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Tag: Supply Chain


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart’s profits take a hit as fuel spikes and consumers react to inflation

May 17, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs called Q1 “one of the most challenging periods yet” in a disruptive environment marked by inflation and supply chain challenges. For the year, the retailer now expects a small decline in operating income compared […]


Suppliers

Are smaller retailers getting crushed by the supply chain mess?

May 16, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Smaller retailers often count on speed, nimbleness and agility for an edge over larger competitors, but current supply chain disruptions are proving to be a high hurdle. Ninety-one percent of SMB retailers believe larger companies have an advantage over them […]


Retail Types, Stores

Dollar Tree taps former Dollar General execs for help with supply chain, merchandising

May 12, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Flanigan and Gatta join Dollar Tree’s new executive chair, Richard Dreiling, as the Dollar General veterans now helping to steer Dollar Tree in its transformation efforts. Dreiling ran Dollar General as CEO from 2008 to 2015, when he retired. During […]


Suppliers

Air cargo logistics challenges move front and center

May 6, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

Commonly employed for high value or highly perishable products, air cargo transport is increasingly used as more individuals and businesses purchase products on-line and expect delivery in a very short period of time. Modal mix is becoming more common as […]


Suppliers

Under Armour expects protracted supply chain challenges to temper sales

May 6, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

There is no letup in sight to the supply chain troubles plaguing retailers and brands. At Under Armour, the company is working with vendors and customers to cancel planned orders affected specifically by supply chain delays, capacity issues and “emergent […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Lightspeed’s Report on the State of Retail, and What it Means for your Business

May 5, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

After two years of change, disruption and acceleration, the retail industry is moving into a new era. Independent retailers are facing evolving health regulations, supply-chain woes, advances in technology, and a rapidly changing workforce. Are business owners ready to tackle […]


Suppliers

Supply chain leaders: Lost in the fog of disruption

May 3, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

The last two years have been uncertain, complex and difficult. While many supply chain leaders have a heightened image, most have struggled to produce impressive results. In fact, the nonstop disruptions over the last two years have resulted in inefficiency, […]


Suppliers

Transforming inbound logistics, in real time.

May 2, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to report several times on Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits supply chain initiatives. If you’re not familiar with the company, Southern Glazer’s is one of the largest – if not the largest – […]


Suppliers

New research identifies best supply chain management practices

April 29, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

Businesses and supply chains have witnessed unparalleled – and sometimes daunting – changes through the last two decades. Yet, a handful of resourceful companies have adapted to meet the challenges of operating successfully in an increasingly volatile, yet interdependent, digital […]


Others, Tech

Charanga Deploys RFID Technology to Lay Groundwork for Omnichannel Services

April 26, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Spanish children’s clothing retailer Charanga will deploy the Nedap iD Cloud platform at all owned stores, franchised stores and displays inside El Corte Inglés locations in Spain, Portugal and Italy. The retailer is aiming to achieve full stock visibility in […]