Industry Insights
Vendors Are Hedging Their Bets With Sears Holding

As Sears Holdings Corp. struggles to keep afloat, its vendors are hedging their bets with scaled back deliveries and higher payment terms that signal the retailer’s uncertain future, according to Reuters. These actions are a response to increased doubts about the embattled retailer's financial stability.

Payless Preparing To Enter Bankruptcy

Discount shoe retailer Payless Inc. is reportedly preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an effort to reorganize and save its struggling operations, Bloomberg reported. Initially, the plan calls for the closure of some 400 to 500 stores, anonymous sources told Bloomberg, though the deliberations are not public. Earlier plans indicated the closure of as many as 1,000 locations, and that number could still be in flux, sources reported.

How Skechers Eases Compliance Audits

New compliance audit software helps Skechers create, track, and manage compliance issues quickly and effectively.

Retailers' Omni-Channel Blind Spot: Digital, The Death Of The Single-Channel Shopper

In RSR's latest Omni-Channel Benchmark Report, you'll learn whether the new view of the retail shopper translates into retailers finally taking definitive action, or makes significant progress in achieving an omni-channel strategy.

Engaging Associates And Improving Profits Through Asset Protection Mobile Orientation

While evaluating company culture, I realized that to significantly impact loss and improve profits, we needed to do a better job of engaging associates from day one. After all, it’s not Human Resources’ job to convey the mission of asset protection to the entire organization. I also realized that I needed to move our focus from reacting to scenarios that caused loss to preventing them altogether.

From Innovative Retail Technologies Magazine
What Powers The TSC Supply Chain
By Matt Pillar, senior executive editor

$6.78 billion Tractor Supply Co. demands uptime from the mobile devices driving innovation in its warehouses and DCs.

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