Amazon is working with a government counterfeit watchdog to conduct inspections of suspected fake goods at U.S. ports of entry — the company’s latest attempt to excise bogus products from its web store.
In the fast-moving sportswear market, one must be nimble to stay ahead of the competition. The increasing popularity of online shopping, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought entirely new challenges to retailers such as athletic and casual wear seller Puma. And the company has recently done some fancy footwork to make sure it stays in an omnichannel marketplace, now and far into the future.
Ever since access to ubiquitous real-time data emerged as a technological reality, businesses have been lured by the possibility of redirecting their supply chains toward a model driven by demand. Applying analytics software to make sense of big data could allow organizations to close the gap between demand and supply.
The 2020 peak holiday shopping season promises to break all records for order volumes, especially for e-commerce. The outlook has brought renewed focus on the supply-chain resources needed to accommodate the spike in demand.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the retail industry — which comprises companies that operate physical or internet stores with diversified product lines. Learn how pharmaceutical and biotech companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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