GS1 UK is helping facilitate data standards collaboration between grocery retailers and their suppliers. CEO Gary Lynch says it could be a real winner in terms of cutting cost to serve as the sector becomes increasingly competitive.
It's time to make the order-to-cash process more efficient, argues Ian Walters, engagement manager - retail/CPG at supply chain standards organisation GS1 UK.
Wickes owner Travis Perkins, rail information website Trainline and online fashion house Missguided are among the businesses set to utilise Amazon Web Services' UK data centres, announced today.
Danmei Sun, assistant professor of textile materials and engineering at Heriot-Watt University, looks into what is preventing the fashion industry from capitalising on the 3D printing revolution.
Asos is planning to create 1,500 new jobs at its London headquarters over the next three years.
New Look founder, Tom Singh, is investing in a new company which claims to save retailers 15% by streamlining the supply chain.
Lucy Larkin, managing director at Accenture’s UK retail practice, takes a look at how retailers can use data and technology to maximise profits in a promotion-driven market.
A new survey shows some of the desperate measures shoppers take to get hold of online deliveries – including leaving windows and doors open.
High street retailer WHSmith has extended its partnership with Menzies Distribution to operate deliveries to its 1,200-plus stores in the UK.
In his fourth article on future technology trends in the retail supply chain, Tim Waters, a managing director at Alvarez & Marsal, predicts how the warehouse of the future might operate.
As Aldi's UK growth story continues it is looking to implement standardised software and new workforce management practices. Essential Retail caught up with the grocer's national IT analyst, Chris Day, to hear more.
Essential Retail has picked out the key stats from Martec International's annual IT in Retail report. The research says average spend on systems among UK's retailers equates to 1% of sales.