WFM In Tough Economic Times
This white paper from Axsium discusses the current global economic crisis and the effects it has had on the workforce and businesses including mass layoffs, suspension of expansion plans, and store or plant closings. Businesses are being forced to cut as much as possible to remain afloat, but just cutting costs and capital spending is not necessarily a recipe for success in the post-recession world.
How SunOpta Increased Margins And Reduced Inventory Exposure
SunOpta Inc. is a leader in the natural and organic foods and natural health products markets.
Schwan’s Implements Data Quality Solution To Improve Customer Service And Depot Efficiency
This case study from Pitney Bowes takes a look at Schwan’s Home Service (Schwan’s), the home delivery business of The Schwan Food Company. Schwan’s is a distributor of line frozen foods, with distribution via delivery trucks directly to customers, in grocery store freezers, online, and through the food service industry.
Encapsulon® Assessment Transforms Grocer’s Audit Process
This case study from Wren Solutions discusses the challenges that grocers face including shrink reduction, employee theft, and shoplifting along with managing complex food safety requirements across multiple sections of their stores.
Conan Foods Inc.: Managing Mobility Tools With MaaS360
This case study from MaaS360 by Fiberlink takes a look at Conan Foods Inc., a specialty foods distribution company that is faced with the challenge of managing inventory, security, and control of new, company-owned laptops and smartphones.
Schnuck’s Adopts Tellermate's Cash Management System To Cut Operational Costs
Founded as a small corner grocery store, Schnuck Markets, Inc. now operates 100 state-of-the-art supermarkets in the Midwest United States. All locations offer a full line of groceries and most have pharmacies, DVD rental outlets, in-store banking and florist shops.
Increase Sales And Service Quality With Mobile Point Of Sale (MPOS) Technology
While the mobile computer alone can provide many different functions to streamline business processes, adding a mobile payment reader can enable anytime, anywhere payment processing with any type of card — including debit, credit, loyalty and gift cards as well as NFC.
Five Sources Of Produce Shrink Every Grocer Should Monitor
For grocers, a healthy portion of global retail shrink can be traced back to operational errors, such as those that occur when produce scale/PLU items are handled at POS. All too often, these items are not calculated accurately into the customer’s order, resulting in substantial shrink.
Raley’s Reduces Shrink by $18 million
Raley’s, a 134-store grocery chain located throughout California and Nevada, recently initiated a companywide effort to establish a comprehensive asset protection program that focuses on centralized and objective auditing as well as operational improvements.
Kiosks In Grocery Stores — Boost Sales And Improve Operational Efficiency
Kiosks that include product information allow shoppers to find items quickly, compare prices, and view important product details. Stores can maximize their recipe and deli department promotions by providing detailed recipes, ingredients, and locations of all items.