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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How reliable insights lead to a loyal customer base

How reliable insights lead to a loyal customer base

By Hayley Strang, Field Marketing Manager, Mapp

We all crave human interaction, especially as we navigate our way through the through the post-lockdown world. Who doesn’t miss being recognised by your favourite barista and being greeted with “the usual?”. In today’s world, this applies to online just as much as to a physical store experience.

Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Over half of consumers globally (53%) believe it is more important to shop with local businesses now than it was before the pandemic.

That’s according to new research released by Pollinate, the global software business that partners with banks to help them deepen and extend relationships with their business customers, in which over 4,500 consumers were surveyed across the UK, US, Australia, and Brazil.

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Firebox.com, the online retailer for unusual and quirky gifting, has been acquired by e-commerce service provider MH direkt for an undisclosed sum.

Uberall survey finds despite Amazon boom, 63% of UK consumers favour shopping locally

Uberall survey finds despite Amazon boom, 63% of UK consumers favour shopping locally

Uberall, the provider of ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience marketing solutions, has announced the findings of its survey analysing the shopping habits of over 1,000 UK consumers.

60% sales increase for heritage kitchen brand, Swan, thanks to eCommerce channels

60% sales increase for heritage kitchen brand, Swan, thanks to eCommerce channels

Not so long ago, nearly every house sported an electrical appliance from Swan, making it one of Britain’s best-loved names, and up until 1986 Swan were the UK’s number one distributor for kettles. With ever-changing consumer habits and trends, some began to wonder if this heritage company would survive the transition into the 21st century.

SEKO Logistics, Shopify Plus and patchworks launch ‘go global’ webinar for retailers targeting a share of the $4.2 trillion global ecommerce market

SEKO Logistics, Shopify Plus and patchworks launch ‘go global’ webinar for retailers targeting a share of the $4.2 trillion global ecommerce market

Retailers still coming to terms with the mass exodus to online shopping triggered by COVID-19 and eager to ‘Go Global’ to gain a share of the $4.2 trillion Global ecommerce market can now access practical first-hand advice from SEKO Logistics, eCommerce solution provider, Shopify Plus, and integration platform, Patchworks.

Pandemic stops shoplifters in their tracks, but will lockdown ending see a resurgence?

Pandemic stops shoplifters in their tracks, but will lockdown ending see a resurgence?

Shoplifting in the United Kingdom was slashed during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of 2020 police data, with lockdowns and the closure of non-essential retail leading to the first reduction in theft since 2018.

High Street footfall shows cautious signs of recovery as hospitality ‘halo’ begins to take effect

High Street footfall shows cautious signs of recovery as hospitality ‘halo’ begins to take effect

Retail footfall saw a welcome boost across retail parks, shopping centres and High Streets during the first weekend of indoor hospitality reopening, the latest data from Sensormatic Solutions reveals.

Wholesale fashion distributor integrates SAP Business One to improve supply chain management

Wholesale fashion distributor integrates SAP Business One to improve supply chain management

Codeless Platforms has revealed that Fashion Edge has vastly improved the visibility of shipping data from its supplier and improved its supply chain management efficiencies, having deployed BPA Platform to integrate SAP Business One with three external business systems and then automated the transfer of SKU data, reports and dispatch notices.

IT designed to suit garment manufacturing supply chains

IT designed to suit garment manufacturing supply chains

These are exciting times for UK garment manufacturers – if they embrace digitalisation, writes Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com.

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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