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Embracing Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Strategy: The Power of Building Stronger Customer Connections

Introduction In today's rapidly evolving retail landscape, traditional brands are facing a critical choice: adapt or risk falling behind. Many retail brands are transitioning to direct-to-consumer (DTC) strategies, recognizing the immense benefits of establishing a direct relationship with customers. Why are brands making this shift and what are the advantages of embracing a DTC approach? […]

What is Driving Adoption of RFID?

In addition to the many apparel case studies that have been conducted, there is evidence of a huge shift in store fulfillment of ecommerce orders for other products via omnichannel. A few notable examples are: This shift from distribution center to store fulfillment, and the necessity for accurate inventory records, has driven many retailers to […]

DATASCAN’S PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCUPARTS

EASY. ACCURATE. EFFIECIENT. FLEXIBLEAuto Parts Inventory Solutions DATASCAN’S PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCUPARTS Datascan is proud to partner with AccuParts to deliver parts inventory solutions to the auto industry. AccuParts brings unmatched experience and expertise in auto parts inventory management, with a comprehensive understanding of dealership operations, including DMS systems. Their knowledgeable and trained associates work with […]

How can RFID be used to deliver a better customer experience?

It’s no secret that a customer who has a poor experience in a store will likely not return and often shares their experience with others, on social media or on review websites. That’s bad for a retailer’s business. But it gets worse: A 2019 study found that a potential customer who discovers a negative review […]

RFID Journal Live – UPS presents “A Package with a Brain"

On their Q1 earnings call, United Parcel Service (UPS) said it plans to deploy its “smart package” initiative across the rest of its US delivery network this year, after its initial success at select facilities in 2022, according to CEO Carol Tomé. Use Cases Use cases for the “smart package” initiative include: Current Situation About […]

Overcoming Inventory Challenges in Drop shipping and Third-Party Fulfillment

Inventory management is a critical aspect of retail operations, and it becomes even more complex when retailers rely on drop shipping and third-party fulfillment. While these models offer various benefits, such as expanded product offerings and reduced inventory holding costs, they come with their own set of challenges. In this blog post, we explore the […]

The importance of  inventory accuracy and its alignment to reduced costs and higher sales volumes is greater now than ever before.

Retailers have long faced challenges with inventory accuracy. While developments  in technology have improved retailers’ ability to count reliably, the importance of  inventory accuracy and its alignment to reduced costs and higher sales volumes is greater now than ever before. Prior to the pandemic, the retail industry was already seeing the emergence of the need […]

Foot traffic is a key component when it comes to successfully running a brick-and-mortar store. How can stores better engage their customers and create an all-around satisfying shopping experience?

Foot traffic is a key component when it comes to successfully running a brick-and-mortar store. More traffic means more sales opportunities, so many businesses want to know how to improve the number of people that flow in and out on a daily basis. Now that the peak of the pandemic and stay-at-home orders have receded, […]

How has Sustainability Become Important to Retailers Worldwide?

Sustainability has become an increasingly important consideration for businesses in recent years, and the retail industry is no exception. As consumers become more environmentally conscious, they are demanding that retailers take steps to reduce their environmental impact. In response to this demand, many retailers are making significant efforts to adopt sustainable business practices. One of […]

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