Newsletter | January 9, 2019

01.09.19 -- Is Supply Chain Visibility Really A Problem?

Featured Editorial
4 Trends Shaping The Transformation Of Retail
Article | By Brian Brunk, BRP

Retail is rapidly being redefined. With the swift pace of disruption occurring right now, winning retailers are looking to outpace the competition and adopt strategies that position them for success as customer expectations and technology continue to evolve. The following key trends are shaping future strategies and tactics to survive, adapt, and win.

Retail Supply Chain Insights
Is Supply Chain Visibility Really A Problem?
Article | By Vin Ramundo, Amber Road

Supply chains have been getting more complicated over the past few years. Because of these complexities, we cannot just think that knowing where the shipment is equates to good visibility. We must understand all aspects of the life cycle, from product design to delivery to the end consumer.

In Case You Missed It
3 Surprising Findings From The EPC/RFID Retail Supply Chain Data Exchange Study
Guest Column | By Justin Patton, Auburn University RFID Lab

Whether you’re investing in experiential store concepts or extending e-commerce capabilities, one thing is for sure—the retail industry is undergoing a serious evolution, driven by the unique demands of today’s consumer. It’s never been more important to have whatever the consumer wants on the shelf (digital or physical) at the exact time that he or she needs it.

GDPR And Retail: How To Secure And Manage Data
A conversation with Dr. Alfred Rolington and Piers Clayden of The GDPR Advisory Board

The European Commission announced an agreement to finalize General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect this May, harmonizing previous and other data protection regulations throughout the EU. The Retail Solutions network spoke with Dr. Alfred Rolington, GDPR Advisory Board senior cyber security academic, and Piers Clayden, legal expert on the GDPR Advisory Board and founder of Clayden Law, about this regulation and what impact it will have on retail.


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