06/03/2015 - 3:51pm

Von Maur Department Stores has completed the installation of a new shipping and receiving material handling system in Von Maur's distribution center in Davenport, Iowa.

06/03/2015 - 11:19am

When it comes to transportation and logistics management considerations, the retail industry is a completely different beast. From strict deadlines and razor thin margins to challenges dealing with “reverse logistics,” complex dynamics exist between retailers, manufacturers/suppliers and transportation carriers that present unique challenges for getting inventory from Point A to Point B (and sometimes back again).

06/02/2015 - 10:31am

When it comes to supply chain security, most retailers are diligent about things like locking up warehouses and vehicles.

05/28/2015 - 1:35pm

Amazon is upping the ante with physical retailers with its launch of free same-day delivery for orders of more than $35 to members of its Prime program.

05/21/2015 - 1:26pm

Auburn University's new RFID Lab held its grand opening May 21, during which Amazon.com announced a joint project with the university to explore the business case for the implementation of RFID within the Amazon supply chain.

05/21/2015 - 1:24pm

Ikea plans to open a 397,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Mississauga Ontario in October.

05/19/2015 - 4:25pm

The Limited is launching a new program called Reserve Online, Ready In-Store, that allows customers to shop TheLimited.com and place items on hold for purchase and pick-up at their local store.

05/15/2015 - 11:21am

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is publicly supporting the May 14 Senate vote on Trade Promotion Authority.

05/11/2015 - 4:33pm

Amazon.com is opening its second 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in New Jersey, in the town of Carteret, as its looks to facilitate same-day deliveries in Manhattan.