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Fashion Retailers Could Be Left Paying the Price If They Donít Take Advantage of AI

Vikram Balasubramanian
Blue Yonder

Setting the right price has always been a complex question for fashion retailers. On the one hand, a high price will risk losing customers – according to McKinsey, customers will not return to a retailer if prices are more than 30% higher than competitors. Whereas a low price leaves the retailer with little-to-no profit. 

Promotions have been a common tactic over the past few years to drive more sales; however, fashion retailers need to find the right time to do this. If discounts are applied too early, potential profits will be eroded. If they come too late, they could find it difficult to reignite customer interest in the item at all. Customers can also quickly become co

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6 ways to know which solutions really predict performance

The testing and assessment industry has aggressively expanded over the last two decades. There are numerous solutions from HR consultants, I/O psychologists, and technology vendors. But, one size does not fit all when it comes to testing and assessment solutions. The difference between various available solutions is  >>


Events
 
22
Jun
2020
Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit

The Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit is an invitation-only, premium Summit bringing leading medical device manufacturing and R&D executives with innovative suppliers and solution providers together. The Summit’s content is aligned with key medical device challenges and interests, relevant  ...

Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Master Data- Supply Chain Subject Matter Expert (SME)
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Direct Materials
     
     Mansfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Associate
     
     Dallas  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Director Manufacturing Technical Support
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche

Director Supply Chain Engineering (Supply Chain Design)
     
     Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Category Manager
     
     Stamford  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Associate
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Maintenance Technician
     
     Indiana - Indianapolis  -  PERM  -  Roche

Manufacturing Assembly Lead, Second Shift
     
     Carlsbad, California  -  PERM  -  Philips

Warehouse Associate
     
     Minneapolis  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Production Planner
     
     Danbury  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Director
     
     Durham Area, NC  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Supplier Quality Manager
     
     Nashville, TN or Milwaukee, WI  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Warehouse Associate
     
     San Francisco  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Sr. Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 6 May 2020
Sharpest contraction in output in series history due to COVID-19 impact
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ô  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


7 AI Predictions for 2020

Dr. Michael Feindt  – founder of Blue Yonder and JDA’s chief scientific advisor – has been researching, understanding, and identifying ground-breaking use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) ...


Education
 
 2 
Jun
2020
Supply Chain Logistics: Inventory Management, Warehousing and Transportation
     Atlanta, GA
17
Jun
2020
Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism
     Atlanta, GA
23
Jun
2020
Contracting: What all the T's C's Mean
     Denver, CO
 9 
Jul
2020
Threat to a Global Supply Chain
     Orlando, FL
22
Jul
2020
Contracting: Beyond the Basics
     Las Vegas, NV

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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

Rethinking Supply in Food and Beverage

Global pressures on the food and beverage industry will only increase in coming years. More strategic supplier relationships will ensure you are ready for the changes.Amid rapidly transforming supply-and-demand pressures...


International Agenda