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    The Back-To-School Shopping Season: The Future of Retail

    The school bells are ringing and the beginning of a brand new school year is starting. By now, everyone has completed all, if not most, of their back to school shopping. Over the past couple weeks we have all see the advertisements for the newest clothes, backpacks, laptops, and school supplies. We have chosen to […]

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    Get Ready For Back-To-School Shopping: The Supply Chain

    As mentioned last week in our blog post about online versus in-store back-to-school shopping, we are taking a behind the scenes look on how consumers get  the items they want – the back-to-school supply chain. Consumers have taken over! This means that it is important for businesses to get themselves, and their supply chain in check, especially during the […]

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    Get Ready For Back-To-School Shopping

    Welcome to our newest blog series! Over the next couple weeks, our blog posts will talk about one of the largest shopping seasons – back-to-school shopping. Back-to-school shopping is considered the second largest shopping season that happens throughout the year. It falls shortly behind Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It includes more than just pens, pencils, […]

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    E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Problems

    In 2018, consumers worldwide purchased $2.86 trillion online. As e-commerce grows, it continues to create opportunities across a wide range of businesses, such as retailers, manufacturers, and distributors. However, it also creates e-commerce order fulfillment problems that can limit growth and compromise customer relationships. E-commerce order fulfillment problems are one of the most common and fastest ways […]

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    New Technologies Changing the Supply Chain

    Over the past couple weeks, we have found that both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), are assets throughout the supply chain. With new developments, increased availability, and reduced costs, they are becoming the technologies to key an eye out for. Businesses have access to a lot more data, and they are using this […]

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    New Technology Changing the Supply Chain – Virtual Reality

    As mentioned last week in our blog post talking about augmented reality, we will be taking a closer look this week at virtual reality. We all know that we have five senses: taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing. Everything that we know about our reality comes by way of our senses. So, if you present […]

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    New Technology Changing The Supply Chain – Augmented Reality

    As mentioned last week, we will be diving into augmented reality (AR). Cell phones and tablets are the way AR gets into most people’s lives. An example is an app called Layar. It uses the smartphone’s GPS and camera to collect information about the user. Then, it displays information about nearby restaurants, stores and points […]

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    New Technology Changing The Supply Chain

    Welcome to our new blog series! In these next couple posts we will be talking about: augmented reality (AR) virtual reality (VR) You will learn the difference between them, what their uses are, and how they help with inventory management. Almost everyone now has heard of AR, and VR. The most common use for these […]