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720-Store Pet Supplies Plus Partners with DoorDash for Deliveries

Retail TouchPoints

Pet Supplies Plus and DoorDash will offer same-day delivery of pet products from all 720 of the retailer’s stores. DoorDash already works with a number of retailers in the pet supplies vertical, including Petco and Choice Pet. We’re thrilled to expand our selection further with the addition of Pet Supplies Plus to the marketplace.”

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Digitalization Can Help Mitigate Climate-Related Supply Chain Disruptions

Retail TouchPoints

It’s just the latest example of how extreme weather has taken a toll on the supply chain; the same dramatic dry/wet weather patterns also have increased prices for coffee, nuts and select produce. They hit the supply chain without warning, and businesses are alarmingly vulnerable to them.

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Despite Challenging 2023, Tractor Supply Plans 90+ Store Openings This Year

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net sales decline in Q4 2023, Tractor Supply still plans to open up to 95 brick-and-mortar stores in 2024, as well as complete its 10th distribution center. Comp store sales in Q4 dipped 4.2% ; for the full year of 2023, Tractor Supply’s net sales increased 2.5% , while comp store sales remained even with the prior year.

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With Supply Chain Still in Flux, Executives Focus on Sustainability, Automation

Retail TouchPoints

For almost as long as retail has existed, the supply chain has contentedly operated behind the curtain. But that all changed with the COVID pandemic, the ripple effects of which brought supply chains into the spotlight. Now the supply chain is a top consideration not just for retail executives but consumers as well.

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Omnichannel CX: The Critical Role of Real-time Inventory

Modern retail supply chains are already being pushed to their limits, and as more and more brands adopt a truly omnichannel approach, they’ll continue to operate at max capacity.

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Michaels Wins Educational Supplies Contract for Texas Schools

Retail TouchPoints

Michaels has been awarded an educational school supplies cooperative contract for Texas’ Region 4, an eight -county area in southeast Texas serving more than 1.2 million students. Michaels launched its Makerplace by Michaels marketplace in November 2023 and collaborated with PetSmart for a holiday-themed promotion in December.

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Can Nearshoring Prevent the Next Supply Chain Crisis?

Retail TouchPoints

Just as you don’t start worrying about your hot water heater’s performance until you get shocked by an icy-cold shower, most of us — even inside the retail industry — don’t think about supply chains until they stop working. This is excepting, of course, the professionals tasked with maintaining and operating those supply chains.)

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Embrace Business Complexity With Real-Time Inventory Data

Topics include: How accurate inventory visibility can help overcome the inherent complexities of a multi-variable product set, particularly for the in-store shopper How routing logic and network-driven fulfillment can optimize your supply chain for efficiency How a real-time view of inventory empowers both associates and customers

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Composable Commerce Is Playing a Key Role in SiteOne’s Digital Transformation

Discover the benefits of composable commerce for the complex realities of modern retail in this webinar that looks at a case study of SiteOne, a landscape supply retailer undergoing a major digital transformation. This recording is provided by Connected Consumer Series.

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Emerging Trends That Will Move Commerce in 2022

To help you navigate the next 12 months, Pivotree has brought together several experts to share their predictions for 2022 across three critical areas of commerce: Supply Chain, eCommerce, and Customer Experience. In this guide, you’ll get insights into: When and how supply chain woes could ease up.

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The Circular Product Journey: Powering a Sustainable, Data-Driven Future With PIM

You’ll discover: How supply chains are being reimagined Where robust data governance extracts added value from your products What you can do to position your business for long-term sustainable value Why the most ambitious global brands rely on inriver to power their circular product journeys