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Will digitization of retail supply chain eventually lead to Balkanization of online retail?

Digitization of retail supply chain is creating strange consequences. Here is one example: Analysts are openly questioning the survivability of JC Penney. Lurid headlines such as this one abound in press. Will Ashworth opines in the linked article: When Johnson took over from Mike Ullman last February, the company had weaknesses, but it wasn’t yet on […]

An Industry shifts – Retail Supply Chain strikes again

Retail Supply Chain Driver Digital Marketing

Retail Supply Chain is Going Through a Massive Shift As the US economy staggers and consumers remain austerity-oriented, dollar stores or discount stores are presenting a more viable model in retail supply chain. So much so that big names such as Walmart has decided to adopt the “bargain” strategy by opening smaller stores. Shopping centres […]