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Supply Chain and Merchandising

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about the Supply Network and Merchandising, including marketing, fulfillment, enterprise resource management, order management, inventory management, and more.

Target’s Same-Day Services Drive Remarkable Growth As Shoppers Rush to Adopt Them

Nearly 1.5 percentage points of Target’s overall comp growth was driven by its same-day services, as shoppers adopt the convenience of in-store pickup, drive-up and same-day delivery through Shipt. See why same-day fulfillment options are the most profitable within Target’s digital offering.

Nordstrom Creates Role of Chief Merchandising Officer

The retailer has appointed a 33-year company veteran to the position. Find out how the new role will support Nordstrom’s future and who snagged it.

Kohl’s began accepting Amazon returns nationwide in July with the goal of converting associated store traffic into loyal Kohl's shoppers over time. Hear how the program is faring from both Kohl’s and inMarket data.

The quality of retail data is the question of the utmost importance, since data becomes the basis for pricing decisions. Every misstep in this area costs big time. But what does “high-quality” data mean?

FedEx will sever its contract with Amazon for small-package ground deliveries when it’s up at the end of August. Bad timing for Amazon, good news for Walmart?

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will deploy new customer engagement solutions and a microservices-based SaaS platform to anticipate and adapt to future retail requirements. Get the details.

In the excitement of seeing margin improvements as Loblaw Companies started to implement algorithms, employees were “overzealous.” Find out what this meant for the retailer and what it plans next.

Macy’s has turned to Google to help it improve business on the back-end. Will the large-scale distribution center plan and its additional retail moves this quarter help the struggling retailer?

Catering to the needs of Millennials and Gen Z is critical, but keeping pace with the changing shopping patterns of established generations is equally vital. Check out this new research highlighting the evolving shopping behavior and preferences of Gen X and Baby Boomers.

The specialty retailer is implementing an integrated supply chain strategy to improve demand forecast and optimize store and distribution center replenishment and allocations.

RIS’ annual look at fastest-rising retail executives features game-changing power players from across retail verticals. Every member of the list has one thing in common ― they are boldly breaking the mold on what retail can be and setting the pace for success in the face rapidly evolving technology.

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