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Megatrends from the RIS Supply Chain Benchmark Study: Balancing Resilience and Efficiency

REGISTER HERE! Date: Oct 19th, 2020 @ 2:00 PM ET Massive stock outs and overflowing warehouses are only two of the major problems that rocked the retail supply chain during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gaping holes emerged in the retail supply chain during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2020 Supply Chain Technology Study, RIS benchmarks the state of the retail supply chain, identifies technologies that are keys to success, and recommends ways retailers can improve their ability to recover quickly from future disruptions.

Learn how, using selective and specific search criteria, Kum & Go will be able to connect with suppliers that can provide products that consumers want, and keep them coming back.

Casey’s General Stores is taking the next step in re-imagining its store merchandising.

Saks Fifth Avenue is streamlining its inventory buying and merchandising capabilities with the help of a new tech platform.

Many shoppers experienced break downs in the retail supply chain during the crisis. This exposed a decades-old, slow-to-change system that needs kicking into high gear.

Being able to simulate multiple scenarios, as quickly as possible, will be the key to successfully “resetting” the company to the future economic and consumption state.

RIS’ fourth annual look at the top women in retail tech salutes the female technologists blazing new trails and redefining what industry heroes look like.

While the breadth of this retail disruption is unprecedented, we can still set expectations on how business will continue as we move forward.

As grocery retailers struggle to navigate consumer demand and supply chain challenges stemming from the spread of COVID-19, one provider is making its solutions more affordable. For a limited time, Locai Solutions is making its PowerPick fulfillment management software free to grocers.

New CEO Mark Tritton cautioned that the retailer is experiencing “short-term pain” as it revealed sales decline over the holidays due to traffic decline and inventory woes. Shares plummeted on the indication of a tough turnaround ahead. Get the details.

Uncover how Shoe Carnival will harness retail tech to deliver localized assortments tailored to its specific customer segments, markets, channels and locations.

H-E-B has jumped ahead of Amazon and Costco to dethrone Trader Joe’s as the top U.S. grocery retailer in the 2020 dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index. Uncover all 14 grocers on the list and garner key findings from the study.

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