Everyday, the world of retail is becoming an increasingly complex and intricate place to do business as a DSD supplier. The lines separating online and brick and mortar continue to blur, profitability is in danger with retail giants driving historica[...]
Winning Retailers Recognize Solving DSD is a Crucial Part of Preparing for the Omnichannel World. By now, we all know it is real, and it is happening: Consumers are migrating to the web for their grocery shopping. With FMI and Nielsen announcing just[...]
Effective control of your supply chain can improve how you do business. In competitive markets, the sustainability and efficiency of an organization’s supply chain can not only decide its earnings margins, it can also have an important impact on bran[...]
Grand Rapids, MI --- Long-time iControl client SpartanNash, a 175-store supermarket chain based in Michigan and operating stores throughout the Midwest, has signed a long-term contract extension to remain an iControl client. SpartanNash has been an i[...]
Retail analytics is the process of providing valuable data on inventory levels, supply chain movement, consumer demand, sales, and much more that can be used for a variety of applications like maintaining procurement levels and making crucial marketi[...]
Retailers are always looking for better ways to buy from suppliers while reducing billing and payment overheads. While this might be easy for a small retailer, effective vendor management and supply chain collaboration becomes difficult when you’re d[...]
On January 29, at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Midwinter Conference in Miami, FL, FMI and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) released a critically important new “Digitally Engaged Food Shopper” study.
For retail businesses today, competition is higher, profit margins are narrower, and customers are more informed than ever before. Consequently, retailers around the world are feeling the need to reduce operational and financial risk wherever possi[...]