Safety is too important to rely on ‘off the shelf’ products. When sourcing safety solutions, consultation is key

Retail Technology Review

The boom in online retail in recent years has undoubtedly boosted warehouse and logistics operation in the UK while the circumstances of 2020 continue to fuel further growth within the industry as consumers steer clear of the high street; opting instead for online shopping and delivery. By David Thomas, General Manager, ZoneSafe - Proximity Warning & Alert Systems.

The ABC’s of Operations: How to Manage Your Ecommerce Back-Office Operations


With more and more companies rushing to move from offline to online, we find ourselves in a modern-day gold rush.… … Ecommerce Technology


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The Midcounties Co-operative installs recycling reward machine

Talking Retail

The Midcounties Co-operative has partnered with environmental charity Hubbub to install a new Recycle Reward Machine in its Your Co-op Food store in Coleford, Gloucestershire. This story continues at The Midcounties Co-operative installs recycling reward machine.

Forecourt operator selects EDGEPoS for three sites


This story continues at Forecourt operator selects EDGEPoS for three sites. Retailer Ehtsham Ul Haq has installed EDGEPoS at his three Essar-branded forecourts at Hatton Service Station near Derby, Rockbay Service Station in Buxton, and newly opened Burslem Filling Station in Stoke on Trent.

The Secret Recipe For A Successful Retail Operations System

Retail TouchPoints

By Praveen Kanyadi, SpotCues Retail operations are the backbone of every store, regardless of whether it’s a small business or a large big box retailer. While consumer-facing advances are essential, many retailers have yet to make critical investments in back-end operations. Brick-and-mortar retailers must optimize operations to sustain themselves, ensuring the seamless functioning of all customer-facing and back-end activities.

Sainsbury’s pulls the plug on wholesale operation

Talking Retail

This story continues at Sainsbury’s pulls the plug on wholesale operation. Sainsbury’s has unilaterally decided to close down its wholesale business and therefore stop supplying the SimplyFresh group with Sainsbury-labelled products.

Midcounties Co-operative to open three stores in Gloucestershire

Talking Retail

The Midcounties Co-operative has invested more than £1.4m This story continues at Midcounties Co-operative to open three stores in Gloucestershire. Industry News convenience stores midcounties co-operative new store openings

7 Simple Yet Effective Ways To Reduce Ecommerce Operating Costs


Here are seven simple, yet effective, ways to reduce ecommerce operating costs for your business. The post 7 Simple Yet Effective Ways To Reduce Ecommerce Operating Costs appeared first on Ecomdash. Ecommerce Tips Business OperationsIt's time you make saving money a priority.

JTI recognises Parfetts for tobacco operation


JTI has recognised the effectiveness of Parfetts tobacco operations, selecting the wholesaler’s Stockport depot as best in the UK for its merchandising, in a national scheme.

Retail Store Operations: A Guide to Running Multiple Locations

Retail Doc

Do you have a solid retail store operations strategy? According to McKinsey’s Future of Retail Operations report, “Brick-and-mortar retail stores need to up their game. Technology could give them a significant boost.”. customer experience Retail Customer Service Training

How Robots Can Help Retail Operate Safely Again

Retail Touch

Other operations will innovate, but will this be enough? Executive ViewPoints Store Operations robots Brady Watkins SBRABefore COVID-19, the brick-and-mortar shopping differentiator for the consumer was the in-person experience: They could try on the goods, or just see them in context.

NFRN chief operating officer announces departure


The NFRN has announced that Greg Deacon has left his role as chief operating officer (COO) at the trade association.

IBM iSeries Integration: Streamlining Operations For A BigCommerce Client


Before working with the Groove Commerce team, Perform Group, the parent company to Curtain Call, operated a highly customized Magento website that often struggled with speed and page load times.

Chevron, Handy Mart Operators Deploy AI-Powered Predictive Analytics to Streamline Operations

Retail Touch

Among the businesses now deploying solutions from Hypersonix are: H&S Energy — a retail, gasoline and convenience store operator with approximately 113 locations throughout California, most of which are branded as Chevron locations.

Crocs Hires Former Nike Executive to Lead Americas Operation

Retail Touch

She also served as VP, Nike Direct Global Retail Operations, responsible for global real estate, construction, retail operations, risk and control across 1,200 stores. Retail Movers & Shakers Store Operations Crocs Nike

9 Ways to Smash Operating Costs in Your Online Business

A Better Lemonade Stand

The post 9 Ways to Smash Operating Costs in Your Online Business appeared first on A Better Lemonade Stand. Accounting, Finance & Legal Operations & Customer Service Strategy & AnalyticsIn this article, we share our own business cost reduction tips that have made a difference for us & will make a difference for your business, too!

