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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Boxing clever - WMS/Voice Picking Technology report

Boxing clever - WMS/Voice Picking Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about current and possible future trends and areas of development within the world of warehouse management systems and voice-directed picking solutions – including those related to automation, augmented reality and the digitisation of warehouse processes.

Part 1: Warehouse Management Systems Technology Report.

The White Label World Expo UK

The White Label World Expo UK

The White Label World Expo is the leading online retail sourcing show, making it the perfect destination for manufacturers to showcase their products to a rapidly growing market. Based in four countries over three continents, it truly is a global event reaching a truly global audience.

Personalisation: a force for good in the world of retail, champions Cohaesus

Personalisation: a force for good in the world of retail, champions Cohaesus

According to Gartner, by 2024, the World Health Organization (WHO) will identify online shopping as an addictive disorder. It predicts that a key driver will stem from retailers increasingly deploying AI and personalisation tactics, designed to drive greater awareness and engagement of products and services amongst consumers. 

How are retailers enhancing the in-store experience?

How are retailers enhancing the in-store experience?

By Dan Williams, founder and managing director at 100% Group. 

With more chain and independent store closures announced every week, it might seem as though high street retailers are losing out to the convenience of online shopping, yet the death of the high street isn’t nigh. In fact the opposite is true – what we’re seeing isn’t a death but rather a re-birth or evolution where the high street needs to adapt to changing buying behaviours.

How do we go about reinvigorating the high street?

How do we go about reinvigorating the high street?

By Matthew Robertson – Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

I regularly track the trends around retail and delivery because here at NetDespatch we work with both carriers and retailers, and it is important for us to understand how the market continues to evolve.  As a result, I have been monitoring the ongoing debate, particularly in recent years, around how we reinvigorate the UK high street and get consumers back into town centres.

47% of shoppers need gifting ideas for the Holiday Season – research from Periscope by McKinsey

47% of shoppers need gifting ideas for the Holiday Season – research from Periscope by McKinsey

Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth, has announced the findings of its recent consumer research which examines significant habits and behaviours of consumers in Canada, Germany, the UK and US,  as well as highlighting some emerging trends with big implications for retailers this holiday season.

New Research finds the Salesforce economy will create more than $1 trillion in new business revenues and 4.2 million jobs between 2019 and 2024

New Research finds the Salesforce economy will create more than $1 trillion in new business revenues and 4.2 million jobs between 2019 and 2024

Salesforce, the CRM solutions provider, has announced new research from IDC that finds Salesforce and its ecosystem of partners will create 4.2 million new jobs and $1.2 trillion in new business revenues worldwide between 2019 and 2024. The research also finds Salesforce is driving massive gains for its partner ecosystem, which will see $5.80 in gains for every $1 Salesforce makes by 2024.

UK consumers continue to abandon purchases due to a lack of convenient delivery options

UK consumers continue to abandon purchases due to a lack of convenient delivery options

According to new consumer research from Global Freight Solutions (GFS) and IMRG (the UK’s association for online retailers), 45% of consumers are still more likely to abandon their purchase due to a lack of convenient delivery options, not a lack of free options.

N Brown taps Bloomreach AI to fuel digital experiences across all its core brands

N Brown taps Bloomreach AI to fuel digital experiences across all its core brands

Bloomreach Inc, the Digital Experience Platform company, has been selected by digital retailer N Brown to help to provide an optimised, consistent and seamless customer experience across its core brands JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson and Jacamo.

Schneider Electric solves edge computing challenges with new 6U Wall Mount EcoStruxure Micro Data Center

Schneider Electric solves edge computing challenges with new 6U Wall Mount EcoStruxure Micro Data Center

Schneider Electric has simplified and aligned its data centre solutions for the new hybrid IT world with the introduction of EcoStruxure Data Center Solutions, unveiled recently at Innovation Summit Barcelona.  

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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