PeopleVox has launched a new range of RFID-enabled hand-held wireless readers dedicated to the fashion retail industry.
Tight stock control helped Debenhams boost pre-tax profit in the 18 weeks to 3rd January despite a drop in like-for-like sales of 3.5 per cent. Gross transaction value was 0.6 per cent above the comparative period last year.
Furniture retailer CSL has taken a warehouse on Grantside’s 19-acre Foxcover Distribution Park in Seaham. It has taken the 37,000 sq ft unit on a ten-year lease at a rent of £4.75 per sq ft. The company will be using the new warehouse as a storage and dis
At a time when businesses across the world are facing tough economic times, retailers have the option to take stock and review their strategies and identify the appropriate back office improvements to deliver an agile and flexible supply chain without hig
Once again the Retail & Distribution category drew plenty of entries and brought past contestants back into competition with each other.
The posters in the high street say it all: “half-price sale”, “up to 70 per cent off”, “extra discount today”. As the “credit crunch” continues to bite, discretionary spending plummets and sales at discounters soar. How is the current downturn hitting ret
As online retail sales gain significance hitherto unheard of, reaching 5.2 per cent of all retail sales in 2007, e-fulfilment is no longer an issue that can be ignored. For many high street brands online sales are now critical to overall profitability. Ju
People want the product, as a low price, but they really don’t want the hassle. But what does it take to provide convenience and control in a multi-channel environment?
Despite whatever the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics – robustly “disputed” by the British Retail Consortium – would have us believe, sales in the high street are rather less than buoyant. The ONS’s 3.8 per cent year-on-year increase
Children’s retailer Adams has commissioned Retail Assist to replace its current supply chain and merchandising system with the Merret.NET application.