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Kroger and Walgreens Form Purchasing Alliance to Cut Costs

Kroger and Walgreens Boots Alliance are teaming up to cut supplier costs by sourcing more merchandise together. Learn how this extends the ongoing strategic collaboration between the retailers and how it will reinvent critical components of the companies’ sourcing practices.

Walmart Pilots Blockchain Technology to Track Shrimp Set for Sam’s Club

Walmart is piloting blockchain technology for traceability of shrimp sourced in India and traveling to Sam’s Club locations. Get the details of Walmart’s latest blockchain move and review its progression utilizing blockchain over the last few years.

In this unique Special Report, RIS uncovers why a small group of retailers are scoring big gains in the battle for consumers and how they are reshaping the competitive landscape. Join us as we examine consumer behaviors in grocery retail and the significant steps retailers are taking and the technologies they are implementing to respond to them.

Costco is working to mitigate the effects of tariffs on the cost of goods by, among other things, negotiating lower prices and seeking other sources of production, but options are limited.

Do you want to improve the customer experience and alleviate everyday issues bogging down operations? Learn how integrated supply chain technology incorporating real-time information and management capabilities can help.

The 25-year Nordstrom veteran will oversee all aspects of Tilly's merchandising operations, including buying, sourcing, and product development. See who claimed the coveted c-suite post.

Download this Roadmap report and discover how implementing cutting-edge solutions like digital sourcing, blockchain, IoT and RFID are helping retailers track product throughout the supply chain and get a leg up on the competition.

Uncertain trade factors add a sense of urgency to making a retailer's global supply chain more efficient and effective.

The retailer has announced an aggressive investment plan to evolve the foundational structure of the company. Learn how a new strategic focus coupled with cutting-edge technology will help BB&B improve its merchandising, pricing, service, and digital experience.

The five cutting-edge retailers highlighted in this cover story are driving the industry forward thanks to a dedication to technological innovation that furthers their unique position in the market.

Pier 1 Imports has been conducting an extensive analysis of its strengths and operational capabilities. Now halfway through the process, the retailer has developed some objectives after a rough quarter. Here are the five ways Pier 1 hopes to meet its objectives.

Outdoor gear retailer Cabela's, Inc. is opening new stores as it continues a number of strategic initiatives and corporate restructuring.

How can a giant supermarket chain feel more like a neighborhood grocery store? This is the question Ahold USA, a company of Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest food retail groups, is working to answer.

The veteran supply chain and IT executive is moving to the c-suite at one of the biggest retailers in the world. See where he is headed and the key role he will play.

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