Articles by tag: fulfillment

How the Grocery Industry is Adapting to the Shifting Customer Landscape

If you’ve ordered your groceries online or picked them up without setting foot inside the store sometime in the past year or two, you are part of a growing trend in shopping that isn’t slowing down anytime soon. With a shift in using automation, changing fulfillment operations, and even commerce platforms and mobile solutions, […]

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Vertical with Vidir: Technology and Automation Lead Changes in Retail Industry Post-COVID

With the COVID-19 Pandemic, many companies moved online. Vidir and the broader world are seeing a lot of changes in the retail industry. The demand for automation and new technology is forcing retail outlets to change how they do business. Mario Fontes, Director of Sales and Marketing for Vidir Solutions, “a leading manufacturer and […]

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The Blending of Brick-and-Mortar and Online and the Rise of ‘Dark Stores’

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail. Steve Hornyak oversees Fabric’s global sales, marketing, business development and customer success business functions. He […]

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Building Management
UPS & FedEx Limit Shipments During Holiday Season

With a shopping season like no other, eCommerce is booming, which means a tremendous strain on logistics and delivery. In an attempt to manage demand, UPS and FEDEX worked out plans with their biggest customers that set limits on daily pickups, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Should a shipper exceed this, the carriers must […]

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Addressing Retail’s Experience Challenges with Data

As a Senior Manager on the Strategy and Insights for Retail and Consumer Goods team at Salesforce, Caila Schwartz’s goal is simple – help retailers gain a competitive edge via actionable data and insights. Schwartz joined Retail Refined for a conversation with host Melissa Gonzalez on how that goal takes shape in practice, diving […]

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Efficiency Amplified: Automatic Prior Authorizations for Seamless Care
February 23, 2024

Navigating the labyrinth of healthcare bureaucracy, particularly the prior authorization process, presents a significant challenge for both providers and patients. This process, which is designed to control healthcare costs, often ends up delaying critical care. Could the efficiency of healthcare delivery improve if hospitals with a consistent record of approved claims were granted automatic […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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