1. Drop-Shipping-120720VFSP.pdfDrop Shipping Done Right Three Key Priorities for Success Allowing vendors to ship merchandise directly to a retailer’s customer, called drop shipping, can be an attractive option for expanding...
  2. Tax-Incentives-120719VF.pdfDistribution Center Site Selection Incentives Over the past few years, e-commerce distribution (among other factors) has led to many new facilities being developed across the country. When it comes...
  3. Showrooming-120620VFSP.pdfPutting a Stop to the Showrooming Scare SALE SCAN & SAVE It’s easy to see why showrooming is keeping many brick-and-mortar retailers up at night. In fact, it looks like the beginning of a bad...
  4. WMS-Implemenation-120608VFSP.pdfWMS Implementation 2.0 Achieving the System’s Promised ROI, the Second Time Around Faced with ever-leaner budgets, many retailers are looking for high-impact, low-cost ways to improve...
  5. Lean-PDS-120523VFSP.pdfDeveloping Leaner Product Development and Sourcing Operations In today’s hyper-competitive retail landscape, retailers are increasingly pressed to quickly deliver new and innovative products...
  6. Canada-Expansion-120501VFSP.pdfLooking North Logistics Strategies for Canadian Expansion For many years, the Canadian retail market has remained an elusive catch for American companies, but now the tides are...
  7. Shipping-Strategy-120424VFSP.pdfFrom Profit Center to Competitive Mandate Shifting Your Shipping Strategy Although the rush of consumers shopping online shows no signs of slowing, with an increase of 15% during the 2011 holiday...
  8. Demand-Responsive-120402VFSP.pdfThe Omnipresent Retailer Creating a Demand-Responsive Value Chain Many retailers are striving to better respond to changes in consumer demand, and it’s easy to see why: They’re pressed to...
  9. PLM-2.0-120411VFSP.pdfPLM 2.0: Achieving PLM’s Promised Value To thrive in an environment of continued economic volatility and uncertain consumer spending, leading retailers are upping the flexibility of their product...
  10. Outlook-2012-111206SPVF.pdfRETAIL EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS Weathering Climate Change Retailing in the Age of Uncertainty The retailing landscape looks much as it did in the throes of the Great Recession. Although unemployment...