Filed in Retail
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.
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.
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.
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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.