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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Millennial UK shoppers forced to choose between the environment and their consumer rights new study shows

Millennial UK shoppers forced to choose between the environment and their consumer rights new study shows

A UK study of 100 retail executives and 2,000 consumers highlights tension between keeping records of transactions and eliminating paper waste.

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Dr. Kerstin Braun, President of Stenn Group, an international provider of trade finance headquartered in the UK, comments on the Eurostat retail trade figures and drop in Asian markets/FTSE 100:

As high street shops close, retailers also fail to control online customer churn

As high street shops close, retailers also fail to control online customer churn

A recent survey of 500 retailers sponsored by Eggplant, the digital experience specialist, revealed the pressures facing online digital teams in advance of busy retail season.

BILLY Footwear names OptiProERP as its technology partner for cloud ERP

BILLY Footwear names OptiProERP as its technology partner for cloud ERP

OptiProERP Software, Inc., the global provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing and distribution and SAP’s strategic industry partner, has announced that BILLY Footwearhas selected it as its cloud ERP technology partner.

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

The Golden Sales Quarter (October - December) for retailers is fast approaching, but many retail businesses are not fully prepared for the accompanying onset of increased website traffic this usually brings, according to new research.

North American retail expansion accelerating to keep pace with global growth

North American retail expansion accelerating to keep pace with global growth

Shelfie has expanded its global operations by engaging Myron K. Burke to advance the company’s growth across North America.

Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

The UK’s gift card and voucher market has grown by 7.2% year-on-year, according to the latest analysis carried out by the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKCGVA) and KPMG UK.

Oracle Cloud the right accessory to support Kendra Scott’s growth

Oracle Cloud the right accessory to support Kendra Scott’s growth

In 2002, designer, philanthropist Kendra Scott took the jewelry world by storm with her fresh, fun designs and personal touch with customers.

The top ten most relevant UK brands revealed

The top ten most relevant UK brands revealed

Global consultancy Prophet has announced the results of the fourth annual Brand Relevance Index (BRI) in the UK, a ranking of the most relevant brands in consumers’ lives today.

This year saw the NHS soar to the top for the first time, a spot that has been previously dominated consecutively by Apple. Following the NHS in second and third place sit the streaming giants, Spotify and Netflix. Lush and Samsung were new entrants into the top 10, replacing Amazon and Android.

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures for August highlighted the pre-Brexit wobble in consumer confidence, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero, with sales volumes down -.2% compared to July, and department store sales continuing to tumble -1.3% on the previous month and -2.5% on August 2018.

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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