Individuals working in warehouse management or retail – where everything from new technology to updated supply chain processes are commonplace – know that daily reading is, or should be, a critical source of information. If you are not keeping up to date with industry trends, this is the best way to do so.
Read on for a range of retail themed blogs that is recommended for any warehouse management professional working in this industry.
Perhaps the largest blog to cover retail, National Retail Federation (NRF) aims to advance the interests of the retail industry through advocacy, communications, and education. NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing all types of retail from internet retailers to main street merchants in more than 45 countries.
The NRF BIG Blog covers trending topics ranging from retail analytics, inventory loss prevention, to the latest mobile retail supply chain strategies. Interviews with industry leaders are also quite common. The site also provides helpful tips for keeping customers happy: ‘only show items to customers that are in the warehouse and ready to ship.’
RetailBlog covers a wide range of topics in a manner that keeps you interested. Among them are entertainment, technology, business and motivational posts talking about information relevant to almost anyone within the industry.
Frequently updated with short and snappy posts, a rapid look at the content published to RetailBlog will give you up to date developments that could soon have a great effect on your world. They cover everything from levels of retail hiring over the holiday season, to growth in the Smartphone industry.
This is a portal where consumers can share and talk about different matters. They share this information through the medium of blogs to let people know about their experience with different material. A world of information is offered, curated by a group of experts.
The team at RetailBlog is aided by different authors among the public - the experts choosing only the best to provide solid information for visitors. You can find different niches and field related topics covered under this portal with an abundance of information to benefit you.
Kurt shares more than 18 years experience with Microsoft Dynamics in his Dynamics AX Blog. Over this time he has developed solutions for PDA/RF, barcoding, masterdata synchronisation, kitting and solutions for the warehouse management and distribution industry.
Kurt blogs on warehouse management related topics, focusing on Microsoft Dynamics warehouse technology. There is no better resource for warehouse professionals, especially those working within the retail industry.
The blog focuses on Kurt’s deepest interests and expertise, and a detailed view of warehouse management topics.
"I welcome opportunities to dive into retail and intercompany supply chain automation, logistics, and production—everything that is moving around in a truly connected enterprise." - Kurt Hatlevik.
The Retail Technology blog has one focus: technology. That is, the areas technology will impact - everything from the warehouse to the storefront. It covers social media to mobile retail supply chain management, and looks at what new technologies will help shape the retail landscape.
The Retail Champion UK-based retail expert Clare Rayner helps retail businesses build robust and repeatable processes, leading unprecedented success.
She is also launching a series on the 10 Steps to Retail Success. This will include everything from topics that will entice the front of your house, to identifying the ideal customer, to engaging those in the back.
Doug Stephens, one of the world's foremost retail industry futurists, can and will help you envision the future of retail. His posts touch upon the latest retail and technological trends that will keep you on top of your business, helping you shape it into a success over the coming years. Stephens is also the author of The Retail Revival.
On the RetailWire blog, you get to peer into the head of Kevin Graff, president of Graff Retail. Kevin Graff is a retail and training professional with over 20 years experience. Graff Retail is now one of Canada's leading retail training and consulting firms.
Graff's posts on the latest happenings and trends in retail will be useful to any small retailer looking to understand the bigger picture when it comes to the ever-growing world of retail.