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

POS Rides Wave of Store Innovation

As innovative technologies flood into the store to re-engage shoppers, the POS system plays a critical role.

Modell’s POS Software Reboot Makes Omnichannel Success Possible

Modell's fully customized POS software solution makes customer-centric retailing a reality and is the linchpin for the retailer’s continued omnichannel investment. Hear from the architects of the project in this exclusive RIS’ cover story.

Despite reports to the contrary, the store is not dead, it is being reinvented.

It might only be May, but a successful fourth quarter starts now. Retailers should get a head start by focusing on these four areas immediately.

The pricing solution is saving the apparel retailer time and money, while simultaneously improving the omnichannel shopping experience. Read on to learn the details of the deployment and the early success metrics.

An exclusive partnership between Kroger and leading U.K. online grocer Ocado could result in the development of up to 20 automated warehouses over the next three years. Learn the details.

There are ways to succeed as a brick and mortar retailer in a specialized industry – and technology is the secret weapon. Here are three easily deployable, and proven, marketing and sales strategies any size retailer can employ.

Thanks to in-store fulfillment, Target has rolled out its next-day delivery service nationwide. Learn the details of the new offering.

The once behind-the-times grocery segment is now one of retail’s most inventive and tech-fueled. See which grocers came out on top in this annual report that ranks the industry leaders across four critical categories.

Starbucks hones in on developing digital relationships with occasional shoppers and launches a new labor routine, moving from a one-size fits all deployment plan to a dynamic store specific solution. Learn the details of the coffee giant's latest strategies.

Blockchain technology may have an enormous impact on the retail industry and 2018 is shaping up to be a critical year. Learn how these five retailers have been exploring blockchain and are now moving forward with real-world uses for the technology in our April feature.

Download this trendagram to understand why this fulfillment option is table stakes for retailers’ digital strategy.

Sprouts has cut ties with Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service, moving to Instacart as its delivery partner. The grocer has also expanded the service to new cities, with its brand new mobile app driving delivery. In addition, it's rolling out new fresh item management tech. Get the latest here.

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.

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