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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Another welcome move by the Chancellor, but productivity could be impacted through the new flexible furlough scheme

Another welcome move by the Chancellor, but productivity could be impacted through the new flexible furlough scheme

The Chancellor’s announcements on the Job Retention Scheme are welcomed and more generous than anticipated, but the flexible furlough could lead to higher Government costs and hit productivity, says tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

Horticultural industry looks to the future in the latest Covid-19 global impact survey

Horticultural industry looks to the future in the latest Covid-19 global impact survey

A new survey of grower associations, by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and FloraCulture International (FCI), reveals nearly three-quarters (71%) believe that most growers will soon recover after this crisis.

UK retailers turn to digital to survive pandemic

UK retailers turn to digital to survive pandemic

As a result of Covid-19, two-thirds (60%) [Q13:AY17] of UK retail companies are overhauling their business strategies, with almost half (42%) [Q12A:AY5] looking to invest in digital.

British Safety Council launches COVID-19 Assurance Assessment Service

British Safety Council launches COVID-19 Assurance Assessment Service

The British Safety Council has launched a new COVID-10 Assurance Assessment Service to support organisations returning to work.

April’s retail sales figures will result in a cull of independent stores, warns ParcelHero

April’s retail sales figures will result in a cull of independent stores, warns ParcelHero

Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail sales estimates for April will result in the extinction of many much-loved stores, fears the UK home delivery specialist ParcelHero.

Salesforce launches Quick Start Commerce Solutions to help propel businesses into the digital-first economy

Salesforce launches Quick Start Commerce Solutions to help propel businesses into the digital-first economy

The world has transitioned to a digital-first economy, and online has become the lifeline for many businesses. New research shows that, in the UK, 41% are online shopping more than before the pandemic. 

Why can’t CEOs find technical leaders?

Why can’t CEOs find technical leaders?

In 2019, Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report found that only 41 percent of C-level respondents believed that employees within their own organisations were ready to meet their leadership requirements.

ShopFully acquires PromoQui SpA

ShopFully acquires PromoQui SpA

ShopFully, the digital platform connecting shoppers with retailers, has acquired PromoQui S.p.A. and its info-commerce marketplaces PromoQui and VolantinoFacile.

Essential supermarket workers face everyday suffering and managerial abuse – study

Essential supermarket workers face everyday suffering and managerial abuse – study

The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted how important essential supermarket workers are, but in reality, they are often among the most poorly paid and undervalued employees within our society.

COVID-19 Shopping and Delivery Trends: a diversified supply chain is key to survival and future growth

COVID-19 Shopping and Delivery Trends: a diversified supply chain is key to survival and future growth

The world as we once knew it has transformed and consumers are experiencing rapid changes to the way they live, work and shop. To examine these changes, CommerceHub surveyed more than 1,500 consumers of various age groups to gauge consumer confidence and identify changing shopping patterns amid COVID-19 disruptions.

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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