As an industry, retail is centuries old, but has successfully adapted to changes. These have included product sourcing, served to self-service; high street to out-of-town to destination shopping centres and local brands to global brands. Most of these changes have taken decades, giving company boards and investors plenty of time to plan, adjust and adapt to the emerging reality.Retail was, in...
Driving your e-commerce
E-Commerce for manufacturers: Expand your brand onlineFor many years, manufacturers were able to rely on their network of brick-and-mortar retailers. The supply chain was clearly defined: the manufacturer produces the merchandise; the retailer distributes it to the consumer. This division has changed with the rise of the Internet and the resulting new sales channel. Many manufacturers now have...
With innovation continuing to be a focus for retailers, a new Retail Innovation Report identified 5 top priorities that retailers are looking at for the near future.Retail success is now being driven by a set of new measures, according to original research in a new report from Arvato, a global provider for full-service eCommerce and supply chain solutions, and Practicology, a leading...