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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WSJ: Saks Fifth Avenue Pursuing IPO for its Digital Operations

Retail Touch

Saks was last valued at $2 billion in March 2021 when the company split off its ecommerce business from the brick-and-mortar operations, now called SFA.

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.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Which E-Commerce Operations Must Managers Improve?

Fabric Blog

An e-commerce manager must focus on improving e-commerce operations that make a direct positive impact on gross margins. By prioritizing profit-generating e-commerce operations, managers can intelligently deploy key resources towards delivering maximum value to the business.

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.

Walmart shuffles operations leadership

Retail Wire

has been named the new chief operations officer for the business. Dacona Smith, who has been COO, is now executive vice president and chief operations officer of Walmart’s U.S. Chris Nicholas, who previously served as the chief financial officer for Walmart U.S., stores. Mr. Smith will report to Mr. Nicholas in their new roles. in-article

7 Advanced Facebook Search Operators

Neil Patel

The social media giant’s rise to search engine status includes the addition of advanced features, like Facebook search operators. What are Facebook search operators, and why should you care about them? What Are Search Operators? 4 Reasons to Use Facebook Search Operators.

Hudson's Bay to split its e-commerce, store operations

Retail Dive

The rupture follows similar maneuvers at HBC's other retailers, Saks Fifth Avenue and its off-price Saks Off 5th, and runs counter to retail trends

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.

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

Unclogging Supply Chains: California Ports Move Toward 24/7 Operations as Walmart, Target Add Shifts

Retail Touch

The efforts will center around moving toward 24/7 operations at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together account for 40% of the containers unloaded in the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Activist group says PetSmart put workers, pets and operations at risk

Retail Dive

United for Respect alleged that the retailer's private equity owners left it understaffed and without proper COVID-19 protections

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

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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

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.

5 Best Practices In Food Cart Operations And Maintenance 

Retail Minded

If you need tips and recommendations on how you can better operate, properly maintain, and preserve your food cart, take a look at the list below: . As a result, managing and maintaining a high quality of operations can prove to be tricky.

Coronavirus gives forecourt operators a new lease of life


The coronavirus pandemic has been liberating for forecourt operators and going forward they have to be more adventurous, an ACS conference has heard. This story continues at Coronavirus gives forecourt operators a new lease of life. Founder Steps Down from Day-to-Day Operations, Appoints Retail Chief as President

Retail Touch

Lei Xu, previously CEO of JD Retail, will take over as President of the larger company, leading day-to-day operations. New President Xu has been with the company since 2009, previously handling the development, operation and strategy of the company’s retail business as CEO of JD Retail.

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

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.

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!

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.

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

Bankrupt Century 21, Citing $175 Million Insurance Nonpayment, Will Cease Operations

Retail Touch

The company has filed motions with the bankruptcy court to keep the stores and web site in operation in order to run going-out-of-business sales. News Briefs Store Operations Century 21

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.