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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Eka launches new ETRM applications on its cloud platform

Eka launches new ETRM applications on its cloud platform

Eka Software Solutions has made significant investments in energy-specific capabilities on its cloud-native solutions platform.

1,000 shoplifting crimes a day, 52% go unpunished

1,000 shoplifting crimes a day, 52% go unpunished

The latest police data has revealed that UK retailers were plagued by 359,156 incidents of shoplifting in 2019, just shy of 1,000 per day.

Retail spending bounces back in January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers

Retail spending bounces back in January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers

The Office for National Statistics has reported a noticeable uptake in retail sales in the month of January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers that there is still considerable consumer demand for physical retail.

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

WMS solutions provider SnapFulfil is enjoying a new type of interest as ‘micro-warehousing’ takes off for smaller e-commerce companies looking to offer the same level of delivery efficiency and flexibility as retail giants like Amazon.

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Up and coming third party logistics (3PL) provider, Yantra Fulfilment, has published its top 10 tips on what to look out for when selecting a fulfilment partner.

RetailEXPO 2020: Visitor registrations now open

RetailEXPO 2020: Visitor registrations now open

RetailEXPO is now open for visitor registrations.  This year the show, which takes place between 29-30 April 2020 at London Olympia, focuses on innovation, showcasing technological and design solutions for the challenges and opportunities faced by retailers as they head into a new decade of trading.

Migrating your eCommerce platform: what you need to know

Migrating your eCommerce platform: what you need to know

With only 110 days left before the end of support for Magento 1, it is important for online retailers to get moving on their eCommerce platform migration or risk a gap in sales.

Nearly half of shoppers fail to return unsuitable items due to ‘hassle’, says Conversity research

Nearly half of shoppers fail to return unsuitable items due to ‘hassle’, says Conversity research

Two thirds of consumers (66 per cent) have returned an unsuitable item to a retailer within the last year, with 42 per cent stating that they failed to return their unsuitable items because the return process was too much hassle.

Why AI could be failing your retail customer experience strategy

Why AI could be failing your retail customer experience strategy

By Arun Mani, President, Freshworks Europe. 

The digital era has brought with it an explosion of communication platforms. From WhatsApp to email, Snapchat to Instagram, live chat to instant messaging; there many ways we can engage with one another and with organisations.

How might retailers entice consumers back to stores in 2020?

How might retailers entice consumers back to stores in 2020?

As growing numbers of retailers and brands look to entice customers back into store with an array of immersive experiences, Craig Summers, UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates asks how retailers can reinforce innovative omnichannel experiences with the quality of in-store associate interaction.

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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