Retail

By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2018
Commerce reports U.S. retail and food service sales for January were down 0.3% compared to December at $492 billion, but were up 3.6% compared to January 2017.
By Jeff Berman · February 6, 2018
Report details a strong 2017, zeroing in on industrial vacancy rate and rents.
By Bridget McCrea · February 1, 2018
Distributed order management, autonomous robots, blockchain and warehousing software are all working together to help retailers more effectively manage their end-to-end supply chains.
By MMH Staff · January 29, 2018
Leader in packaging machinery solutions plans continued strong growth in the global packaging machinery marketplace.
By Jeff Berman · January 26, 2018
Head of Adelante SCM discusses 3D printing, drones, the ongoing Amazon effect, and emerging technologies.
By MMH Staff · January 17, 2018
JDA's annual customer conference to host symposium by the leading organization focused on women’s leadership in supply chain.
By MMH Staff · January 17, 2018
New CEO believes material handling and logistics particularly susceptible to approaching "automation revolution."
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2018
Commerce reports December retail sales up 0.4% from November at $495.4 billion along with a 5.4% annual gain.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2018
4PL and 3PL partner to open the first of five locations slated to open around the United States within the next six months.
By MMH Staff · December 29, 2017
Older measures like productivity, quality, and service still apply, but digital transformation promises to 'change everything' about how manufacturers and retailers plan, procure and fulfill.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2017
3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2017
Strategic technology partnership to deliver big data and analytics for retailers, manufacturers and wholesale distributors.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2017
Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business points to the 102nd growth month.
By MMH Staff · November 30, 2017
Access solutions leader acquires maker of automated dock levelers under the Poweramp, McGuire and DLM brands.
By MMH Staff · November 27, 2017
Leading provider of supply chain planning solutions acquires leader in data analytics and visualization.

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