Inability to integrate labor and inventory forecasts can drag down customer experience.
New technologies, trends point to RFID making a big impact on retail in the coming months.
The initial focus of the Item Level RFID Initiative will be within the apparel sector.
All retailers use vast amounts of data to make decisions – whom to target, how to target, when to target, what to sell, how to sell, where to sell, etc. But the retailing “moment of truth”, for better or worse,...
The pendulum has swung away from generalization and back toward localization, but retailers and brands are learning how to execute locally through their existing buying models.
The new barcode standard packs more info into a smaller space, creating opportunities for retailers and saving time for shoppers.
The Redmond giant's retail test lab focuses on connecting all the moving parts of a retail enterprise, right down to the customer level.
RFID-based scanners can massively speed up checkout and cut wait times, but supply chain challenges have prevented adoption.
Business intelligence, cash management and human resources solutions from retail's Big Show.
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Rigorous inventory control can keep both parties satisfied.
Digitally connected consumers have turned retail models upside down as omni-channel shopping has transformed supply chain from an important business concern to a mission critical one. So profound is this change that 50 percent of CEOs recognize that their supply chain can be a strategic differentiator.
The National Retail Federation was recognized today on Earth Day by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with its 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.
Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, has announced its new Zephyr 2 RFID label, which is certified by the University of Arkansas ARC Center for item-level tagging of all apparel categories in the...
Import volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to increase 6.1 percent in April, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released this week by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. "With winter over, retailers...
UHF radio frequency identification platform provider Impinj Inc. has announced its Monza R6 tag chip to drive high-volume applications in retail stores and supply chains.
Technology provider Symphony EYC announced that Wisconsin-based Roundy's Supermarkets Inc. has selected Symphony EYC Customer Insights behavioral insights platform and expertise to enable customer-centric business processes.
Coccinelle, a high-end children's clothing retailer, announced it is now optimizing its inventory accuracy using RFID, resulting in a decrease of more than 60 percent in online order cancellations. Nedap supplies the RFID point-of-sale and the hand-held readers for this, along with the associated iOS app.
Import volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to drop 8.4 percent in February from the same time last year as the shipping cycle reaches its slowest month of the year, according to the monthly Global Port...
Agilence Inc., a provider of cloud-based exception reporting solutions, announced that Redner’s Markets has deployed its Retail 20/20 to reduce shrink and improve in-store operations. The solution will also be used to provide visibility into daily store processes to increase efficiency and reduce fraud.
Today at the NRF Annual Convention & EXPO, QuantiSense announced the release of its QuantiSense Supply Chain & Logistics analytic application. According to the company, with QuantiSense software, retailers can now analyze and track the flow of merchandise from manufacturer...
Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, and RGIS, a provider of supply chain, inventory, insight, merchandising and optimization solutions, today announced at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention & Expo that they have entered...
Raymark has announced the upcoming launch of its next generation of retail enterprise solutions for mobility and analytics at the National Retail Federation's BIG Show 2014. The two new solutions, Raymark Mosaic Point of Sale and Raymark Affinity Analytics, will...
The Dutch footwear brand Wolky announced it has decided to attach RFID labels during the production of its shoes. The Wolky barcode label on the box will be replaced by a Wolky barcode label with integrated Nedap RFID label, the companies said in a press release.
Enhanced Retail Solutions, a provider of software-as-a-service retail analytic and demand planning solutions, has announced the integration of its Rolling Forecast system with Retail Synthesis, its business intelligence module. According to the company, one of the biggest challenges any retailer...
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Barcoding Inc. has announced the release of its CaptureSoft eXpress software for Android OS, which the company said enables users to build data capture applications for a mobile device simply and effectively.