Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical IssuesOver half of consumers globally (53%) believe it is more important to shop with local businesses now than it was before the pandemic. That’s according to new research released by Pollinate, the global software business that partners with banks to help them deepen and extend relationships with their business customers, in which over 4,500 consumers were surveyed across the UK, US, Australia, and Brazil.

eCommerce disruptor OnBuy secures former Chief Customer Officer of Seasalt

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainOnBuy.com continues its growth and expansion with the appointment of Aron Cody-Boutcher as Chief Marketing Officer.

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Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with the OnBuy online marketplace

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Loading Utordo – the cloud-based multi-channel order management solution – is now fully integrated with OnBuy.com, the fast-growing UK-founded online marketplace.

Luxury retail: Why a customer should love your packaging first, and then your product

Retail Technology Review

Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet RetailingMore and more, brands are beginning to see the value of their packaging in influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions.

Kusmi Tea brews up Cegid’s digital solutions to strengthen retail business

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainRetail software vendor, Cegid, has announced that the French upmarket tea brand, Kusmi Tea, tripled online sales on its e-commerce site during lockdown and used the period to accelerate plans for introducing more omnichannel and digital services across Europe.

Kooomo launches B2B catalogue site for global retailer Blauer H.T.

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainBlauer H.T., the clothing brand created following technical, functional and high-performance standards, has chosen global e-commerce platform provider Kooomo to launch its showcase website specifically designed for its growing B2B customer base.

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Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Retail Technology Review

Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet RetailingSix months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world.

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

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply ChainBy David Thomas, General Manager, ZoneSafe - Proximity Warning & Alert Systems. 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.

Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

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Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Loading By Sam Cortez, managing editor and outreach specialist for Scalefluence.com Merchandising is the process and practice of displaying and arranging products for the best customer experience. The concept of merchandising is based on guiding prospective customers through the buyer’s journey and presenting them with the right products, at the right time and place, in the right quantity, and with the best prices.

Customer data analysis key to omnichannel marketing success and business growth

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Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply ChainCompanies which collate and analyse customer data, both online and offline, have grown 16% in the past year and are more than twice as likely to significantly exceed business goals and see strong return on investment (32% versus 14%), according to a global survey of 235 organisations with annual revenues of at least $50m.

New Covid ‘red alert’ plans: Britain’s couriers prepare once more for the front door to become the front line

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical IssuesAt the height of the coronavirus national lockdown in March, the Government prioritised delivery drivers as key workers. Under the Government’s new three-stage ‘traffic light’ coronavirus alert plans – which could be introduced as early as Thursday – Britain’s delivery drivers are again bracing for the front door’s return to the front line in the battle against Covid.

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainRetail software vendor, Cegid, has signed a new deal to completely overhaul the IT systems at French footwear retailer, Minelli, in a bid to streamline the business and improve the shopping experience for customers.

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

Retail Technology Review

Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainIdeal Shopping Direct (ISD), the UK multi-channel home shopping retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channel, reports that it has achieved a significant turnaround in the past 12 months; £6.5m profit, 30% ahead of the £5m it predicted earlier in the year.

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

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Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingIan Hall, COO at Atheon Analytics, provider of the SKUtrak platform, shares 3 things to plan now, to maximise Christmas sales in grocery retail. None of us foresaw COVID, and the impact it would have on panic buying. It feels like a lifetime ago that the shelves had no toilet roll and pasta. But you don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies this December.

How COVID has changed our relationship with waste

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Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingAside from being a traumatic time for all, COVID-19 has changed the trajectory of the world. For one, before the pandemic, it had finally seemed possible to imagine a future without plastic. But, with a global pandemic on our hands, there’s been a need for rigid sanitation and some rapid adaptations to our daily life. With this, our plastic usage has been creeping back up.

Clarins gets a personalisation make-over, thanks to real-time marketing solution from Wunderkind

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainPrestige skincare and makeup brand, Clarins, has driven online performance and grown email revenue thanks to a solution from Wunderkind (formerly BounceX), the behavioural marketing technology provider.

Go Instore, HP and Currys PC World join forces to drive growth in online revenue for HP products

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainGo Instore, provider of immersive omnichannel retail experiences for personalised ecommerce, has announced the success HP inc has had in providing human-led digital user experiences for their retail partners’ online customers.

Wehkamp plots double-digit growth trajectory with Manhattan Associates

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainManhattan Associates Inc. has announced that Dutch online retailer Wehkamp has selected Manhattan’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage its new distribution centre (DC) in Zwolle, Netherlands.

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainTalend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion.

