Retail Supply Chain News

  1. Shoptalk And Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Partner On Shoptalk Europe 2017 And Shoptalk 2018
    8/29/2017

    Shoptalk, organizer of the world’s largest conference for retail and ecommerce innovation, and RILA, the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, recently announced a partnership focused on creating a global community and conversation for retail and ecommerce innovation.

  2. Imports Set To Hit New Monthly And Annual Records As Retail Sales Continue To Increase
    8/9/2017

    Boosted by continuing sales growth, August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports and 2017 is on track to set a new annual high, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

  3. Dulce Escutia Joins The a2b Customer Care Center
    8/3/2017

    a2b Fulfillment has announced that Dulce Escutia has been named Training and Quality Control Manager for its Customer Care Center. In this position, Escutia will serve as a go-to for training and quality assurance within the call center.

  4. Differentiation Leads The Pack For Hot 100 Fastest-Growing Retailers
    8/1/2017

    Whether they sell through traditional stores, online or both, companies that provide unique offerings and experiences for consumers dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published recently by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine.

  5. RSPA Searching For New Executive Director
    8/1/2017

    The RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) is searching for a new executive director.

  6. Retailers Say Early West Coast Port Contract Would Bring Needed ‘Stability And Predictability’
    7/28/2017

    The National Retail Federation recently welcomed reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association appear close to extending their existing contract at West Coast ports nearly two full years before it is set to expire.

  7. Retailers Support New Legislation To Clarify Joint Employer Relationship
    7/27/2017

    The National Retail Federation welcomed today’s introduction of legislation that would reverse an Obama era expansion of “joint employer” standards that has increased businesses’ exposure to lawsuits and unionization efforts.

  8. NRF Supports Nominee To Lead Customs Agency
    7/11/2017

    The National Retail Federation recently called on the Senate to confirm U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan as the permanent head of the agency.

  9. Imports Could Hit New Record As Busy Merchants Stock Up
    7/10/2017

    July and August should be two of the busiest months ever seen for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports, possibly setting a new record as merchants enter the back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season that will follow, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released recently by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

  10. Retailers Support Confirmation Of Second NLRB Nominee
    6/27/2017

    The National Retail Federation recently offered support for William Emanuel, President Trump’s latest nominee for the National Labor Relations Board, and urged the Senate to swiftly confirm both Emanuel and Trump’s earlier nominee, Marvin Kaplan