Filed in Retail
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Commerce reported that December retail sales at $415.7 billion were up 0.5 percent compared to November and up 4.7 percent compared to December 2011. NRF reported that December retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.8 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from November and up 2.1 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
Posted on 01/15 at 11:05 AM
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Over the next three months, executive editor Bob Trebilcock will continue this coverage by looking at three retailers that are redefining their categories and their operations by applying highly automated distribution systems to meet the needs of a demanding, ever-fickle online consumer.
The Material Handling Industry's chief executive officer talks about ProMat and the future of materials handling.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
New global company brings big data customer insights into retail assortment, merchandising, customer engagement and supply chain execution.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
November retail sales at $412.4 billion were up 0.3 percent compared to October and up 3.7 percent compared to November 2011.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Acquisition will position NCR to deliver a world-class portfolio of hardware, software and services offerings for the retail industry.
Posted on 11/29 at 09:25 AM
Thursday, November 15, 2012
October retail sales at $411.6 billion were down 0.3 percent compared to September and up 3.8 percent annually.
Posted on 11/15 at 12:27 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
New report from PA Consulting Group reviews the approach to green issues taken by four global manufacturing companies.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Unoccupied warehouse space still incurs lighting, heating and cooling costs, but by installing a modular, flexible thermal wall, the company slashed energy costs without disrupting business.
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Monday, October 01, 2012
Four approaches to multi-channel distribution show how the same tried and trusted technology can enable efficient store replenishment while keeping e-commerce customers happy.