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The evolving role of the store

Our panel discussed the evolving role of the store and how we can drive profit through refocusing stores around the omnichannel customer. To discuss this topic, I was joined by:

Industry news

24/02/2015

How to restore consumer confidence in food provenance

The horsemeat scandal reported last year served to expose fraudulent activity on the part of some involved in the food manufacturing process across Europe, which led to a huge dent in public confidence in the global supply chain

Opinion piece

01/12/2014

The Next Generation of Product Identification

The barcode used at retail point of sale and the identification number it represents have continued almost unchanged for the best part of 40 years.

Opinion piece

27/11/2014

Delhaize on board with GDSN

Delhaize, a Belgian food retailer that operates supermarkets around the world, has recently adopted GS1 standard Global Data Synchronisation Network (GDSN) as its method of exchanging product information.

Industry news

27/11/2014

Brakes leading industry through adoption of GDSN

The Food Information to Consumers (FIC) legislation takes effect from December – making efficient data management more important than ever before.

Industry news

28/10/2014

Reducing NHS never events through the use of supermarket technologies

Never events data has shown once again that errors occurring within the NHS are still too common.

Opinion piece

21/10/2014

RFID - where are we now?

Around a decade ago, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) was being talked up as the next big thing in supply chain operations.

Opinion piece

27/09/2014

Shop mannequins move into the digital age

New measures are being taken by retailers to ensure that their in-store displays are more interactive for customers.

Industry news

13/08/2014

UK healthcare best of the West, says report

An American study into 11 Western nations and the quality of the healthcare they provide has placed Britain top of the list, with the U.S. coming in last place.

Industry news

14/07/2014

Click and collect set for evolution

According to a leading expert in the retail industry, the new online collection method that means shoppers still have to pick up their purchases in-store will not last five years.

Industry news

19/05/2014

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