping habits due to lockdown love

Bargain-hunting Brits have been saving cash while spicing up their love lives – with discount codes for adult toys hitting record highs during lockdown.The number of randy shoppers logging on to discount site NetVoucherCodes.co.uk to save cash on adult products was up by almost two thirds in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to new data.

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

Warehouse management technology provider, SnapFulfil, is forecasting a new fulfilment year where companies still focused on retail locations and outlets will have to be nimble enough to grow e-commerce operations if they are to survive.

Considering A Business Migration: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Considering A Business Migration: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

By James Daniels, freelance writer

Many businesses have made the jump to the cloud in recent years, and even more, are now doing this in 2021 as a result of the pandemic forcing workforces to work from home. This is intelligent as the cloud is now the best way to do business, particularly with so many people working remotely, which can bring a multitude of benefits.

How retailers can boost business in 2021 by building apps using low code tools

How retailers can boost business in 2021 by building apps using low code tools

By Malcolm Carroll, Director, BlueFinity.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many sectors with retail especially having felt the repercussions of the lockdowns and Tier restrictions on their footfall and their profits.

Maintaining the retail omnichannel edge in 2021

Maintaining the retail omnichannel edge in 2021

By Nate Burke, CEO of Diginius.

It’s that time of year again where we reflect upon the prior year and make informative predictions for the months ahead in order to adjust our business activities and refocus our strategies.

What does the future hold for retailers?

What does the future hold for retailers?

Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year.

Flexible antimicrobial surface covering from Alanod protects retail businesses against coronaviruses and bacteria

Flexible antimicrobial surface covering from Alanod protects retail businesses against coronaviruses and bacteria

Alanod, the manufacturer of specialised coated metal surfaces, has launched MIRO CU. This copper-coated antimicrobial surface covering is designed to protect retail staff and customers against the transmission of bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.

Booming e-commerce with wine & spirits requires new logistics concepts

Booming e-commerce with wine & spirits requires new logistics concepts

Europe is one of the most important markets for wines and spirits. In 2019, almost a third of the world's wines were produced here. Due to the Corona crisis, the already growing e-commerce in this sector has continued to expand heavily during this year.

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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