Filed in Retail
Monday, January 28, 2013
According to the NRF, retail industry sales—excluding automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants—will increase 3.4 percent in 2013, down from its preliminary figure of 4.2 percent growth in 2012.
Posted on 01/28 at 04:01 PM
Friday, January 25, 2013
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Bob Babel at Forte about the changing face of retail.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Industry-first cloud based partnership will modernize voice operations for companies of all sizes.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Dematic (Booth 1203) introduced the next generation of its Multishuttle, a high-speed automated storage, retrieval and picking solution for cases, totes and trays. The system is part of Dematic’s overall solution set designed to optimize the use of inventory, labor and space in multi-channel distribution environments for retailers and wholesalers.
To help merging brick-and-mortar and online retail channels with two key issues—visibility into incoming online demand and aligning this demand with in-store labor—Manhattan Associates (Booth 3668) has announced a new partnership with Kronos.
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.
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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.