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Retail
Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues
(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden plans to meet Monday with the CEOs of Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp and other retailers as part of his efforts to tackle supply chain bottlenecks and inflation Read more
Retail
Full Warehouses: Why Retailers Now Have Too Much Supply
Key Insights: Miscalculated supply and increased returns have led to overstock. The rate of consumer returns has doubled since 2019. Miscalculated supply is leading retailers to make Read more
Software & Technology
How Established Businesses are Utilizing Blockchain for Process Improvements
Blockchain technology, once used popularly for cryptocurrencies, is a secure, decentralized ledger growing in use and design across a multitude of different industries and for various Read more
Food & Beverage
Demand for Food Delivery Apps Rising, Changes to Cold Chain Needed
  The long term impacts of COVID's acceleration of various industries are being felt, and the broader food delivery industry is one of them. As early as December of 2020, Read more
Hospitality
Are Airlines Next In Line for a Supply Shortage?
With supply chains around the world struggling under the weight of the past year, will airlines be next in line to feel the effects? MarketScale Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Read more
Industrial IoT
Clothing Retailers Fighting a Tremendous Supply and Demand Imbalance
Worldwide, unsold clothing stockpiles are skyrocketing. In fact, McKinsey estimates that the worldwide supply of unsold clothing is valued at anywhere from $168-$192 billion, a staggering figure Read more
Transportation
OSRAM Signs Supply and Commercial Agreement With LeddarTech for Automotive LiDAR and ADAS
QUEBEC CITY and MUNICH, Germany, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology and OSRAM, the global leader in automotive lighting and Read more
Healthcare
Varcode Forms Strategic Partnership with PL Developments to Build Cold Chain Monitoring into Pharma Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution
CHICAGO – January 12, 2020 – Varcode™, maker of digital, time- and temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with PL Developments (PLD) Read more
Energy
Improved Sustainability & More Resiliency for the Power Grid and the Global Food Supply
In order to improve the health of our planet, businesses must act to reduce their energy usage and carbon emissions. Luckily, the foodservice, cold storage, and energy industries have an Read more
Energy
Renewable Energy Managed Over Blockchain Would Boost Africa’s Rural Power Access
The way energy is produced and distributed is changing rapidly as the industry moves away from carbon-based energy production. Technological development in the production of alternative energy Read more
Healthcare
What Blockchain Means For Health Care in 2019
The health care industry has long been plagued by inefficiency and complex, independent systems to collect the troves of data thrown its way. Now, a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers Read more
What’s really fueling the blockchain craze? Dissatisfaction with the status quo
Blockchain's promise is so over the top that small tasks such as finally solving interoperability, securing all patient data, overhauling the supply chain, transforming electronic health records Read more
Industrial IoT
DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED THE INTERNET OF THINGS AND BLOCKCHAIN?
Experts expect global spending on information technology (IT) to reach an astounding $3.7 trillion in 2018. That’s 4.5 percent more than the spending in 2017, despite relative Read more
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Watch: LG Launches a Blockchain Platform
LG has announced that it has launched its own blockchain service called, Monachain. The service was launched through the company’s information technology service unit, LG CNS. Monachain will Read more
Transportation
Singapore Airlines Launching Blockchain-Based Frequent Flyer Wallet
Blockchain technology seems to be the season’s hottest buzzword. And yet, far too much of the focus has been on the digital currency trading markets, as unbelievable spikes in value have led to Read more
Software & Technology
Watch: Blockchain Will Track Congo’s Cobalt From Mining To Application
Blockchain - a decentralized online database in the form of a distributed ledger, can at least track some of the stages that of mining and processing cobalt. The aim is eventually to give Read more
Featured
The Future of Blockchain: True Transparency in a Shifting World
As the acceptance and commonality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain grows, entrepreneurs and corporations alike are searching for ways to integrate this Read more
Software & Technology
WATCH: How Blockchain Will Change The Way We Do Business
The driving force behind cryptocurrencies may be more valuable than the currencies themselves. Blockchain is defined as "shared, immutable ledger for recording a history of transactions." This Read more
Food & Beverage
Consumers Continue to Dine Out Amid Inflation. How Should Restaurants Respond?
