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Strategies and insights on supply chainlogistics, workforce, and more.

Operations

Grocery Retailers Mobilize for Hurricane Florence

Stores face heavy stocking, shopping and sudden closures as the hurricane approaches.

Operations

Reinventing the Workforce

Near historic levels of unemployment, a new premium on the importance of service and a whole lot of other issues are driving retailers to reassess how they’re approaching their workforce.

The Uber-like service takes care of administrative duties and allows contractors to work on their own schedules.

The new experience puts current associates front and center.

Some plastic dissenters hope the move will allow for an overall ban, while others were disappointed.

The Lempert Report: The restaurant will offer up to $18 an hour.

Businesses that serve food are facing roadblocks that are rarely discussed.

3D printing could allow grocery stores to create custom-made food to meet shoppers’ personal preferences and dietary restrictions in minutes.

Retailers must rethink their traditional approach to inventory management to survive the era of elevated consumer expectations.

Artificial intelligence, including robotics, machine learning and natural language processing, is primed to make retailers better at what they do.

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