June 24, 2015

Retailers are losing billions of dollars to shoplifting, employee/vendor theft and administrative error, according to the National Retail Federation.

June 17, 2015

Designer clothing and accessories retailer Rent the Runway’s business is dependent on an advanced reverse logistics and transportation network, which is why the company just hired a leading logistic executive from an online competitor.

June 16, 2015

On the heels of opening its 12,000th store, Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its merchandising and supply chain organizations. 

June 12, 2015

Walmart’s saturation of Northwest Arkansas with its Neighborhood Market format continued this week with the opening of a new location on north Walton Boulevard just a few miles from the retailer’s headquarters.

May 26, 2015

Reports of the death of brick-and-mortar stores have been greatly exaggerated. How else to explain the throngs of shoppers still crowding physical stores in the major shopping districts of the U.S.?

May 22, 2015

Some retailers are starting to realize that the key better customer experiences might be sitting right under their noses. Enter the concept of the “dark store.” 

May 11, 2015

Retailers and consumer goods companies already know that California leads the nation when it comes to burdensome regulatory requirements. Now, the situation could go from bad to worse with enforcement looming of a complex law known as the Transparency in Supply Chains Act. 

May 8, 2015

Sprouts Farmers Market cited strong top-line sales growth as among the reasons for the retailer’s 4.8% comp increase for the first quarter. 

May 7, 2015

Supply chain disruptions from the West Coast port labor dispute and tighter underwriting for its in-house consumer credit curbed same-store sales at Conn’s in the first quarter.

May 7, 2015

Kohl's shoppers have responded so well to store pickup for online orders that the retailer is rolling out the service to all 1,164 of its stores in the United States.

May 7, 2015

Shedding light on how Walmart plans to achieve digital and physical balance in its supply chain this week was Tracy Rosser, the retailer’s senior vice president of transportation and supply chain.

May 6, 2015

With retailers and CPG companies continuing to struggle with in-store execution issues like on-shelf availability, inventory and promotions, leading supply chain analytics and insights provider Orchestro asked industry thought leaders to weigh in on the three key questions.

April 21, 2015

Sportsman's Warehouse is resorting to a cash giveaway to ensure a strong crowd at its newest store as it expands in Oregon. 

April 2, 2015

Walmart Vice President of Supply Chain Services Debbie Hodges is the featured speaker at the April gathering of Doing Business in Bentonville.

April 1, 2015

Retailers are mostly meeting the needs of today’s omnichannel customer, but there’s still room for improvement, according to a new study. 

March 11, 2015

For both customers and merchants, the retail experience is going to transform dramatically over the next five to 10 years as the Internet of Things (IoT) moves from novelty to mainstream. With growth from 900 million units installed in 2009 to a predicted 26 billion by 2020, there are five ways the Internet of Things will drastically alter the retail industry.

January 23, 2015

Macy’s plans to quadruple the size of a central California distribution facility that has played a key role in the execution of the retailer’s omnichannel strategy. 

January 18, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” But what is it and how does it help retailers grow sales? 

January 16, 2015

Inventory visibility is a prerequisite for retailers executing omnichannel strategies, which is why RFID is enjoying a resurgence and something called the Tagged Item Performance Protocol holds great promise.

January 14, 2015

Retailers looking to replenish inventories depleted by solid holiday sales are facing a new impediment at West Coast ports. 

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar has turned to a former Family Dollar and CVS executive to become its next president and chief operating officer.

January 10, 2015

The retail landscape is changing more rapidly now than at any point in history. As technology and customer demands evolve, retailers and their supply chains must be increasingly flexible and adaptable. 

December 16, 2014

An assortment of cashiers, 13 hidden cameras, and a whole lot of holiday spirit led to an epic surprise at a grocery store in Germany this month.

December 9, 2014

The nation’s leading automotive retailer credited investments in inventory and favorable weather with helping it achieve its 33rd consecutive quarter of double digit earnings growth.