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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Puretec Fitness boosts revenue and takes back control of brand with new eCommerce site

Puretec Fitness boosts revenue and takes back control of brand with new eCommerce site

Home fitness equipment retailer, Puretec Fitness, has secured its future and taken back control of its brand by launching a fully transactional website, after historically relying on eCommerce marketplaces to target customers.

Retailers losing £102 billion a year due to poor CX

Retailers losing £102 billion a year due to poor CX

Comment from Richard Davey, Head of Customer Success, Upland Rant & Rave.

Retailers have for a long time spoken about the value of customer feedback, but still too few are closing the loop with customers quickly enough when acting on negative comments.

Guide advises retailers on legal obligations to customers with hearing loss

Guide advises retailers on legal obligations to customers with hearing loss

A recently introduced guide details the legal obligations of retailers to make their premises accessible to those with hearing loss.

Cash-strapped retail professionals work longer hours but struggle to make ends meet

Cash-strapped retail professionals work longer hours but struggle to make ends meet

Brand new research from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that despite 63.9% of retail professionals working more hours than they’re contracted to, over two-thirds (67.6%) struggle to make ends meet at the end of each month.

Retailers tap Oracle AI to better serve customers

Retailers tap Oracle AI to better serve customers

Oracle continues to weave significant artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities into its Retail Insights and Science Suite. With new features, such as notebook-based data science tools, retailers can quickly deploy new data science-driven solutions to further engage and delight customers across channels.

Honeywell's voice software for distribution centres can improve accuracy by up to 50 Percent

Honeywell's voice software for distribution centres can improve accuracy by up to 50 Percent

Honeywell has announced that its new voice-directed productivity software, Guided Work Solutions, is allowing fast-paced distribution centres to improve productivity by up to 35 percent and accuracy by up to 50 percent.

Retail restructured and the rise of experience…retailers can’t afford to ignore these red-hot technology trends this summer

Retail restructured and the rise of experience…retailers can’t afford to ignore these red-hot technology trends this summer

Retail trends come and go, but occasionally they shape the future of the industry for years to come. Frank Lochbaum Managing Partner at KPS, identifies three key retail trends this summer and explain why he thinks they’ll prove to be pivotal.

Instore and online retail services must play nicely together – lest iconic brands will disappear

Instore and online retail services must play nicely together – lest iconic brands will disappear

Seamless mobile connectivity can help prevent this from happening explains Colin Abrey of Nextivity.

Men are spending more on the high street than ever before - new research from the Fashion Retail Academy

Men are spending more on the high street than ever before - new research from the Fashion Retail Academy

Better clothing designs for men, more styling options and an improved shopping experience are all helping to drive men’s fashion sales, according to research from the Fashion Retail Academy.

But the record online growth highlights the task ahead for bricks-and-mortar shops

But the record online growth highlights the task ahead for bricks-and-mortar shops

Phil Mullis, Partner and Head of Retail and Wholesale at accountancy firm, Wilkins Kennedy, said: “These results show that any retailer out there without an online presence is severely harming their business.

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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