23.08.13 - a brief round-up of some of the individuals who have made a difference in retail this week from John Lewis, Cisco Systems, SuperGroup, BT and Urban Outfitters
As a new IT and logistics apprenticeship is announced this week, a digital retail expert says chief information officers can become future retail leaders if they adopt the right mindset.
Asda has announced it will be the first UK grocer to offer a same-day click & collect service, but is it an important differentiator in the competitive grocery sector?
What was once the under-the-radar element of the retail supply chain must now be dynamic and visible. IMRG's Andrew Starkey tells Ben Sillitoe just how technology is driving the business of logistics and helping meet shoppers' demands.
Same-day delivery is now being offered at PC World and Currys, along with a number of forward-thinking retailers in the UK.
Mark Hewitt is leaving logistics business iForce after helping the firm adapt to the multichannel retail world.
Technology is playing an essential role as Waitrose opens its new £35 million regional distribution centre in the north-west of England.
The first year under the ownership of Theo Paphitis has resulted in strong sales growth for Robert Dyas. An improved warehousing and logistics system has been a contributing factor.
Mike McMaster, head of client services at tech solutions provider Rapide, comments on some of the technical constraints holding back the UK’s forward-thinking retailers.
John Bailey, vice president EMEA at JDA, addresses the issues surrounding the modern retail supply chain.
Zonal Retail Data Systems has started using a seven-day delivery service offered by solutions specialists ByBox.
Craig Beddis, CMO, Automic, discusses the challenges facing traditional retailers and how automation of key business processes can help retailers overcome the challenges with day-to-day performance of their organisations in an increasingly digital era.