Retail

By Bridget McCrea · January 1, 2016
New trends and solutions in the e-tail sector are pushing companies to be smarter about how they approach their warehouse, DC, wholesale, store and e-commerce business.
By Michael Levans · January 1, 2016
This month in Modern, we share a prime example of one of those “savvy, smaller operations” that’s packing a lot of automation into a compact space.
By MMH Staff · December 30, 2015
Continued consolidation, rapid technological advancements and labor challenges point toward an ambitious new year.
By MMH Staff · December 23, 2015
Low-cost, retail-ready and e-commerce packaging to drive demand to nearly 260 billion square meters in 2019.
By MMH Staff · December 11, 2015
Partnership to bring bring best-of-breed warehousing software to retailers.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2015
Commerce reported that November retail sales at $448.1 billion were up 0.2 percent compared to November-for its best showing since July-and up 1.4 percent annually, on the heels of 1.7 percent, 0.1 percent, and 0.2 percent, in October, September, and August, respectively.
By MMH Staff · December 6, 2015
Logistics specialist acquires application integrator for $29.5 million to strengthen e-commerce fulfillment capabilities.
By MMH Staff · December 2, 2015
Rebranded as DMW&H, new company will deliver material handling solutions to the industrial, food and beverage, wine and spirits and retail industries.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
Leading global supplier of integrated automated technology to acquire leading provider of warehouse execution software.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
Partnership to leverage Cornerstone’s unified talent management platform and Kronos’ global workforce management solutions.
By Jeff Berman · November 13, 2015
Commerce reported that October retail sales at $447.3 billion were up 0.1% compared to October and up 1.7% annually, and NRF reported that October retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.1% annually and up 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to September.
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2015
JDA's 2015 consumer survey reveals 50% of shoppers will not return for Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals following an unsatisfactory experience.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2015
Discussions covered the global landscape, emerging technologies, best practices and executive sentiment.
By MMH Staff · October 30, 2015
Alliance spearheded by companies like Google and Intel supports double-digit growth.
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2015
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $447.7 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to August, following a 0.2 percent July to August increase, and were up 2.4 percent compared to September 2014. And the NRF reported that September retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.3 percent annually and down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to August.

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