August 28, 2015

Pep Boys is shifting its inventory management efforts into high gear.

August 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is the latest retailer to say it will cease the practice of assigning store employees on-call shifts with little advance notice.

August 24, 2015

For Marbles: The Brain Store, smartening up operations has included organizing product data on the Salsify product information management platform.

August 14, 2015

Retail consulting firm McMillanDoolittle, Chicago, weighs in on its blog with three reasons why any retailer using the practice of “on-call” labor scheduling should end it immediately.

July 24, 2015

Though it’s been months since the West Coast port disputes were in the headlines, retailers are still struggling to return inventory levels back to normal after the incident and an abnormally long, cold winter resulted in serious supply chain and inventory disruptions.

June 9, 2015

According to new research from IHL Group, by fixing problems such as out-of-stocks and excess inventory from overstocks, retailers could improve their revenues by 7.5%.

June 1, 2015

NCR announced that California-based apparel retailer M. Fredric is enhancing its retail point-of-sale (POS) and inventory management systems with NCR Counterpoint.

April 30, 2015

Front-end omnichannel success relies on back-end fulfillmentThe front-end promise of omnichannel retail cannot be delivered without investment in back-end technology and processes that allow fulfillment of orders across multiple channels. Retailers must eliminate internal silos and obtain real-time awareness of their full inventory.Omnichannel fulfillment is a difficult, but not impossible, task.

February 19, 2015

Specialty fashion retailer Vestique recognizes the importance of the POS as a platform for omnichannel retailing.

December 10, 2014

For fashion brand Nic & Zoe, which recently opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Boston’s Shops at Prudential Center, the high degree of customer personalization and engagement found online is a routine and expected part of business. 

October 17, 2014

Every year, retailers put fresh spins on evergreen holiday décor, remixing such classics as the Christmas tree and jack-o-lanterns to tempt seasonal shoppers. Though we have yet to see this year's big trend, it's probably safe to say it will not be the Christmas Turkey or Thanksgiving Skeleton.

August 13, 2014

According to a survey of consumers conducted by Retail Systems Research, nearly 20% of shoppers will dump their carts if the check out line at the register is too long.

April 8, 2014

Delhaize America has entered into a multi-year agreement for Revionics Life Cycle Price Optimization solutions, which include Revionics Price Optimization, Revionics Promotion Optimization and Revionics Markdown Optimization.

January 28, 2013

By Kevin Farkas, Active International

December 5, 2012

By Keith Carpentier, Tensator, Inc.

February 28, 2012

Revionics, a provider of retail life cycle price optimization solutions, announced that Big Y Foods has renewed its price optimization software agreement with Revionics.

January 4, 2012

Retail life cycle price optimization solution-provider Revionics said it has partnered with K-VA-T Food Stores for a price optimization solution.

December 1, 2011

Cross-channel merchandise planning and assortment solution provider 7thonline said that sports brand Oakley has selected 7thonline Merchandise and Assortment Management to increase the productivity of its inventory and merchandising process.

November 17, 2011

With a week to Black Friday, Lawrence, a Tensator Group Co., and a provider of queue management solutions, has issued its top five considerations for Black Friday crowd management.

October 26, 2011

Best Buy Co. announced Tuesday that it will waive the minimum purchase limitations and offer free shipping on its complete inventory of 400,000 website items from Nov. 1 through Dec. 27.

October 6, 2011

Retail life cycle price optimization solution-provider Revionics said Wednesday that Gander Mountain Co. has selected the Revionics Price Optimization solution, which provides both base price management and price optimization.

September 27, 2011

With more than 6,800 stores nationwide, Family Dollar is a leader when it comes to operating a tight ship. Most recently, with threats of rising operating costs, the Matthews, N.C.-based discounter put a renewed focus on inventory management. An important priority: automating inventory auditing operations in an effort to speed up the recording process and improve reporting accuracy.

July 22, 2011

Books-A-Million confirmed it has submitted a bid to purchase, among other things, the inventory, fixtures, equipment, and leasehold interests for 30 Borders locations.

June 20, 2011

Retailers that sell gasoline have long been challenged to maintain margins and reduce costs related to retains and run-outs and other operating expenses. It’s even more of a priority today, given the volatile fuel market and increased competitive pressures.