Newsletter | June 5, 2019

06.05.19 -- Retailers Identify Keys To Successful Retail Delivery

Retail Supply Chain Insights
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.

Automation Substantially Reduces Retailers’ Cash Costs And Saves Labor Hours
Article | APG Cash Drawer, LLC

If there’s any doubt about the impact of cash management solutions on the cost structure of retailers, consider this recent finding by IHL Group: Replacing manual processes with automation technology can save retailers an average of 200 to 500 labor hours monthly per store.

Retailers Identify Keys To Successful Retail Delivery
White Paper | Radial

Consumer preferences are constantly evolving. As a result, retail delivery professionals are adopting technologies and best practices that support a seamless, streamlined experience at every customer touchpoint in the supply chain.

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Cornerstone Technologies For Retail IT Digital Transformation
Guest Column | By Alan Conboy, Scale Computing

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator, motivating many retailers to turn to IT digital transformation technologies like hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), edge computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies can help retailers prepare for dramatic changes in buyer behaviors and support a more flexible, reliable, secure, scalable, and resilient in-store infrastructure.

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