Browsing: Retail

Go with the flow

How do you achieve an accurate forecast in retail? Enter ‘flowcastin’. By Penelope Ody

Making the most of RFID

Interest in RFID has been preoccupied with stock keeping but signs of a more innovative approach are evolving.

Get ready to rummage

The consumer packaged goods sector is embracing retail-ready packaging. Will this mean fewer stock-outs or simply untidier shelves? By Penelope Ody

Retailers’ megashed plans

Three retailers have put forward proposals for individual megasheds upwards of 650,000 sq ft each around the country as they put in place supply chain systems to deal with growing consumer demand.

Kwik retail win for TDG

Kwik Save has awarded the UK warehouse and distribution contract for its ambient and frozen goods to TDG in a deal worth more than £9 million a year.

Better laid plans

There are clever technical solutions for every supply chain activity – so why does everyone use spreadsheets? By Penelope Ody

Bringing home the bacon

With more shoppers buying online, getting the goods home is presenting fresh challenges. By Penelope Ody

Distribution costs hit discount retailer

Instore, the discount retailer, has blamed increasing costs at its distribution warehouse for its second profit warning within a month. The owner of the Poundstretcher chain said it had “seen a significant shortfall in sales against internal expectations”

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