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Supply Chain and Merchandising

Our retail magazine provides you a collection of news, articles and other featured content about Supply Chain and Merchandising, including marketing, fulfillment, enterprise resource management, order management, inventory management, and more.

Uber May Re-Enter Grocery Delivery Despite Failed Walmart Pilot

While its first attempt at grocery delivery might have fizzled, Uber is still committed to developing the service. Hear the latest on the potential disruptive grocery fulfillment model.

Wayfair Launches Membership Program

Wayfair launches an Amazon Prime-style loyalty program. See what the retailer is offering its e-commerce shoppers for a $29.99 annual fee.

Explore why, after seven years and an estimated €500 million investment, grocery chain Lidl's new inventory management system is a no go.

Apparel retailer Brooks Brothers has made a move to fuel its “buy anywhere, get anywhere” customer experience platform across its 300 retail locations. Learn the details of how it's improving its contact center operations and delivering a seamless omnichannel shopping experience.

These 10 innovative retail leaders are out in front of the pack setting the pace for change in their organizations and the industry. See which transformative retailers made RIS’ annual look at the retail industry’s fastest rising executives.

Fueled by an end-to-end digital transformation, Nike is enjoying impressive growth, and plans continued investment in retail tech. Uncover how the athletic retailer is modernizing and personalizing the way it does retail.

Benchmark research shows grocers are embracing the evolving role of technology as a tool that optimizes decision making, learns as it goes, recommends next-best actions, and reacts faster than ever before.

Sedano's Supermarkets says it will launch the "world's first robotic supermarket." Get the details on the automated hyperlocal fulfillment center.

The retailers are testing an offering that brings Kroger Pickup to Walgreens stores. Get the details.

Today’s grocery store leaders are working hard to meet modern shoppers’ needs and evolve into a retail experience that works for consumers both today and into the future. See which retailers are setting the pace for change and thriving in this challenging marketplace.

Download this Technology Solutions Guide to explore how connected consumers are demanding a reliable shopping environment in-store and how technology downtime can have a negative impact on the retail experience.

Retail is in Jennifer Skeen’s blood. From her first retail job at age 16 at JCPenney, she has loved the constant on-the-go and ever-changing landscape.

Over the past 18 months, Walmart has piloted new blockchain technology in collaboration with IBM and now it will require its suppliers of one particular vegetable to use the tech. Find out what you need to know about the mega retailer's latest food safety move.

Walmart’s new Connected Content Partner Program seeks to drive efficiencies in product content management. Find out who the mega retailer's newest program partner is.

Many successful high-volume retailers have turned to artificial intelligence (AI) to navigate the data muddle. Read how AI is set for a retail growth spurt.

Pier 1 launched its “New Day” strategic initiative earlier this year focusing on merchandising, competitive pricing and next-gen marketing to help return the struggling home goods retailer to its former glory. Instead of soaring sales, supply chain gaffes have led to a major setback.

The sporting goods retailer continues to transform to meet the evolving needs of the modern shopper. See what it is focused on and the progress it has made across three key strategic areas.

From virtual reality (VR) headsets to a new suite of mobile apps, Walmart is upping its modernizing workforce management and training for employees. Learn the details of the latest retail tech Walmart is rolling out in stores across the country.

Walmart is expanding its automated grocery kiosk pilot from its first grocery ATM test in Oklahoma last year to a second version of the concept, at a Walmart supercenter in Sherman, Texas. Find out what sets this test apart.

Kate Spade New York has upped its technology game to enhance the in-store shopping experience. Learn more about the interactive augmented reality experience the retailer offers shoppers that has over 800 interactions a day in just one store.

The department store segment continues to redefine itself in the face of slowing foot traffic and an increasingly digital shopping experience. See which retailers are setting the pace for change and thriving in this challenging marketplace.

There are opportunities for all retailers to automate elements of their pricing and promotions. Explore the four areas where this retail technology has the biggest impact.

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