Delivering a Consumer Centric Supply Chain for Grocers – Part 4 of 4

Operational Excellence Delivers Profit Optimization In the first three blogs of this series, The Changing Face in Grocery (part 1) and The Digitalization of Grocery (part 2) and The Grocery Supply Chain of the Future (part 3), we have gone into substantial detail to describe shifting consumer behaviors – more shopping excursions for fewer meals,…

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‘Watson’ is coming to a store near you

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Automation and artificial intelligence technology is rapidly changing the face of the retail store. This week saw innovation at the forefront, online sales exploding in popularity, and a shipping giant facing…

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Food Retailers and E-Commerce: An Interview with Gartner’s Mike Griswold, Part II

Supply Chain Nation recently interviewed Gartner Research Vice President, Mike Griswold, on the current trends in food retailing. In Part 1 of this blog Mike covered the biggest challenges they face today and in the future. In this post, Mike dives deeper into the most exciting challenge today, e-commerce. SCN: U.S. food retailers have been…

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