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How Zara Is Defying a Broad Retail Slump How Zara Is Defying a Broad Retail Slump
Madrid - what retail crisis? Amid a major retrenchment by American companies such as Gap Inc., J. Crew Group Inc. and Nordstrom Inc., one player continues to defy gravity:... »

How to Prevent Fraud in Buy Online, Pickup in Store
As the retail landscape continues to evolve, businesses are finding innovative ways to appeal to consumers' need for online convenience while still attracting... »

The Changing Role of Logistics Service Providers The Changing Role of Logistics Service Providers
Logistics providers discuss how they're adjusting to major changes brought about by concerns over the economy, shifts in trade policy, the complexities of the omnichannel,... »

Videos
Why Retailers Can't Ensure On-shelf Availability Why Retailers Can't Ensure On-shelf Availability
Why can't retailers achieve perfect on-shelf availability? Maybe because they're going about it the wrong way, says Paris Gogos, vice president of professional services and... »

Supply-Chain Planning in the Digital Age Supply-Chain Planning in the Digital Age
Supply-chain planners are struggling with the challenges of complexity and volatility. Madhav Durbha, vice president of industry strategy with Kinaxis, explains what they... »

Challenges of Serving the Omnichannel Challenges of Serving the Omnichannel
Joseph Puleo, chief customer officer with DHL Supply Chain, outlines the challenges that both mature retailers and smaller players face in meeting the demands of the... »

Editors' Blog
Should CPG Brands Let Amazon Lure Them Away From Traditional Retailers?
Amazon.com Inc. just put another crack in the foundation that underlies traditional retail.... »

Why Asia Is Accounting for Most of the Growth in Logistics Outsourcing
Logistics outsourcing may be on the rise everywhere, but Asia is where the action is.... »

The Changing Role of the CPO: With Respect Comes Responsibility
A "celebrity" chief procurement officer? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?... »

Webinars
e-commerce and the Amazon Effect e-commerce and the Amazon Effect
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Technology advancements over the past 20 years have given birth to the “now economy.” Because of the mobile and digital revolutions, customers today are... »

ERP + TMS:  The Best of Both Worlds ERP + TMS: The Best of Both Worlds
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR If you're like many other organizations, chances are you're using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to manage your business information and... »

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With Whole Foods, Amazon on Collision Course With Wal-Mart With Whole Foods, Amazon on Collision Course With Wal-Mart
When Wal-Mart Stores Inc bought online retailer Jet.com for $3bn last year, it marked a crucial moment - the world's largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding... »

U.S. Retail Sales Make Biggest Drop in 16 Months
Americans cut spending at gas stations, department stores and electronics shops in May as retail sales registered their biggest drop in 16 months, a cautionary sign for the... »

A Recall Hits 700,000 Pounds of Canned Spaghetti and Meatballs
About 700,000 pounds of canned spaghetti and meatballs products sold under brands including Libby's and Chef Boyardee are being recalled because they might contain milk, an... »

White Papers
The Picking Playbook
While other areas of the distribution center may also have improvement opportunities, picking process optimization usually pays the biggest dividends due to the large... »

Continuous Move Planning Applications for Logistics Efficiency
Continuous move planning plays a significant role in the success of any company’s truckload operations and has a direct impact on its bottom line. But understanding of... »

11 Ways a WMS Elevates Warehouse Operations eBook
The following guide is will show you exactly how a modern warehouse management system (WMS) can transform every fact of warehouse operations, including: receiving, put away,... »

Podcasts
'Be Prepared to Stop': A Documentary About the Trucking Industry in Crisis 'Be Prepared to Stop': A Documentary About the Trucking Industry in Crisis
How long can our society get by without trucks? How about five days?... »

Survival Strategies for Struggling Retailers Survival Strategies for Struggling Retailers
In the age of the omnichannel, is there any hope for traditional retail chains?... »

The Real Reason Behind Lost U.S. Manufacturing Jobs The Real Reason Behind Lost U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
So the major driver behind all those lost American jobs is free trade? Not so fast.... »

Supplier Case Studies
Large Retailer Supports Growth and Reduces Costs with New Distribution Center Design
Challenge: After making numerous acquisitions, a large omni-channel retailer and was operating out of three different facilities. The company wanted to reduce costs without... »

Leveraging Enterprise Improvement to Mow Down the Competition
Challenge: North America's leading manufacturer and distributor of outdoor power equipment replacement parts experienced rapid growth that brought with it myriad challenges:... »

Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance. Until A Million Dollars Goes Up in Smoke.
Challenge: The Operations VP of an oil and pipeline construction company recently admitted there was a time when he wondered if his company's cargo insurance policy was worth... »

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