Case Study: Independent Retailer Turns to Technology to Compete with Big Boxes

Inventory-control software makes sophisticated serialized product tracking available to mom-and-pop shop

Mom-and-pops Rise Again

Beefing up POS/Inventory Management

Managing Serialized Inventory

Similarity to RFID

Integrated the Sales Order

Managing Inventory the Way You Sell It

Jim McMahon writes on retail systems and technology.

Additional Articles of Interest

The focus in the retail sector has shifted from managing the movement of goods to managing the information about goods. Read more in "Ramping Up the Retail Supply Chain," in the February/March 2005 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

For more information on demand planning and forecasting, see the analyst articles in the April/May 2004 and February/March 2005 issues of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.