Tackling the Blind Spots in Omni-Channel Merchandising: Research from EKN and Sahir Anand

EKN, the research arm of Edgell Communications, conducts an annual survey of merchandising trends. Supply Chain Nation discussed this year’s study with Sahir Anand, vice president of research & principal analyst at EKN in anticipation of the August 19 webinar on this topic. Here is an excerpt. SCN: Your Omni-Channel Merchandising Strategies study reports that…

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Bridging the Retailer-Manufacturer Divide: A Conversation with Flowcasting Founder André Martin – Part II

Retailers and manufacturers: do the words mistrust, inaccuracies and frustration come to mind when you think of your trading partners? You aren’t alone. All this month, Supply Chain Nation is exploring the retailer-manufacturer disconnect and first spoke with André Martin, considered the father of both Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) and Flowcasting, a new paradigm in…

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Bridging the Retailer-Manufacturer Divide: A Conversation with Flowcasting Founder André Martin

Retailers and manufacturers have long faced a disconnected supply chain, operating with different data sets, mismatched expectations and fundamental business differences. The result? Frustration, mistrust and a breakdown in the information supply chain. In this blog series, Supply Chain Nation sat down with a number of industry experts to discuss the retailer-manufacturer divide. First up…

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