Newsletter | November 28, 2018

11.28.18 -- Why Omni-Channel Retailing Data Is An Art And Not Science

Featured Editorial
Why Omni-Channel Retailing Data Is An Art And Not Science
By Christopher Walton, entrepreneur

Retail is in a period of incredible adaptation, and the important question to answer is not what will happen; rather we need to know how the pie will get carved up. Or said another way, which retailers that we know today will survive for the long term? What new players will emerge? And what technologies will play the largest roles in determining how the pie ultimately gets carved up?

Retail Supply Chain Insights
Why Retailers Need A Vendor Compliance Optimization Program
Q&A | A conversation with Greg Holder, Traverse Systems

Retailers face daunting and complex challenges with regard to their omni-channel supply chains. There are countless reasons why retailers can’t go it alone. Greg Holder, CEO and co-founder of Compliance Networks, provides detailed solutions, including a vendor compliance optimization (VCO) program, that can help retailers leverage the benefits of supply chain visibility.

Sporting Goods Retailer Takes Safety And Product Testing To A New Level
Case Study | Amber Road

By unifying data from products, factories, and raw materials, orders become traceable so compliance managers can identify areas where risk is most prevalent based on historical data and alter the course to alleviate future failures. Read on to find out how.

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Inside The Mind Of A Serial Retail Entrepreneur
Guest Column | A conversation with Stacey Boyd, Olivela

Retail Supply Chain Insights recently sat down with serial entrepreneur Stacey Boyd to talk about her latest venture. Olivela is a luxury fashion platform offering unique styles from the world's best designers with 20 percent of proceeds from every sale directly benefiting the education of girls worldwide. Here’s what she had to say about this cool initiative.

How Retailers Can Hire To Reduce Overspend
Q&A | A conversation with William Cleary, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Labor costs consume 50 to 60 percent of every organization’s operational cost. Through research, Deloitte found organizations with a large hourly workforce — such as retail — are overspending an average of $30 million on labor costs annually. William Cleary took time recently to share his advice and answer questions about hiring best practices, mixing new technologies into the hiring process, and more.

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