Blood, sweat, and tears have likely been shed in designing, sourcing, and manufacturing products that should be in great demand this season. Unfortunately, supply chain disruptions may impact the best laid plans and latest technology. Here are five trends and areas of focus for retailers to evaluate as they work to serve the demand this holiday season.
Nordstrom is rapidly rolling out resale items to its inventory through in-store and online shop See You Tomorrow, as well as an expanded partnership with Rent the Runway. Can the department store chain capture new customers with old clothes?
How can reverse logistics processes find a middle ground for returns that are both convenient for the customer and optimal for a retailer’s bottom line? With the right technology, retailers can institute multi-channel return options and in turn, reduce wasted inventory and maintain a quality customer experience.
Gatik, a startup deploying autonomous vehicles for B2B short-haul logistics, has launched from stealth with Walmart as a partner. Learn how Gatik will fill the critical 'middle mile' part of logistics.
Wayfair has added 1,220 employees to fuel investments in logistics, customer service, data science, and more. Learn why its upcoming moves in mobile, 3D models, and its logistics network are key to building momentum with its
16.4 million customers.