June’s high inflation numbers on both the consumer and producer end have reshaped customer-business dynamics across basically every industry. Various compounding issues, from Read more
Energy
How Trillium Supports its Customers and Markets
Trillium Flow Technologies is a global leader, manufacturing highly engineered valves and pumps. In addition to these products, Trillium supports the related markets with services and spare Read more
Industrial IoT
Why Businesses are Making More Long-Term IoT Investments
The march toward Industry 4.0 continues, and it seems businesses are more comfortable with their role in this transformation than ever before. Increasingly utilizing IoT as part of Read more
Software & Technology
House Approves $52 Billion Bill to Help Chip Manufacturers
(Bloomberg) -- The US House of Representatives passed a bill that includes $52 billion in grants and incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing, sending it to President Joe Biden for Read more
Business Services
As Interest Rates Climb, Businesses Should Think Twice About Slowing Spending
Another day, another interest rate hike. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday afternoon that it'd be raising the federal funds rate by 0.75%. Previously at 1.58%, this now puts the Read more
Uncategorized
As Gas Prices Fall, E&Ps Encouraged to Keep Production Levels High
Heightened gas prices, grocery prices, and the rising costs of most essential goods have become a very real challenge for many Americans, with the CPI increasing 9.1% year-over-year Read more
Professional AV
Pro AV Revenue for 2022 is Forecast to Exceed Previous Peak of 2019
After a strong 2021, when pro AV revenue growth exceeded initial expectations and hit 11%, 2022 is set up to hit a new high-water mark for pro AV, reaching $263 billion globally, according to Read more
Software & Technology
Autocanteen Optimises the Checkout Process with Artificial Intelligence
  Like in many industries today, artificial intelligence (AI) is shaking up everyday, normal life. For the food service industry in particular, it’s already seen in the Read more
Industrial IoT
The Deployment of IoT Over Cellular Networks
There is a gap between the promise of IoT and what is getting delivered. Some of the shortfalls could stem from the supply chain. Solution? Ivo Rook, COO, President at 1NCE, said Read more
Software & Technology
AI and Machine Vision Increase Efficiency and Accuracy to the Factory
With so many innovations in AI and machine vision digitally transforming the manufacturing landscape, Intel’s Stephanie Grisafi and Sahar Ehsani joined To the Edge and Beyond to provide Read more
Energy
Causes & Consequences Of High Diesel Prices
Key Insights: The rising cost of diesel is driving record-high inflation. Diesel plays a critical role in the global economy because it powers so many industries. With the current high Read more
Transportation
How Sustainability and Gamification Factor into the Future of 3PL Strategies
One of the most well-known phrases in many industries is: If you’re not innovating, you’re dying. While the saying applies to a variety of industries, today, it is cozignant of the Read more
Gossip About Gossip
Gossip About Gossip: Creating Digital Workflows to Enhance Enterprise-wide Business Operations
It’s never been more critical for businesses to maximize resources while creating efficient processes to get the job done. ServiceNow works with Hedera to design and implement digital Read more
Engineering & Construction
Your Relevant Solution: Relevant Industrial’s EPG Solutions and Capabilities
  To meet the needs of the industrial automation and manufacturing industry, Relevant Industrial supplies best-in-class parts, pieces, services, and solutions. Dave Baxter, Vice President Read more
Software & Technology
Honeywell Has a New Urban Air Mobility Lab. Why Does Its Avionics Research Matter for UAM?
Summary: Honeywell unveiled its cutting-edge urban air mobility research facility for a closed media tour. MarketScale had the pleasure of exploring the company's new technologies to better Read more
Energy
Plug and Play: The Obstacles and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Charging
People have been debating the existence and potential impact of global warming for decades. Despite this fact and amid ever-increasing evidence, little has been done to change the Read more
Retail
The State of Retail and How to Best Serve Your Customers
A recent guest at Shoptalk 2022, Melissa Gonzalez, host of Retail Refined, shares key insights regarding the state of the retail industry today. In addition to technological Read more
Engineering & Construction
Resolving Conflict On Site
  Conflict will inevitably happen at a jobsite. However, it is not about avoiding conflict but figuring out how to handle the conflict. Brian Niccum is the director of Read more
Energy
Regenerative Agriculture: A Sustainable ESG Strategy
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) business practices once gave businesses a competitive edge with consumers, clients, investors, and stakeholders. However, the tide has turned. Read more
Food & Beverage
Can NFT Restaurants Elevate the Dining Experience?
