03/31/2015 - 4:48pm

Ace is the place with the helpful in-store pickup of online orders. Ace Hardware is nationally launching its free store pickup program beginning Wednesday, April 1 at participating Ace stores.

03/24/2015 - 11:56am

Germany-based global retailer Metro Group has partnered with Frequentz, Inc., a provider of end-to-end visibility solutions, to build customer trust through supply chain transparency.

03/24/2015 - 11:05am

99 Cents Only Stores has opened an onsite fully operational compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in the company's main distribution center.

03/23/2015 - 4:11pm

A six-sigma green belt, Victoria Brown joins IDC Retail Insights  as senior research analyst, retail supply chain.

03/20/2015 - 4:20pm

Amazon.com has received preliminary approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to test drone delivery.

03/19/2015 - 3:56pm

Apparel and general merchandise manufacturers and retailers are using item-level, electronic product code (EPC)-enabled radio frequency identification (RFID) to enhance inventory visibility and respond to consumer demands for omnichannel options.

03/11/2015 - 5:26pm

Shippers, carriers, longshoremen, businesses and consumers alike can breathe a sigh of relief in light of the tentative deal the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) reached on Feb. 20.

03/09/2015 - 5:26pm

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to rise an unusually high 16.9% this month over the same time last year as West Coast ports begin to dig out from a backlog of cargo that built up during just-concluded contract negotiations with dockworkers, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.



02/24/2015 - 8:23pm

For all the advancements in retail in recent years, the tools and processes supporting the global supply chain remain outdated.