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

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. In Part I of this series Anand covered key findings and merchandising…

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Can Hospitality Pricing Guide Retail Dynamic Pricing?

Last year Kingfisher’s CEO, Ian Cheshire famously said that “retailers could soon be using ‘dynamic pricing’ in the same way that airlines and hotels do.” His argument was that electronic shelf-edge pricing in stores would allow retailers to display to-the-minute prices across stores, something that one of his companies, Castorama already does, and he plans…

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Exciting and Challenging Times Ahead for Food Retailers: An Interview with Gartner’s Mike Griswold

As part of our Expert Insights series, Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Mike Griswold, Research VP at Gartner, to discuss current and future trends in the food retailing industry. Here is a summary of that conversation. SCN: What are the biggest challenges facing food retailers today? Griswold: The first challenge is in the…

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