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  • In-store Fulfillment: Justifying The Investment, Operational Considerations And Potential ROI
    In-store Fulfillment: Justifying The Investment, Operational Considerations And Potential ROI

    Today’s consumers expect a seamless omni-channel experience from every retailer, whether pure-play e-commerce or brick-and-mortar. According to Forrester Research 1 , 71 percent of shoppers expect to view in-store inventory online, while 50 percent expect to buy online and pick up in store. However, most retailers have not operationalized even the basics such as store pickup, cross channel inventory visibility, and store based fulfillment. There is a significant disconnect between what consumers want from retailers and the omni-channel capabilities retailers are prepared to provide.

A No-Surprises Operations Budget For The Retail DC?

The modern era of omnichannel retailing delivered the death knell to your father’s retail distribution center. Too complex for the lift-truck-and-box-shuffle of yesteryear, today’s omnichannel retail environment demands sophisticated automation to meet the customer’s speed-and accuracy-of-fulfillment expectations.

Optimizing For The Global Consumer

Customs and other cross-border ship- ping issues can create challenges with getting products to global consumers. With expert guidance, retailers can navigate a shipping strategy that makes the e-commerce fulfillment experience seam- less for consumers around the block and around the world.

Holiday Prep For Peak Order Volumes

Okay, I know its March and the holidays are a long way off (or thankfully far behind), but it’s a well-known fact that the holidays are a key two-month time period for the retail industry.

comScore U.S. Study: 2015 UPS Pulse Of The Online Shopper™

In a world of constant connectivity, amidst the frantic pace of technological change for both consumers and retailers, today’s “flex shopper” has been born. This flex shopper is ruthlessly efficient, switching channels and devices to best suit personal convenience when evaluating and purchasing products. Information and control are paramount, making it essential for retailers to offer near-perfect shopping experiences across every channel and device to thrive.

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  • Retail Tech Spending 2016
    Retail Tech Spending 2016

    As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.

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  • Island Pacific Replenishment
    Island Pacific Replenishment In an ever competitive and changing retail landscape, the key to success is having the right product, at the right time, and in the right place across multiple-channel touch points. Making the right merchandising decisions, driving revenue and managing inventory requires an integrated, accurate, fullfeatured retail system.
  • SuiteCommerce

    NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform was built with the idea that your commerce systems are no longer standalone channels. SuiteCommerce unifies POS and ecommerce with your core operational business systems—inventory and order management, CRM, merchandising, marketing and financials.

  • Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) It’s great when a simple and cost–effective solution can be found for a complex problem. The kind of problem that scan based suppliers face daily… Problems like managing point of sale data, verifying in–store inventories, and calculating in–transit merchandise versus what is actually on the selling floor.
  • Gryphon I GBT4400 2D General Purpose Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
    Gryphon I GBT4400 2D General Purpose Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology With rich feature sets, the Gryphon™ product series from Datalogic Scanning represents the premium level of data collection equipment for general purpose applications.
  • Store Commerce Activation
    Store Commerce Activation Store/Customer Gateway provides the information needed to offer a seamless shopping experience to today's consumers, regardless of which channel they choose to shop.
  • Fulfillment Verification
    Fulfillment Verification DiCentral provides a flexible solution to ensure accuracy in your supply chain processes. Shortages, substitutions, and other errors in packing are common mistakes when performing fulfillment procedures.
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  • vPMS To Minimize Variation And OOS Causes

    Dan Gilmore, Editor-in-Chief, Supply Chain Digest, Greg Holder, CEO and Co-Founder, Compliance Networks, Camille Fratanduono, VP of Merchandising Operations, Pep Boys, and Richard Wilhjelm, VP of Business Development, Compliance Networks define and discuss the impact of vendor performance management solutions for minimizing late deliveries and troubles, and maximizing fill-rates and ASN accuracy.

  • Supply Chain Benchmarking And Performance Improvement

    Camille Fratanduono, Vice-President, Merchandising Operations, The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Joe describes the importance of a benchmarking and collaboration between retailers and suppliers for driving supply chain performance improvement.

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