Tag: Supply Chain

Retail Trends

7 Predictions For How COVID-19 Will Change Retail In The Future

May 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

Big shifts are already in motion as society evolves from a care-free world to one under lockdown. Even as economies reopen, social distancing may become a way of life until there is a vaccine for COVID-19. New consumer behaviors formed […]


Four Ways Retailers Can Focus on Supply Chain Management to Handle COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Via: Independent Retailer

COVID-19 is having a tremendous effect on the economy at large and the day-to-day operations of companies around the world. With many business owners wondering how to keep their companies afloat during this time, proper supply chain management is more […]


Retailers Deploy Pre-Order And Backorder Models To Circumvent Supply Chain Delays

April 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

As retailers across the US work to solve supply chain issues related to the delays and ripple effects of COVID-19, some are turning to pre-orders and backorder models as stop-gap solutions. These models allow retailers to continue to sell and […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon pledges to deliver 6m free meals to vulnerable and elderly as it partners with food banks

April 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is partnering with food banks across the US to deliver free meals to the vulnerable and elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon Flex drivers, who use their own vehicles and are paid an hourly rate by Amazon in a […]

FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Is America’s food supply chain nearing its breaking point?

April 20, 2020

Via: RetailWire

The massive strain placed on the nation’s grocery supply chain as a result of the coronavirus pandemic may be revealing some shortcomings in the system. The challenges include: Escalating demand at food retail: The shortages at retail of staples such […]

Retail Trends, Suppliers

Will old-time retailing skills fix the supply chain mess created by COVID-19?

April 8, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Once retailers restart their businesses following the COVID-19 outbreak, they will be faced with challenges for which old skills may provide faster answers than highly automated and mathematically intense solutions. The outbreak has created a series of anomalies within the […]


Top 3 Investments to Optimize Mobile Technology in the Supply Chain

April 1, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

You can essentially boil down the modern consumer’s mindset to these three words. The continued dominance of Amazon and other e-commerce giants has kicked off an arms race of sorts, wherein every supply chain must be as efficient and optimized […]

Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

How To Establish Loyal Customers During The COVID-19 Outbreak

March 24, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Without a doubt these are trying times. For most, if not all of us, the developments over the past few weeks around the global coronavirus pandemic are something that we have never seen in our lifetimes, and hopefully will never […]


Why And How Coronavirus Will Sharply Change The Supply Chain

March 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

Coronavirus (SARS-COV-2 which causes COVID-19) is causing drastic changes to the supply chain, a key retail operation already in flux. For the last three years, geopolitical turmoil and shifting priorities have been setting the stage for gradual changes. Studies show […]


Costco: It could take weeks to reach routine supply chain operations

March 9, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Costco’s situation highlights how a retailer’s supply chain can experience a multitude of challenges when faced with a force majeure event like COVID-19, an illness in the coronavirus family. Shoppers are turning to Costco to stock their pantries, but Costco […]