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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.

Gap Joins the Resale Revolution

Gap, Inc. is the latest retailer to try on resale apparel in an effort to appeal to evolving consumer palates. Find out how and when it will start accepting worn items at its breadth of apparel stores.

Walmart Sees Strong Grocery Sales, Despite Slow Holiday Season

Walmart’s holiday results fell short of expectations, but its e-commerce sales spiked 37%, helped by online grocery orders. Uncover how the retailer is taking on online grocery sales.

In order to adjust to the new demands of seamless customer-centric experiences, grocers are taking hard looks at their operations and the tech powering them.

The apparel rental leader is infusing its supply chain with talent, announcing three high-level executive appointments. See which former Amazon and Walmart execs are joining the fold.

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.

2020 Store Experience Study

The 17th Annual Store Experience Study examines a transitional moment when the beauty and strength of stores combines with the efficiency and intelligence of digital technologies to create a convergence that redefines retail.

Earth Fare Closing

Three regional grocers declared bankruptcy in a week – Earth Fare, Lucky’s Market and Fairway. Here’s why this turmoil will likely spread to the big national chains.

The apparel company has rolled out RFID technology across its fleet, upgraded its in-store staff-optimization tools, and gone all-in on its social promotions.

Amazon and Walmart are still battling it out for retail dominance with breakneck innovations and technology investments. Last time we reported on how these two giants stack up, readers voted on who was winning in five key areas. Get the results and updates on where they are today in these critical growth areas.

As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is mammoth. Three short days is never enough to see everything--but never fear. RIS’ annual look at the key sessions, events and trends from this year’s show will catch you up on what you might have missed.

A strong retail brand helps attract customers and talented staff, while fostering loyalty among both. See which U.S. retailers joined Amazon, Walmart and The Home Depot on this annual ranking of the world’s most valuable brands.

It now counts 150 million Prime subscribers, and more people joined the service in Q4 than any other quarter before.

The company is tweaking its store formats as it expands and diversifies its DTC strategy. It has also accelerated its ship-from-store rollout in the U.S.

There are few better metrics of success than being admired by your peers. Check out this ranking of the 10 retailers that thousands of executives, directors and analysts admire the most.

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