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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Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends

Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends

New research released by Cotton USA reveals the latest shopping habits of UK consumers – including where and how consumers buy products, their financial optimism, qualities that motivate purchase decisions, and material preferences.

Amazon Prime Day and the changing retail industry

Amazon Prime Day and the changing retail industry

By Terry Hunter, UK Managing Director, Astound Commerce.Amazon Prime Day is yet another example of the online retailer's unquenchable thirst for customers.

Automated ePod solution from BEC delivers significant improvements for Aliaxis

Automated ePod solution from BEC delivers significant improvements for Aliaxis

As part of a drive to continuously improve customer service, Aliaxis has teamed with BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd, a leading UK-based supplier of data capture solutions for supply chain logistics and manufacturing, to introduce Electronic Point of Delivery (ePod) technology to modernise its order track and traceability processes.

BRC and Springboard footfall figures highlight need for retailers to deliver store of the future

BRC and Springboard footfall figures highlight need for retailers to deliver store of the future

Retail footfall has dipped for the seventh month in a row in June, with overall footfall having slipped by 0.9 percent year-on-year, according to the latest figures published today by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard.

The power of connectivity in retail

The power of connectivity in retail

By Paul Crerand, director of solution consulting, office of the CTO, EMEA, MuleSoft.

Retailers have long understood that 'knowing the customer' is crucial for maintaining loyalty and standing apart from the competition. Today, in the age of Amazon, it's more critical than ever for retailers to access and leverage data to transform the customer experience.

InternetRetailing Conference 2018 – Collaboration, Innovation, Expertise. A powerhouse of ideas to re-generate retail

InternetRetailing Conference 2018 – Collaboration, Innovation, Expertise. A powerhouse of ideas to re-generate retail

Retail is re-structuring, re-formatting, re-skilling and re-connecting with consumers. In the current climate, success belongs to retailers that dare to be adaptive, creative and to take risks. Re-launching for 2018 – in a brand-new London venue - InternetRetailing Conference 2018 brings together 800+ retail board members, C-level executives and directors for a breath-taking day of inspiration and collaboration.

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph.

Will smart voice assistants revolutionise our shopping behaviour?

Will smart voice assistants revolutionise our shopping behaviour?

"What's the weather going to be like tomorrow?" "Play a Rolling Stones song" "What meetings do I have today?" These are just some of the most common requests made to smart voice assistants such as Amazon Echo (Alexa) and Google Home.

It’s complicated: 55% of organisations struggle to keep up with new tech

It’s complicated: 55% of organisations struggle to keep up with new tech

In this world we can often say we have too much choice and not enough time. B2B decision-makers are finding much the same is true for them, with the influx of new technologies available to their businesses proving too much to keep up with.

GDPR is an Opportunity for Retailers to Better-Understand Customers

GDPR is an Opportunity for Retailers to Better-Understand Customers

By Ashish Koul, President of Acqueon.

In 2017, UK consumer spending slumped to its lowest level in five years, making the fight for the customer an even more chaotic battle scene.

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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