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.
Inventory distortion is the combined cost of out-of-stocks, lost sales, and overstocks that retailers must discount significantly to sell. It results from the inability of retailers to respond swiftly and in a flexible way to consumer demands. This i[...]
Today’s market place is fast paced. Consumers seek instant services and products for needs that arise, changes that occur in their lives, or shifts in their careers. In this accelerated commercial landscape, the ability of retailers to respond to cus[...]