Fry’s Shuts Down Operations, Shutters 31 Stores

Retail Touch

The company ceased all regular operations and began the wind-down process on Feb. News Briefs Store Operations covid-19 frys electronics store closures

5 Tips for Improving Operational Efficiency With Salsify Workflow | Salsify


Salsify Workflow helps speed up your time to market and improves operational efficiency by centralizing your entire content process within Salsify.

Clearing the hurdles and maximizing value in current and future store operations

Retail Dive

To deliver a personalized customer experience, retailers need a modern and secure platform that is cloud and edge enabled

Employee Spotlight: Andrea Nelson, People Operations Champion


A: I actually ended up in people operations by accident! In this role, I was also working under the HR manager part time and she was actually the one who encouraged me to pursue people operations because she recognized how detail oriented and organized I was. You could even go as far as saying she was the catalyst for my people operations career since she was the one who encouraged me to pursue a Human Resources certification program through UCSB Extension!

Nisa operator marches forward with third new store in just 30 days

Talking Retail

A Nisa operator has launched its third store in just 30 days as it pushes to achieve a 20-strong estate by the end of the year. This story continues at Nisa operator marches forward with third new store in just 30 days.

GameStop partners with Microsoft on operations tech


The agreement, which comes just before the holidays, also gives customers the chance to buy Xbox All Access through the gaming retailer

Sustainable Ecommerce Initiatives That Drive Growth and Operational Efficiency


However, providing great experiences will only take your organization so far before its inner operations are compelled to catch up. Take a capability-driven approach to operational processes based on the needs of the customer.

The New Operating Model Is Upon Us

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Agile development & operations (DevOps) infrastructure & operations operationalizing innovationThe world didn’t stop when the global health pandemic clobbered businesses around the globe. Companies large and small stepped up to the plate to find creative solutions. This accelerated an already ongoing trend for companies to become future fit — i.e., adaptive, creative, and resilient.

Kidderminster operation seizes “significant amount” of illegal tobacco


This story continues at Kidderminster operation seizes “significant amount” of illegal tobacco. West Mercia Police officers seized a “significant amount” of counterfeit tobacco from three supermarkets and stores in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, this week.

7 Retail Operations You Must Manage Effectively


Managing retail operations holistically means focusing on each aspect of the business and managing each essential element of the operation effectively and efficiently. If you manage each of these essential parts of retail operations well, you’ll have a successful retail business.

Why Scaling Delivery Operations Goes Beyond Adding Drivers

Retail Touch

This surging demand has exposed fulfilment inefficiencies and sent retailers scrambling to power their delivery operations. So how can companies scale delivery while ensuring great customer experience and operational efficiency?

How This Custom eCommerce Integration Streamlines This Client's B2B Operations


eCommerce Integration: Improving B2B Operations. Operating in this manner caused frustrations for the sales team. B2B eCommerce businesses often run into problems when it comes to tracking inventory and processing orders.

Is Your IT Operating Model A Speedbump In Waiting?

Forrester's Customer Insights

Learn the key design principles to making your IT operating models more adaptive. Age of the Customer CIO insights infrastructure & operations

Fast-growing convenience operator on course to almost double retail empire


A fast-growing convenience store operator is on course to almost double the size of its retail empire by the end of 2021. It means the company now operates 12 stores and.

Chico's shores up finances, digital operations amid store closures


With stricter attention to profitability, the company has permanently closed 28 locations this year and plans as many as 50 more

The flipside of CX: Operational excellence


If there’s one factor that drives an exceptional customer experience (CX), it’s operational excellence. But what do we mean when we say “operational excellence”, how can it be achieved, and what are the outcomes? Operations and Supply Chain ManagementRead on to find out.

How Amazon Operations Can Boost Your Profitability

CPC Strategy

Amazon operations may not be the sexiest part of running a business, but it is vital to driving the profitability of your business. The post How Amazon Operations Can Boost Your Profitability appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. Read More. Amazon Marketplace

Nutravita upscales eCommerce operations with fulfilment experts James and James

Retail Technology Review

Nutravita, a fast-growth eCommerce supplement company, has selected James and James Fulfilment to provide a fully outsourced eCommerce fulfilment service, as it diversifies and enhances its direct-to-consumer (D2C) shopping experience. This partnership also sees James and James provide Nutravita with access to its award-winning, cloud-based order management system, ControlPort. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Streamline your operations with TradeGecko Payments


Through selling online, wholesalers can start selling more by offering existing customers a better shopping experience to encourage brand loyalty, while saving time on managing their operations. In the face of rising costs and lower revenue, 35.6% of wholesalers are planning to increase revenue by improving their eCommerce capabilities.

Sam's Club equips its fulfillment operations with robotic pickers


The retailer has adopted the use of autonomous mobile robots in its new Southern California fulfillment center for e-commerce orders

Cash machine operator Cardtronics UK admits to ‘backlog of problems’


Cash machine provider Cardtronics UK, operator of Cashzone ATMs, has admitted to “a backlog” of problems that had led to reported delays of up to six weeks in fixing faulty machines.