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Issue 10-19-2015

Supercharging the supply chain

Rising consumer expectations (anytime, anywhere, right price and good quality), continued product innovation by suppliers to serve the category of one, and logistics partners playing tough (resource constraints, raising costs, asking for flexibility) are among the trends contributing to the complexity of managing supply chains. Rising consumer expectations (anytime, anywhere, right price and good quality),

Old chains try new approaches

Christmas is here — at retail. For the nation’s mass retailers, the clearly defined holiday selling season has begun. Not that the merchandise is yet on the shelves. Not that the holiday promotional programs have been launched. Christmas is here — at retail. For the nation’s mass retailers, the clearly defined holiday selling season has

Change is new normal for grocery retailers

It’s sometimes said by people involved in community pharmacy that health care will change more during the next decade than it has in the past 50 years. The same applies to food retailing. Evidence supporting that position isn’t hard to come by. It’s sometimes said by people involved in community pharmacy that health care will