The retail universe has undergone significant changes since its inception. Today’s shoppers are more particular about their product deliveries. They need something that bridges the gap between in-store experiences and online shopping. That’s where the role of SFS or Ship From Store comes into being. And in this all-encompassing post, you will learn everything about… Continue reading Ship From Store – Meaning, Benefits, and Other Aspects A Retailer Should Learn
The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Big Show recently unfolded its grandeur in the bustling city of New York, drawing over 40,000 attendees from across the globe, representing more than 100 countries. This annual event served as a melting pot of ideas, innovations, and insights, offering a platform for industry leaders to converge, collaborate, and contemplate… Continue reading Unveiling Insights from NRF 2024: A Glimpse into the Future of Retail
Inventory headaches, supply chain hiccups, promotions that flop, we’ve been there! It’s impossible to perfectly predict consumer demand or always make optimal data-driven decisions when you’re stuck in the day-to-day weeds. But what if you could see into the future to know exactly when to reorder items and never miss a sale? Or let the… Continue reading Retail Planning Software – A Complete Guide
Consumer science is the scientific method of forming hypotheses about customer behavior and then testing them. It is the best way to build a culture of customer obsession and to discover what delights customers in hard-to-copy, margin-enhancing ways. In the current business environment, consumer science is essential for businesses to stay competitive and meet the… Continue reading How to put the customer at the center of everything you do to build great products, brands, and companies
Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that the employee turnover rate in the warehousing sector has been as high as 49% annually. Due to this very high attrition rate, businesses often face severe fulfillment delays, low efficiency, and increasing costs. So, why does this happen? Entry-level warehouse jobs are still considered to… Continue reading How does Increff WMS simplify your complex warehousing needs?
Creating a highly competitive retail supply chain depends on how well you’re able to control/reduce your costs. Incurring unnecessary costs can mean that your processes aren’t efficient enough, your funds are blocked in too many fixed assets, or your supply chain isn’t performing at an optimum level. These factors could pile up costs, impact margins,… Continue reading 5 sure shot techniques to reduce costs in the retail supply chain
You could be one of the most seasoned merchandisers and yet you could fall for some common supply chain mistakes. Often these result in inflated costs, poor workforce management, sub-optimal processes, delays in fulfillment, and lots of confusion and errors. It is necessary that these mistakes are brought under the scanner and fixed before they… Continue reading 7 Biggest supply chain mistakes & how to solve them
While robotics has a significant role in automation, it is not the only way to achieve it. Robotics consists of robots/ machines substituting human labor, automation brings together machines, software, and upgraded technologies to perform tasks that are otherwise performed manually. In fact, investment in robots is a rather expensive affair! New-age warehouse management systems… Continue reading Who Says Automation is with Robots? Think Beyond!
Warehouse automation is fast becoming one of the essentials of supply chain management. But there are some very common myths that have been making rounds in the industry and believe it or not, even the most seasoned professionals may fall for them. In this blog, we clear the air around some preconceived notions surrounding warehouse… Continue reading 5 Myths on Warehouse Inventory Management Busted
As retail and e-commerce turn into highly competitive spaces warehouse management is also becoming more and more challenging. Customers these days expect lightning-fast deliveries, convenient shopping experiences, and easy returns. This requires greater flexibility, proactive handling, and a technology-driven warehouse management system backing the sales channels. With new trends such as omnichannel taking full effect,… Continue reading Top 5 Challenges Within the Warehouse and How to Solve Them