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Apple’s Angela Ahrendts On Where The Company Is Taking Retail Next

At today’s Fast Company Innovation Festival, the Apple SVP revealed what she’s learned on the job and what she wants to do now.<p>“The store is kind of like a big giant product.”<p>At <i>Fast Company</i>’s Innovation Festival in New York, Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president for retail and online …

Ever Wonder How Amazon.com Pays for All That Free Prime Shipping?

Amazon's Fulfillment by Amazon is what secretly powers the economics of Amazon Prime behind the scenes.<p>It's now been over a decade since <b>Amazon.com</b> …

Ulta Beauty and how technology is changing shoppers' expectations

As beauty-product sales increasingly move online, Ulta Beauty has launched a slew of technologies to improve its service and boost sales. It’s part of an ongoing makeover that the Bolingbrook-based retailer launched in 2013. Dave Kimbell, the company’s chief merchandising and marketing officer, …

Walmart built the fastest-growing retail app by focusing on one key shopper habit

Walmart has managed to do something very few retailers have accomplished: Convince millions of people its mobile app is useful enough to snag a prime spot on their phones’ home screen.<p>That precious real estate has proven elusive to retailers whose customers shop at dozens of stores but have only …

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Wal-Mart tweaks store rules for better in-stocks, grocery pickup expanded

Wal-Mart has made several new changes to its in-store supply chain operations over recent weeks as the retailer gears up to rollout its grocery …

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Target: Smart RFID tags in all stores in 2016

Dive Brief:<p>Target announced plans to add radio frequency identification (RFID) smart labels to many items in order to improve inventory tracking …

F&F & RFSpot Deploy Groundbreaking Pilot Out of Stock Solution for Retail Locations

Company News: Page (1) of 1 - 06/04/15<p>June 04, 2015 --<p>Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2015<p>F&F, Tesco PLCs exclusive clothing retailer, and RFSpot …

Retail

The Supply Side: Retailers struggle to combat out-of-stock problems

Empty shelves are an ongoing problem at Wal-Mart Stores and other retailers. It frustrates customers and results in negative headlines and social …

Walmart

Target will roll out RFID

Wal-Mart, eBay support GS1 product info standard<p><b>Lawrenceville, N.J.</b> – A new GS1 US standard offers a common approach for listing and classifying …

GS1 US Survey Finds Strong RFID Adoption - 2015-03-21 - Page 1

Mar 21, 2015—<p>A survey of product manufacturers and retailers by supply chain standards organization GS1 US has found that among those who are aware …

Shelfie Enables Customers to Improve Local Store Stocking

The burgeoning craze for posting photos online is having some unexpected consequences. Over two million photos are uploaded every twenty minutes on …

eCommerce

Sport Chek tackles digital disruption

TORONTO: Sport Chek, the Canadian sporting goods retailer, is actively seeking to address the "value chain chaos" which could potentially result from …