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For more than a decade, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, have teamed up to look at the elements involved in global sourcing excellence for apparel.

During the first peak holiday season after implementing its new system, American Eagle's distribution center processed as many orders in six days as in the entire prior three months.

Implementing omnichannel operations within the supply chain is no longer a “nice to have” but a “must have.”

For merchandisers, the WMS has improved productivity manyfold, because there is no longer a wait time to find out what products have arrived to the warehouse, and where they are.

With unified enterprise systems for greater inventory visibility, algorithms designed to gain deeper product and customer insights, 3D for faster and more efficient design and development, and much much more, this year’s Innovators are addressing and fulfilling consumer demand.

This is the one thing everyone is missing about Amazon.

Following merger, retail leader in lifestyle, footwear and apparel deploys Aptos technology to support growth, differentiated customer experiences

Apparel's survey of apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers reveals expectations for technology focus in the coming year, including an emphasis on BI and analytics for gleaning an even deeper understanding of the consumer.

The shift to the modern warehouse isn't cheap, and cost pressures often lead companies to limit mobility or to leave mobile technology in place beyond its sell-by date. This will limit your ability to grow your business.

Whether a purchase is made online or in the store, warehouses of the future must enhance the consumer’s shopping experience.

Drone delivery. Autonomous vehicles. AI bots. The retail logistics market is on the cusp of huge disruption.

In a supply chain, a bottleneck governs its throughput, efficiency, productivity and profitability.

As demand for lightning-fast fulfillment grows, many brands and retailers are turning to marketplaces — and the services they offer — to satisfy consumers.

From mobile POS and item-level RFID to a sprawling new DC and a full acre (!) of shoe-selling space in its remodeled Herald Square flagship, Macy's is putting the customer first.

Although the idea of a flash sale is solid in concept, there are several questions e-retailers need to ask to ensure a well executed sale and avoid a retail disaster.

For fast-fashion retailer Groupe Dynamite, streamlining supply chain operations has been essential to aggressive global expansion, while Red Wing Shoes is tapping into demand planning and forecasting insights to meet Millennial demand.

The British fashion retailer tapped Byways Group for RFID-enabled apparel and accessories labels.

A new breed of fast-growing SMBs is emerging in the petri dish of ecommerce and outsourced supply chain services.

Stage Stores, Inc. will close its distribution center located in South Hill, Va., by the end of fiscal 2017 as part of a plan to increase the efficiency of its distribution network. The company operates three other distribution centers in Texas, Ohio and Nebraska.

Its longtime supply chain and e-commerce partner, Arvato SCM, is now also managing trade logistics, including RFID, for the international footwear brand.

The e-commerce giant says the distribution center will support more than 1,000 news jobs.

Get the scoop on how to set up a distribution center to compete in an omnichannel world.

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