September 25, 2015

Today’s shopper is more connected than ever before, which means they have more information and can turn to any number of retailers for the products they want.

September 24, 2015

E-commerce sales surged at Pier 1 Imports during the second quarter, but the retailers overall sales grew less than expected and the company lowered its full year outlook.

September 24, 2015

All manner of store operational processes will soon be under review at Target following the appointment of a new executive whose role is to simplify, optimize and make the retailer more agile.

September 23, 2015

When it comes to keeping supply chain and logistics operations as efficient as possible, retailers are getting smart.

September 22, 2015

A planned secondary stock offering by Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings means the rapidly expanding outdoor retailer no longer meets the definition of a “controlled company” but the private equity firm that brought the company public last year will still own a huge stake.

September 21, 2015

Store associates represent one of the biggest contributors to the success or failure of brick-and-mortar stores.

September 18, 2015

Home furnishings retailer Havertys reported that Gary Niedermeyer, assistant VP, supply chain, will retire at the end of 2015.

September 18, 2015
To ensure a rewarding season for retailers, the experts at ShopperTrak recommend paying close attention to the three critical trends.
September 18, 2015

According to the sixth annual Forecasting Benchmark Study from supply chain software provider Terra Technology, companies using sensing demand systems consistently double overall forecast value-add and reduce error by 37%.

September 18, 2015

Retailers are trying to provide services in stores that consumers just can't get online, and for that, store employees become a clear differentiator.

September 17, 2015

Sixty percent of holiday shoppers say they have increased their online spending in the past to qualify for free shipping, according to the 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey from Pitney Bowes. 

September 17, 2015

Using RFID tags on all items in the store, Intel gateways, Intel-powered sensors, and cloud-based analytics, the Levi's store team gains visibility into the status of its inventory.

September 16, 2015

Retail acquisitions are never easy, and generally involve significant systems and process overhauls.

September 15, 2015

Today’s consumer is driven by an “I want it now” mentality, yet retailers are still not prepared to deliver.

September 15, 2015

Consumers may have an “I want it now” mentality, but most retailers are still struggling to deliver on the demand.

September 15, 2015

“Omnichannel” is a broad term that constantly evolves as the technology retailers use to engage customers evolves.

September 2, 2015

Shoppers keep getting smarter about using their mobile devices.

August 31, 2015

Retailers invest in a variety of systems to track a wide range of supply chain and sourcing activities, but often overlook the need for technology to track ethical sourcing.

August 28, 2015

Destination Maternity Corp. swung to a loss in a generally difficult second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 28, 2015

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

August 26, 2015

In a first, West Elm, a Williams-Sonoma subsidiary, will make its products available outside of the brand’s own stores and website.

August 24, 2015

Men’s Wearhouse Inc. goes to great lengths to ensure that if a holiday promise is broken, it’s not because of any shortcomings on its end.

August 24, 2015

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

August 24, 2015

Between buyer’s remorse, relaxed return policies and the substantial increase in online purchases, 3.5 billion items are returned to retailers each year.