Supply Chain

Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

Target testing robots

Target is testing robots to assist with inventory and supply chain issues inside a store in San Francisco.

Hudson's Bay to use robots

Hudson's Bay Co. is building a new fulfillment center that will feature robotic technology to support all retail channels.

Amazon adding college pickup

Amazon is opening new pickup locations on college campuses, giving students more opportunities to order goods from the retailer.

Hy-Vee opens training and fulfillment center

Hy-Vee is about to transform a shuttered retail store into a training facility and fulfillment center to support the grocer's growing online operations.

Amazon's secret hub network

Amazon has quietly built a network of 58 Prime Now hubs to fulfill one- and two-hour deliveries. But the 50,000- to 60,000-sq.-ft. warehouses serve the same purpose as a store doubling as a fulfillment center, as the retailer tries to reduce shipping costs.

Whole Foods expands with Instacart

Whole Foods Market will expand delivery services with Instacart and will launch in several new markets this year. The two companies are also looking to create new e-commerce and delivery solutions as part of their recent partnership agreement.

Amazon takes flight with Boeing cargo fleet

Amazon has entered into a deal to lease 20 Boeing cargo planes as the retailer continues to find creative solutions to lower delivery costs.

Target is focused on inventory, supply chain issues

Target is focused on inventory, assortment and supply chain issues this year as it looks to realign merchandising to better support online initiatives.

GameStop rolls out ship from store

GameStop has rolled out a "ship from store" program, allowing shoppers to view inventory and effectively turning stores into distribution centers. warns of missed shipments

Some online orders are delayed as shippers are overwhelmed with holiday orders, and at least one e-commerce retailer is telling customers that packages won't arrive by Christmas.