Astound Commerce delivers Salesforce Commerce Cloud Cartridge for eShopWorld

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainAstound Commerce, the digital commerce agency and systems integrator, has been chosen to develop a pre-built integration or ‘cartridge’ for eShopWorld, the global commerce company that provides a technology platform to brands and retailers that wish to sell online into global markets.

Achieving retail?s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

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Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingThe UK retail sector is unforgiving. High street sales recently suffered their biggest drop in 20 years, while online sales growth was forecast to decline to single digits for the first time this year.

Apple Supply Chain - The Best Supply Chain in the World

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As a matter of fact, Apple’s Supply Chain has led Gartner's Supply Chain Top 25 list since 2013. supply chain management trendsApple is famous for its innovation and design. But few people know that the way Apple handles inventory is also a factor that led to success.

Welding Supplies Drives Revenue with MMS

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Welding Supplies from IOC is a family-owned business and the oldest welding supplies company in the United States. The Challenge of Selling High Ticket Items Welding Supplies drives much of their customer engagement through promotional emails.

Coronavirus impact on supply chain

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supply chain management trendsGiven the recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), authorities have advised their citizens to avoid traveling to China, along with international airlines suspending or altering their flights.

Bill aims to improve resilience in fuel supply chain

Talking Retail

A bill aimed at maintaining fuel supply to customers in the event of disruption has been published. This story continues at Bill aims to improve resilience in fuel supply chain. Industry News convenience stores forecourts fuel supply government

Costcutter and Simply Fresh extend supply contract

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Costcutter and Simply Fresh have agreed a new rolling supply contract, which will run for a minimum of two years. This story continues at Costcutter and Simply Fresh extend supply contract. Industry News Bestway Group costcutter Simply Fresh supply chain

How the pandemic changed retail supply chains

Retail Dive

As the global health crisis sent e-commerce orders surging, retailers scrambled to adapt their operations to serve a more digital era

Best Ecommerce Shipping Supplies

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The post Best Ecommerce Shipping Supplies appeared first on Ecomdash. Proper packaging is vital to a successful ecommerce business. Learn to ship your products the right way with these tips. Shipping and Fulfillment Shipping & Fulfillment

McColl’s extends Morrisons supply deal

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McColl’s has extended its supply arrangement with Morrisons for a further three-year period to January 2027. Previously around 300 stores that McColl’s acquired from the Co-op in 2017, were under a separate supply contract with Nisa, which ended at the end of last.

Will Walmart’s Executive Reshuffling Produce A Smoother Supply Chain?

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart is making major changes to its organizational structure, adapting to evolving shopper needs by integrating various store and digital operations positions, most notably within the supply chain. The Retail TouchPoints editors share their take on whether Walmart is making the smart move to integrate its supply chain teams, and gives insight into what the fallout from these changes may be. Walmart Editor Q&A executive reshuffling supply chain Marc Lore

Supply Chain Digitization: Retail’s Guiding Light for Navigating Globalization

Retail Touch

Selling internationally provides greater access to fast-growing foreign markets for increased sales and revenues, while buying internationally enables companies to diversify their resources to pivot against supply chain disruptions in certain areas of the world.

Bringing Sustainability and Innovation to the Grocery Store Supply Chain

Retail Touch

As an organization that is passionate about people and the planet, KeHE Distributors is driving toward a better future for our partners through sustainability initiatives and our hard-working supply chain. When looking to make your supply chain more sustainable, why not enlist expert help?

Walmart Canada Offers Personalized Training To 5,000 Supply Chain Workers

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There’s lots of potential danger in supply chain operations: work at distribution centers involves using heavy equipment to pick, pack and move products at an extremely fast pace. Lalonde may be the ideal person to improve safety in Walmart Canada’s supply chain. “I

Scotland’s wholesale food supply chain targets net-zero emissions

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Industry News convenience stores logistics scotland Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) supply chain sustainability wholesale

Elite Garages renews Texaco supply deal

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????Elite Garages, an independent forecourt operator in the south, has agreed a new long-term supply agreement with Valero. This story continues at Elite Garages renews Texaco supply deal. Industry News Elite Garages forecourt operators fuel supply Texaco

Walmart's successful supply chain management

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According to Supply Chain Digest , this global retail giant operates more than 11,700 stores under 59 company names, with 2.3 When you drop by your local Walmart, you are witnessing one of history’s greatest logistical and operational triumphs. million employees in 28 countries around the world while managing an average of $32 billion in inventory. Case studies Insights & Analysis Popular Posts

4 Ways Retailers Can Cut Waste by Improving Supply Chains

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Efficiency, especially in their supply chains, will be crucial for most operations. Supply chain inefficiencies such as out-of-stock, overstock, and returns cost retailers nearly $2 trillion yearly. Here are four ways retailers can cut down waste on their supply chains.