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  1. Wireless Is Transforming Retail On All Fronts: Here’s How
    8/26/2014

    Retail is undergoing a massive evolution, the speed and scope of which we have never seen before. Traditional and non-traditional competition is causing a complete reevaluation of the business model. Consumers armed with smartphones have more information and demand everything from best pricing to immediate product availability. Retailers are moving to smaller format stores, embracing omni-channel, reducing costs and investing heavily in technology.

  2. Why Retailing Needs RFID In An Omni-Channel Environment
    8/25/2014

    The term “brick and mortar” which is often used to describe physical retail stores conjures up images of permanent brick walls built by skilled masons. It’s meant to describe a physical store versus a virtual online storefront, but the phrase also implies a building crafted to represent a store brand and the products it sells.  A physical brick and mortar store is a place where customers can see, evaluate, and experience the products and services representing a retailer’s brand.

  3. Global Growth Of Logistics In The Retail Industry
    8/25/2014

    The logistics industry is experiencing growth at exponential rates on a global scale. Projected growth rates are highest in Asia-Pacific at approximately 16 percent, followed by North America with approximately 11 percent and Europe with approximately 8 percent.  The high growth regions in China and India are main contributors to the higher growth rate in APAC. What is driving these growth rates? The growth of 3PL can be attributed to three main factors: Re-Shoring, traceability and omni-channel distribution models.

  4. Seven Order Fulfillment Strategies To Fast Track Your E-Commerce Business Growth
    8/21/2014

    Most e-commerce businesses start small, fulfilling daily orders using manual processes and handling growth by simply adding more staff, more shifts and more storage.

  5. Launching Omni-Channel Commerce At Laura Canada
    8/20/2014

    Sam Barnes, Director of eCommerce at Laura Canada, explains Laura Canada's omni-channel commerce vision and launch with OrderDynamics. Laura Canada is a 100+ store apparel retailer with a national presence across Canada and places a significant emphasis on customer service. The company turned to OrderDynamics (ecommerce and retail order management solutions) to launch its initial ecommerce website with sophisticated omni-channel commerce features such as single view of the customer, real-time inventory look up, cross-channel loyalty and more to please their loyal customers and gain a competitive advantage over competitors.

  6. Retail Mobility: The Danger Of Putting All Your Eggs In One Basket
    8/20/2014

    Five Reasons why using a single mobile device manufacturer increases risks and costs.

  7. Retail Tag And Label System Improves Distribution
    8/20/2014

    In the apparel industry, distribution to multiple destinations has to be precise and fast.  The customers of a famous clothing manufacturer in Japan asked their department stores and wholesalers to examine their logistics management to try and improve accuracy, and the speed of deliveries.

  8. Item-level RFID Is The Cure For Out Of Stocks
    8/18/2014

    Let’s start with the “disease”! Once deemed incurable and just treatable, out of stocks and overstocks for retailers have always been a big hairy problem. If you do not have the right mix of product or specifically the style, size and color as in the case of footwear and apparel you pretty much lose the sale, add unneeded cost and in many cases lose the customer too!

  9. Big Box Retailer Offender, Shopper, Employee Feedback Study
    8/14/2014

    The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) conducted a series of in-person survey interviews in the Gainesville, FL. Big Box retailer StoreLab in order to understand the impact of the Turtle on associates, shoppers and shoplifters. This research focused on the Turtle’s impact on protecting DEWALT Power Drills, one of The Big Box retailer’s high loss products.

  10. DuraSmoke Counter Merchandiser
    8/14/2014

    Merchandising solutions come in all sizes. This space-saving counter display provides high visibility for the DuraSmoke brand in the crowded convenience store environment, while merchandising their expanding line of flavored eLiquids and accompanying products for eCigarettes.

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