Newsletter | October 17, 2018

10.17.18 -- Retail Technology: Where Are Investments Going?

Featured Editorial
A New Methodology To Help Retailers Improve Inventory Decisions
Guest Column | By Amr Farahat, Washington University in St. Louis

If retailers supply more product than there is demand for they are left with excess inventory, which ties up capital and leads to obsolescence. Too little supply results in lost sales and weakens customer retention.

Retail Technology: Where Are Investments Going?
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
Why Retailers Are Transforming Stores Into Fulfillment Centers
Article | By OPEX Corporation

Converting retail stores into mini fulfillment centers is a more cost-effective way to expand the distribution network using existing facilities that are already close to where customers live.

In Case You Missed It
How 2018 Tax Changes Will Impact Supply Chain’s Bottom Line
Guest Column | By Brian Holland, Fleet Advantage

Organizations must be cognizant of 2018 tax changes because the way they procure their equipment can have a significant impact to their overall business, bottom line, and financial performance.

Material And Product Management
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