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The back-end technology involves technology for Supply Chain Management, including stocking, logistics, warehousing and sourcing; Enterprise Resource Planning, market research and many others. The articles will discuss the trends of these technologies, research and development, and the emergence of the new versions.

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Sourcing is an element of utmost importance for a brand to run the show successfully. It is the vendors who derive the success of a brand at the grassroot level. For a Subway, if fresh vegetables are not delivered daily at their store every day, they will not be able to serve a fresh meal to their customers. In such a situation, the

BY Neha Malhotra  |  Jun 26, 2012  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

We are witnessing game-changing practices that are setting the stage for HR and technology to join arms and function together. The kind of issues being tackled range from acquiring and retaining talent, managing diverse compensation practices, integrating a heterogeneous and diverse workforce, mergers and acquisitions needing HR and

BY Aadeetya Sriram  |  May 05, 2012  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The market for virtualisation in India is still very nascent. But the technology is emerging as one of the major trends impacting the overall IT infrastructure of every enterprise. It is only a matter of time before this technology becomes mainstream in the country. What is server virtualisation? Server virtualization is the

BY Samrita Baruah  |  Jul 12, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The concept of Cloud Computing has come to dominate the IT landscape of the 21st century. The popularity of the cloud and the benefits derived from it has certainly raised expectations not only from cloud hosting vendors, but also from cloud adopters. Interestingly, the retail sector, a booming sector in India, is seen adopting cloud

BY Samrita Baruah  |  Jun 28, 2011  |  comments ( 2 )  | 

In this competitive and ever evolving world of retail trends that change most frequently than any other industry, keeping an eye on all the operations in retail business is crucial for flawless profitable corporate performance. Understanding customer requirements and offering them what they want and still maintaining profitability

BY Seema Seth  |  May 24, 2011  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

The fast growing, but relatively small and niche, gourmet retail market in India faces multiple challenges that impact retailers' overall operation across the country. Absence of an effective supply chain network and heavy costs of hiring specialist logistics and supply chain management (SCM) companies or a third-party logistics

BY Rajni Pandey  |  May 03, 2011  |  comments ( 3 )  | 

As summer is approaching, ice cream products is already the flavour of the season. Ice cream lovers are already exploring the delicious flavours this season in ice cream parlours, push carts, malls and other retailers. The Ice cream market in India can be divided into: the branded market and the grey market. Grey market consists

BY Avinder Batra  |  May 03, 2011  |  comments ( 13 )  | 

A warehouse generally gives a picture of neglect unless we dig deep to know what is happening behind the mess and clutter of stocks. Warehousing is one area that needs excellent focus to improve performance and operations. To get maximum output through minimum efforts, a number of best practices can be adopted which will improve

BY Seema Seth  |  May 02, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

If we refer to financial meaning of the term ‘inventory shrinkage’, we can describe it as the loss of products between point of manufacture or purchase from the supplier & the point of sale. It can be understood that controlling shrinkage and inventory can be the difference between opening another store and closing the

BY Vrinda Oberai  |  Jan 17, 2011  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Inventory management grips the inventory habits so as to forecast future inventory needs and skip ordering more or running out. Managing Inventory is one of the most challenging jobs. With improper management, we have very little competence to analyze our inventory usage pattern. So forecasting future inventory needs becomes a

BY Seema Seth  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Most retailers are feeling the pressure to turn their retail green and minimise their carbon footprints. They begin by reducing the energy consumption at their stores or sometimes resize their product packaging. Some take a step further and either convert their stores into a green one or come up with a new green store. Those retailers

BY Retailer  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

In the ever-growing retail market, technological tools/ solutions are in high demand. Retailers are keen to utilise these tools to organise, visualise, analyse and leverage their business implying greater work efficiency, and improved productivity and communication, in their work area. No matter which retail category you are into,

BY Vrinda Oberai  |  comments ( 3 )  | 

CRM technology is required in an organisation to work towards attracting new customers, nurturing and preserving old consumers, alluring previous patrons back, and reducing the cost of marketing and client service. With the implementation of CRM technology people, processes, and technology work in synergy to boost productivity, and

BY Retailer  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Visual memory is easier to summon up and colours are often the reason why a person attaches an association with a store, a product or a brand. Just as a logo creates a recall, attractive colours also perform a similar function. Colours capture attentionAn aesthetic use of displays to attract potential customers into a store is what

BY Shambhavi Anand  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

When it’s time to truly set a brand apart from the crowd, the company should usually let its imagination run wild. Many retail stores have huge show windows and large covered areas, however managing that area and making it appealing for the passerby is not a child’s play. An innovative visual merchandiser changes the look of a

BY Amrita Premrajan  |  comments ( 3 )  |