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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

PetSmart's sourcing solution improves efficiency and visibility, and speeds up product development and supply chain process allowing the brand to execute on its direct sourcing strategy.

Walmart may combine its own buying for products sold at its stores with purchases it makes for its website.

CEO Roger Rawlins has released his three-year strategic plan to grow the business with a focus on loyalty, inventory management and the digital experience. Hear the retailer’s plan for the future as well as its new corporate name.

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.

Raley's, a U.S. grocery chain, has launched its Something Extra loyalty rewards program across all Raley's Bel Air and Nob Hill Foods locations, rewarding customers with points for every dollar spent.

Under Armour continues to bolster its executive team, adding a new CMO who joins the company from Amazon.

Albertsons Cos. new endless shopping aisle will help introduce new products from smaller businesses to shoppers. Get the details.

Supporting its e-commerce operations with a $4.5 million capital investment, Belk has opened a 515,000-square-foot distribution/fulfillment center in Jonesville, SC.

PetSmart adds a solution for real-time collaboration among its domestic and international product development team, as well as its suppliers across the globe.

Brooks Brothers transforms product development processes and positions the company for future growth

With retailers seeking ways to maximize their enterprise-wide inventory investment, powerful, centralized order management systems are critical to their omnichannel strategy.

3 Easy Steps to Website Resiliency for Online Retailers

Food retailers are executing on a vision to provide shoppers with a common experience across all channels. Download this seventh annual benchmark research report to discover which technology investments grocers are using to make shopping more convenient, localized and transparent for customers.

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