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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Manhattan Associates and Newmine partner to advance unified commerce

Manhattan Associates and Newmine partner to advance unified commerce

Manhattan Associates Inc. has entered into a partnership with Newmine, a consulting and technology company focused on retail commerce optimisation.

How retail can evolve through IOT & industry 4.0

How retail can evolve through IOT & industry 4.0

By Mike Jeffs, Chief Commercial Officer, Hark.

Organisations have a significant opportunity to leverage new technology to save on the bottom line. Whether its increasing efficiency, reducing waste or maximising yield. Technology facilitates that by simplifying the route to intelligent assets, or as I would describe to my relatives – giving machines and buildings a heartbeat.

Nearly three quarters of shoppers have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

Nearly three quarters of shoppers have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

A new global shipping report by BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, reveals that almost three quarters (73%) of UK online shoppers have abandoned their cart because they did not like the shipping options available.

How can AI reveal the hidden side of demand?

How can AI reveal the hidden side of demand?

By Raphaël Bertholet, VP R&D, Retail Software Division, Symphony RetailAI.

Historically, demand forecasting using traditional, manual methods has proven laborious and complex.

The supply and demand dynamic - Demand Forecasting & Planning, S&OP Technology Report

The supply and demand dynamic - Demand Forecasting & Planning, S&OP Technology Report

Retail Technology Review spoke with leading industry spokespeople from the analyst and vendor community about how modern Demand Forecasting & Planning/Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions and other planning-related technology can help to facilitate better supply chain, manufacturing and distribution practice.

hoopo & Polymer Logistics bring IoT tracking to the supply chain

hoopo & Polymer Logistics bring IoT tracking to the supply chain

hoopo, the geolocation technology provider, and Polymer Logistics (PL), a global provider of Retail Returnable Packaging (RRP), have entered into a partnership to deliver IoT tracking to the supply chain across Europe. The partnership aims to increase product freshness, reduce food waste, and cut costs along the supply chain.

SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn, the online platform used by 65,000 manufacturing companies for managing business processes in global supply chains, now offers the maintenance of supplier master data and its central provision in a globally used database as a service.

The high street is not dead: over half of EMEA consumers prefer shopping in physical stores

The high street is not dead: over half of EMEA consumers prefer shopping in physical stores

A new report launched by Blis, the real-world intelligence solutions provider, has found that innovation in bricks and mortar stores will breathe new life into the fragile status of the high street.

Hand to mouth: Stock flow and fast fashion

Hand to mouth: Stock flow and fast fashion

Fast fashion retailers need to be just that, fast. Consumer loyalty towards brands in this area is driven by customers being able to buy and return items when they want them, how they want them and where they want them. While this flexibility is great for the shopper, it can be a nightmare for the retailer. The cost of surplus goods in the wrong place can be detrimental to the margins, especially if it results in a scandal surrounding stock removal.

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos.

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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