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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.

Big Lots to Launch Nationwide Same-Day Delivery

Big Lots will rollout same-day delivery of its retail store assortment to 1,100 stores across the U.S. in the next month. Learn how it will make the speedy delivery happen.

Lord & Taylor, Tailored Brands File for Bankruptcy

Two more retailers have joined the growing list of retail casualties from the pandemic. Learn more about the bankruptcy filings of Lord & Taylor, one of America’s oldest department stores, and its owner rental clothing company Le Tote, and Tailored Brands, the parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Banks.

Find out how The Home Depot will support the growing demand for flexible delivery and pick-up options for Pro and DIY customers.

A deep dive into the need for speed in forecasting, what COVID-19 has taught us about the value of statistical forecasting — and how corporate culture can make or break even the best tech stack.

Changing Shopper Habits and the New Customer Experience

Uncover the top shopper trends for 2020 and beyond in this interactive report and learn how a key group of retail leaders are scoring big wins and leading the evolution of the customer experience.

REGISTER HERE! Date: September 1st at 2:00 PM EDT Consumer behavior is constantly evolving, that is nothing new ― but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this ongoing evolution like never before.

The acquisition, expected to close in September, will add a number of retailers to Aptos’ customer base, including Dick’s Sporting Goods, Tractor Supply Co., Family Dollar, The Home Depot and Ahold Delhaize.

Amazon reported net sales of $88.9 billion in Q2, up 40% from $63.4 billion last year, in what founder and CEO Jeff Bezos called “another highly unusual quarter.”

Starbucks is leaning hard on its tech investments as it adapts to shifting consumer behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Like most retailers, Target is heading into the holiday season with a new, untested playbook. See what it has planned as it tries to win Q4 while still supporting its associates.

The Consortium welcomes retailers to join in to help create a less wasteful future, while innovators, suppliers, and designers are invited to submit their ideas for game-changing sustainable bag solutions. Find out how you can help address this address this global waste challenge.

It’s a new year for industry events, and retailers’ product discoveries are no exception.  

Woodman’s Markets is deploying a series of multi-purpose robots that monitor product availability, verify prices and deliver location data for more than 100,000 items.

Walmart Canada plans to invest billions to transform the customer experience, including creating 150 “stores of the future.” Get the details on the slew of next technologies it's implementing.

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