Retail trends for 2019

Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up. A unified commerce environment, an on-demand marketplace, social media, growing competition and new technologies mean an evolution in the way we shop. Everything is changing – from pricing and planning the just right product assortments to forecasting demand…

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Reimagining the Digital Control Tower:  Modern, Resilient, Intuitive 

It has been two decades since the logistics industry created the control tower, addressing the challenge of accounting for inventory in motion / at rest and providing greater visibility for 3PLs, distributors, retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. Today, digital control towers (DCTs) have benefitted from two decades of supply chain innovation. However, when it comes to…

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The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain

The numbers speak volumes! There is clearly tremendous interest among supply chain practitioners to learn, understand and share thoughts on Blockchain. In one of the best attended break-out sessions of FOCUS 2018, we joined forces with executives from leading companies to exchange thoughts on the impact and value Blockchain may hold for supply chain, as…

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Waveless Picking: Is Your Supply Chain Able to Compete with Amazon?

Think back five years ago when you shopped online. Back then, when you placed an order online and the estimated delivery date was 10 days later, that was acceptable. Now think about your online shopping and shipping expectations today – a 10-day delivery estimate is unacceptable to most, if not all, consumers. This is mostly…

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How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

Blockchain technology is causing a big disruption for logistics companies and has the potential to make the supply chain more efficient, transparent and secure. But what exactly is blockchain and how will it impact the supply chain? Recently, U.S. blockchain company Skuchain partnered with NTT Data to build a blockchain platform for supply chain and…

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