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Supply Chains Must Pay Attention to Geopolitical Strife

Supply Chains Must Pay Attention to Geopolitical Strife

Rising diplomatic tensions in North Korea and around the world pose a serious threat to global supply chains.[more]


Algorithms Meet Avocadoes: Data Science Comes to Retail

Algorithms Meet Avocadoes: Data Science Comes to Retail

The success of modern-day retailing depends as much on information as it does on the products being sold.[more]


Customer Loyalty Programs: What Works, and What Doesn't

Customer Loyalty Programs: What Works, and What Doesn't

Do modern-day retail customer-loyalty programs really make for loyal customers?[more]


How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data

How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data

Big data is threatening to swamp small companies.[more]


Don't Blink: How Pop-ups Are Transforming Retail

Don't Blink: How Pop-ups Are Transforming Retail

The new era of retail isn't just about the internet. Welcome to the world of the pop-up store.[more]


Making Sense of Chaos: Logistics Embraces A.I.

Making Sense of Chaos: Logistics Embraces A.I.

There's just too much data out there for a human to make sense of. Can artificial intelligence save the day?[more]


How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years

How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years

The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success of the venture.[more]


How Supply Chain Drives Success at Grocery Giant Tesco

How Supply Chain Drives Success at Grocery Giant Tesco

Does a big grocery retail chain have anything to learn from a leading automaker?[more]


IBM's Watson Knows What You're Going to Buy

IBM’s Watson Knows What You're Going to Buy

Winning $1m on Jeopardy! wasn't good enough for IBM's Watson. Now it wants to predict your buying behavior.[more]


Game On: A New Tool for Supply-Chain Simulation

Game On: A New Tool for Supply-Chain Simulation

Can playing a game help supply-chain managers cope with the uncertainties of the real world?[more]


The Procurement Function Braces for Radical Change

The Procurement Function Braces for Radical Change

A message to procurement managers: Your job is about to be transformed "almost beyond recognition."[more]


How Social Media Drives 'Fast-Fashion' Decisions

How Social Media Drives 'Fast-Fashion' Decisions

In the world of fast fashion, social media can be both bane and salvation for manufacturers and retailers.[more]


Six Challenges for Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Six Challenges for Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

What does it take to overcome the logistics challenges of serving customers in emerging markets?[more]


A Glimpse at the Factory of the Future

A Glimpse at the Factory of the Future

What will the typical factory look like five years from now?[more]


The Perils and Pitfalls of Lean Inventories

The Perils and Pitfalls of Lean Inventories

Manufacturing and distribution executives love the idea of slashing inventories. But it's distribution-center managers who must deal with the consequences.[more]


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