What a restaurant can do and be is shifting. In an increasingly digitized world, it's pertinent for the success of a restaurant to continue to be on the frontier of Read more
Retail
Online Resale is Paramount to the Future Success of Retailers and Brands
Sustainability is top of mind across the globe with the covid pandemic creating an even greater interest and need. Disruptions to supply chains, the inability to shop in person Read more
Software & Technology
The Great Technology Stack Pivot: From Pyramid to Network Architecture
  Christine Boles and Ram Ramasamy stoke up the flames once more for their third fireside chat focusing on various areas of technology innovation. Their conversation dives Read more
Retail
AI is Driving Market Personalization
When Gary Hawkings first started his career in retail, he didn’t know exactly where the road might take him. Rightfully, he has carved his own path and now sits down with host Read more
Engineering & Construction
Industry 4.0 by 2050
Job security is top of mind for workers within the manufacturing space and that concern is growing with the increasingly prevalent AI and IoT technologies that are changing the Read more
Software & Technology
Dig Your Heels In: A Working Woman’s Series with Lenovo’s Andi Huels
Andi Huels, Head of AI, North America at Lenovo is a true trailblazer, with a career path that, across several industries, gave her important touchpoints around the power of smart Read more
Sports & Entertainment
How Sellmark Opens the Great Outdoors to Consumers
Key Insights: Sellmark focuses on providing quality products to boost outdoor experiences. Valuing the people that are involved in the process is of the utmost importance. Finding Read more
Business Services
How AI is Transforming Honeywell’s Compliance and Audit Practice
In an age of ESG commitments, a company's corporate compliance and auditing policies are more than an operational and legal necessity; they're an internal and external mechanism Read more
Industrial IoT
Robotic Automation in American Manufacturing: Its Rise, Impact, and Value in the American Manufacturing Renaissance
Attention-grabbing headlines and political stump speeches keep indicating that America no longer makes anything. That’s actually not the case at all. Despite lots of transitions Read more
Software & Technology
The Imperatives for a Factory of the Future: Digital. Flexible. Green.
In this episode of To the Edge and Beyond, Christine Boles and Muthuraman “Ram” Ramasamy discuss three imperatives for the Factory of the Future. Those imperatives are that the Read more
Hospitality
How Big Hotel Brands Are Missing the Mark with the Boutique Hotel Experience
Adam Morrisey talks with Jaime Bravo, General Manager of Hotel Bardo in Tulum, a boutique hotel group consisting of three hospitality concepts in Mexico. The hotel’s stay was called Read more
Retail
How American Eagle Outfitters Went by Acquisitions to Fill Logistics Gaps
At a time when the supply and demand chain is experiencing growth in the retail sector, companies are focusing now more than ever on their efforts to keep up with the increasing Read more
Retail
The Positives and Negatives of Nearshoring
It's no secret that the global supply chain has experienced massive disruption over the past two years. Many experts and observers have suggested that the solution for American companies is to Read more
Software & Technology
Industrial Connectivity at the Edge
Industrial segments such as manufacturing, energy, oil and gas, supply chain, and logistics – and the facilities that support these markets – are undergoing a technological evolution. To Read more
Energy
SEC Proposes Climate-Related Company Data is Measured, Reported, and Mandated
Key Insights: The SEC proposes an update to financial reporting standards for the energy and transportation industry. Companies need to take inventory of where they are and where they Read more
Energy
Defense In-Depth: Cybersecurity For Energy
Despite ongoing threats and a massive wake-up call in 2021, the oil and gas industry doesn’t appear to be ready for the increasingly dangerous cybersecurity threats present in the world. The Read more
Industrial IoT
And Back to the Edge: Why Edge Computing is Gaining Ground on the Cloud
It wasn’t so long ago that cloud computing was the trending topic as the growth of the wireless industry and new technology implementations led to rapid migration from on-premises Read more
Retail
$40 Million in Funding Allows HugePOD to expand to the US
The Head of Global Expansion at HugePOD discusses custom apparel with Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez. HugePOD is a global leader in print-on-demand apparel design and Read more
Transportation
Connected World: Toward a Sustainable Future for Mobility and EV Architectures Part 3 of 3
  Ralf Klaedtke, The Chief Technical Officer for Transportation Solutions at TE Connectivity, wrapped his three-part look at autonomous driving on Connected World with a focus on the Read more
Food & Beverage
Can Seafood Really Be As Accessible As The Corner Bar?
