3 Key Retail Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

| Jett McCandless

Retail supply chains are being upended by dynamic changes in the marketplace and among consumers. Here are 3 key trends to watch for in supply chains for 2017 that will continue to heavily impact freight transportation and logistics in retail and ecommerce.

Achieving Intelligent Omnichannel Order Allocation

| Allison Manetakis

Intelligent omnichannel order allocation allows you to make smarter order fulfillment decisions. With real-time inventory visibility across warehouses, stores and 3PLs, you can dynamically set up and apply business rules to automate processes, reduce costs, speed delivery or combine a number of factors to profitably meet customer expectations.

How Do Your Merchant Operations Metrics Measure Up?

| Curt Barry

How do your merchant operations stack up across the distribution center, inventory management and the contact center? This exclusive benchmarking project and report from Multichannel Merchant and F. Curtis Barry & Co. will help you gauge your success across all 3 areas. If you’re a senior operations executive, be part of the benchmarking discussion and hear about the results at Operations Summit 2017, March 27-29 in Pittsburgh.

Meeting Consumer Expectations with Intelligent Sourcing

| Peter Zaballos

Intelligent sourcing is one way retailers can meet the increasing expectations of today’s always-on consumer, while keeping pace and staying competitive. Find out how trading partnerships and sales performance can be continuously re-evaluated and improved to achieve the greatest efficiency and the best price points for retailers, suppliers and customers.

eBay Expands Inventory Exposure with New Partnership

| MCM Staff

SellerActive, cloud-based inventory management and repricing solution for online sellers, has announced a partnership with eBay to provide online sellers an opportunity to expand inventory exposure. See what this means for eBay sellers.

Inventory Visibility: The Real Omnichannel Challenge

| Mike O'Brien

Omnichannel has become a standard practice in retail, but how well are companies achieving inventory visibility across channels that is so critical to its success?
In this infographic from Stitch Labs, see where the gaps are between omnichannel vision and reality, and what steps can be taken to see improvements.