Each month we ask a leading academic or key industry thought leader to contribute their thoughts on a ‘hot’ topic relevant to the industry. This is your opportunity to engage with leading professionals, ask questions or indeed propose an area that you would like covered.
(By Antonio Malvestio, president Freight Leaders Council) Lead-times have become quite a contentious issue in logistics recently. Specifically, we are...Read More
With "Exciting Consumer Realities", the term ECR was given a new light at the ECR Austria Information Day 2017. Interesting...Read More
There are few retail sectors, if any, not impacted by the growth of online shopping and this growth is showing...Read More
Collaboration – what does it take for it to be sustained and how can retail organisations get started?
With one-third of food made for human consumption being wasted, everything points to the need for all the actors to...Read More
Self-Scan Systems – The second significant research project from ECR Community Shrink and OSA Group.
What is the measurable impact of these systems on levels of retail loss, what are the main drivers of self-scan...Read More
Inventory Accuracy – does more accurate inventory grow sales, if so by how much and what investment is required to improve it?
With billions invested in replenishment and forecasting systems, which are reliant on inventory records, it would seem almost a rude...Read More
We all need a trusted advisor at some points in our careers, and many of us will have a formal...Read More
Awareness of climate change is growing and key variables behind it cannot be ignored any more – especially after COP21,...Read More
The European Court of Auditors have published a special report on Combating Food Waste. Last week at the Forum on...Read More
According to Nielsen, at the recent Outlook for Consumer Goods in 2017, organized by AECOC 2016 will end with a growth...Read More
Since it was established in 1999, the Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group has become one of the key drivers of...Read More