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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ParcelHero says 24-hour round-the-clock deliveries are the future of e-commerce

ParcelHero says 24-hour round-the-clock deliveries are the future of e-commerce

Amazon’s $800 million investment in free next-day deliveries may be making headlines, but the home delivery expert ParelHero says same-day 24/7 deliveries are the future of e-commerce.

Brick-and-mortar retail in the EU: Highest 2019 growth in Romania and Lithuania

Brick-and-mortar retail in the EU: Highest 2019 growth in Romania and Lithuania

GfK anticipates nominal turnover growth of 2.0 percent in 2019 for brick-and-mortar retail in the 27 EU nations (excludes the UK). Romania (+7.0 percent) and Lithuania (+5.9 percent) are expected to have the highest growth rates. Growth is also forecasted for Spain (+2.4 percent) and France (+2.8 percent). These are some of the results from GfK's recently released 2019 European retail analysis, which is available free of charge.

Starting at the source: achieving a sustainable supply chain

Starting at the source: achieving a sustainable supply chain

By Alan Gunner, Business Development Director, Adjuno.

With the impact of our consumer society increasingly influencing purchasing behaviour, it is clear that there has been a shift in the need for sustainable supply chains.

Oracle Cloud is in Fashion for Global Retailer Gap Inc.

Oracle Cloud is in Fashion for Global Retailer Gap Inc.

Following the success of Oracle’s Retail Cloud at INTERMIX, Banana Republic is the latest Gap Inc. brand to go live on the solutions. Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand available online and in over 600 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide.

UK SMEs expect not to get what they want from Brexit process

UK SMEs expect not to get what they want from Brexit process

UK SME business owners have voiced their concern that what they want and what they are going to get from the Brexit process is going to be very different, according to the latest data from Close Brothers Asset Finance.

Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

Beating the pack: How manufacturers can win in the IoT revolution

By Alex Guillen, Go-To-Market Manager, Insight UK.

It’s staggering to think that this year more consumer devices will be sold than there are people on earth – and, as time marches on, the democratisation of the Internet of Things (IoT) means in a few years virtually all of the devices sold will be internet connected.

Commissioned study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

Commissioned study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

Ivalua, provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success.

UK hit by more than 1,000 shoplifting incidents every day

UK hit by more than 1,000 shoplifting incidents every day

The UK retail industry suffered from an average of 1,035 reported incidents of shoplifting every day in 2018, according to the latest analysis of UK Police data by loss prevention solutions provider, Checkpoint Systems.

Instagram struggling to deal with counterfeit luxury goods

Instagram struggling to deal with counterfeit luxury goods

The research from Ghost Data shows incredible detail. The research team scanned around four million Instagram posts, identifying more than 56,000 accounts involved in counterfeiting activities – more than double the 20,000 accounts the same group found in 2016.

Premiere for Siemens Digital Logistics at transport logistic

Premiere for Siemens Digital Logistics at transport logistic

Siemens Digital Logistics is coming to the transport logistic trade show in Munich (June 4-7, 2019) to present an integrated portfolio of software and consulting solutions for the precise planning and control of global supply chains.

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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