Retail

By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2016
While retail sales numbers issued for the month of February by the United States Department of Commerce and National Retail Federation were technically mixed, they each shared a common theme of little or negative growth.
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2016
Estimate comes in higher than the 10-year average of 2.7%, but falls short of the NRF’s 2015 estimate of 4.1%.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2016
ISM index 2.3% below December, while economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow for the 72nd month in a row.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2016
Real estate firm JLL predicts another banner year for supply chain real estate occupiers and investors.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
Companies are recognizing the need to marry the interests of stores and distribution centers, but it’s not always easy to determine what is for better or for worse.
By Josh Bond · January 29, 2016
Demand for protective packaging will benefit from strengthening Internet sales, using environmentally friendly materials like air pillows, paper fill products and custom boxes.
By MMH Staff · January 26, 2016
Retail segment expected to register the fastest growth, but manufacturing applications will continue to account for a sizable majority of protective packaging demand.
By Jeff Berman · January 22, 2016
Sale of California-based 3PL services provider to Denmark-based global 3PL completed for $1.35 billion.
By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2016
Marshall Retail Group packed a lot of automation into a compact space to replenish a network of 160 retail locations. The result: lower fulfillment costs, faster inventory turns and room to grow.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2016
At 64,000 square feet, MRG’s Las Vegas distribution center uses processes and automation typically associated with much larger facilities.
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.

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