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How Brands Can Keep Up with Earlier Holiday and Retail Seasons

How Brands Can Keep Up with Earlier Holiday and Retail Seasons

No matter what time of year it is, when you enter your local grocery, pharmacy or big box store they will be selling merchandise for the next big holiday or retail season.

BRNO

Shaping the next generation of the manufacturing industry

Earlier this month, our team in Brno, Czech Republic hosted an industry panel and discussion featuring representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, McKinsey & Company and a variety of leading manufacturing companies in the region. Given the vast shortage of skilled technicians, the event facilitated discussions on how to address the lack of workforce today, as well as how to calibrate the education system for a workforce that matches tomorrow’s demand.

Are You Ready for Peak Holiday Season

Are You Ready for Peak Holiday Season?

It may be hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner.  And for those of us in the supply chain industry that means just one thing: peak season.

For Brands Looking to Enter the Chinese Market, Singles’ Day Offers a Pathway

For Brands Looking to Enter the Chinese Market, Singles’ Day Offers a Pathway

Though hard to believe, the holidays are nearly here, meaning we’re closing in on two of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

In Case You Missed It: Best Industry Articles and Insights this Month

In Case You Missed It: Best Industry Articles and Insights this Month

The supply chain, logistics, manufacturing and e-commerce industries continue to develop faster than we ever imagined.

Navigating Retail Complexities & Avoidable Costs as e-Commerce Companies Go Brick & Mortar

Navigating Retail Complexities & Avoidable Costs as e-Commerce Companies Go Brick & Mortar

While the wild west of retail has long been reformed, the result has been the creation of a laundry list of rules and regulations that manufacturers and distributors must abide by to avoid major fines.

Demand Forecast

Untangling the Complexities of Demand Forecasting

Whether facing a major product launch or compiling standard monthly forecasts, the accuracy of demand forecasts is crucial.

Hurricane Irma

A Lesson in Teamwork: Bringing our Miami Facility Back Online in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was perhaps one of the most devastating hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. and its neighboring islands, with an estimated death toll of 70, historic destruction across Florida and massive havoc throughout the Atlantic region.

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As Retail Needs Change – So Must the Supply Chains that Support Them

Few can have missed the changes happening in the retail sector. Brick and mortar retail brands are reinventing themselves and their business models to survive in an e-enabled retail world. It should not be a surprise that as retailers innovate with new store concepts, footprint and promotional models, the supply chains that support them must be increasingly agile to meet the changing needs and formats of brick and mortar and e-commerce retailers.

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