Supply Chain

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Kohl's expands same-day delivery to 9 markets

Kohl's is expanding its partnership with Deliv, a crowdsourced delivery company, to offer same-day delivery in nine markets.

US cargo volume to increase 3% this month

Cargo volume in major retail ports in the United States are expected to increase 3.3 percent this month over the same time last year. The increase is part of retailers' preparation for the holiday season, according to a monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

81% of shoppers have experienced out-of-stock

As many as 81 percent of shoppers report suffering from an unavailable product at a brick-and-mortar store in the past 12 months. This results in 55 percent of disappointed shoppers becoming lost sales, according to a GT Nexus study.

Whole Foods co-CEO on grocery's 'tectonic shift'

Grocery retailing has been going through seismic changes and Whole Foods has been at the center as the retailer struggles to compete with more mainstream grocers and a changing shopper.

Smart lift trucks become roving brain of the warehouse

Across chain retail enterprises, information technology is no longer limited to the store and home office, but is making deep inroads into the supply chain, notably with the humble lift truck.

Home Depot opens third fulfillment center to support e-commerce

The Home Depot opened its third direct fulfillment center to support e-commerce. The retailer now owns 3.6 million sq. ft. of warehouse space dedicated to handling online sales and fulfillment.

Target tests digital service ambassadors in LA25

Target launched a new innovation initiative dubbed LA25 in 25 Los Angeles-area locations. The stores will test roughly 50 of the retailer's newest programs, some seen in other stores and some entirely new to the market.

Walgreens offering up same-day delivery

Walgreens Boots Alliance has partnered with Postmates to offer customers same-day delivery. The on-demand service will be available at 600 Walgreens, or its Duane Reade banners in New York, for a flat fee of $4.99.

Holiday surprise: Target has supply chain problems, again

In the "everything old is new again category," Target has an out-of-stock problem. Again. Just in time for the holidays.

Target solves out-of-stocks with supply chain tech

Target's supply chain woes are coming to a boil. Out of stocks and sometimes entirely empty shelves have become all too common, and have now come to the attention of the national media.