Filed in Retail
Friday, September 14, 2012
August retail sales showed growth at a time when consumers are still being cautious with discretionary spending, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Saturday, September 01, 2012
Warehousing and distribution are more closely tied to the business than ever before. Here’s a look at the biggest business issues impacting the design and operation of materials handling systems today.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Data from both Commerce and NRF showed that retail sales decreased on a sequential basis in June for the third consecutive month. This marks the first time retail sales have fallen for three straight months since late 2008.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:38 AM
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Compliance and supply chain complexity plus lack of automation heighten risk to bottom-line and reputation
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Dematic Multishuttle and RapidPick System will be on display at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo, June 5 to 8 in Chicago.
Friday, June 01, 2012
There’s a significant trend that has been unfolding over the first half of the year that’s given me hope that the economy has finally turned the corner: Professionals representing all facets of supply chain management are starting to step out of their facilities and offices to attend live trade shows and events.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The ongoing upswing in e-commerce and mobile commerce activity continues to make a significant impact on how retailers, distributors, and third-party logistics approach distribution network processes, according to a new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $408.0 billion were up 0.1 percent over March and 6.4 percent higher than April 2011. The NRF reported that April retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from March and up 2.8 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
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Monday, May 14, 2012
Smart Packaging Systems won the award for The Cube, a transport packaging system that enables companies to move their products from factory to store with maximum ef?ciency and full protection of the product.