Can seafood really be as accessible as the corner bar? Shuckin’ Shack was designed on this premise of making seafood an everyday menu item as opposed to the white tablecloth service. Read more
Engineering & Construction
Maximizing the Trade Show Experience for Both Exhibitors & Attendees
  Trade shows are back, and after virtual environments and solutions showed people the various ways they can engage with their industries, colleagues and communities, it’s as Read more
Software & Technology
Grounding Success in the Next Normal
  Rapid and ongoing advances in digital technologies have made agile adaptation the norm in industrial manufacturing. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic have forced leaders Read more
Energy
Biden Bans Imports of Russian Oil. What is the Business Impact?
President Biden announced Tuesday morning that the United States was banning oil imports from Russia. This comes after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on U.S. lawmakers for Read more
Industrial IoT
Better Broadband: Clearfield Doubles U.S. Footprint to Serve Customer Base
There is some exciting news to share from Clearfield, and they could not wait to spread the word: they just completed a new 100K square foot facility for warehouse and logistics space in Read more
Transportation
Connected World: Toward a Sustainable Future for Mobility and EV Architectures Part 1 of 3
There’s a lot to be excited about in the world of autonomous vehicles. Still, there are many challenges ahead, including misconceptions to clear up and technology hurdles to climb before EV’s Read more
Engineering & Construction
What Rising Construction Spending Means for Future Projects
The construction industry has been anything but normal since the pandemic started. It has weathered a variety of challenges, including supply chain disruptions and labor issues. Read more
Business Services
How Do You Define the Entrepreneurial Mind Set?
  Today’s entrepreneur has many commonalities with seafarers from hundreds of years ago. That’s the connection renowned entrepreneurial expert, author and professor Dr. Read more
Software & Technology
Materializing Industry 4.0 Through Industrial Automation
Industry 4.0 – What is it, and how can manufacturers make it a reality in their operations? In this episode of To the Edge and Beyond, host Daniel Litwin talks with Hector Martinez, an Read more
Engineering & Construction
The Keys for Maintaining System Uptime in Material Handling
In this episode of On Time In Full, Tyler Kern spoke with Matt Greene, Vice President of Life Cycle at Designed Conveyor Systems. Greene oversees the company’s 24/7 client support Read more
Retail
Last-Mile Drone Delivery Takes Flight in 2022
Drone delivery has been captivating audiences for years. Consumers are eager to see it come to fruition across the globe, and operators are working to accelerate its capabilities, Read more
Food & Beverage
How One Restaurant is Spicing Up a Popular Fast Food Classic
  In this episode of The Main Course, Barbara Castiglia speaks with Big Chicken’s CEO Josh Halpern to learn about the disruption this franchise is posed to cause franchises Read more
Retail
The Top Six Retail Trends from NRF 2022
Retail is ready to apply the last two years of pandemic disruptions to new strategies for success, innovation, and resiliency. That much was clear at the National Retail Federation’s Big Read more
Engineering & Construction
Driving Automation: Automating Workflows in the Parcel Post and Distribution Fulfillment Industries
  Think back to ten years ago when same-day delivery was a rarity; today, nobody bats an eye at its prevalence. Dan VanderAkker, Vice President of Kasa, joined Host Daniel Litwin to Read more
Building Management
Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants
  John O’Haver, business development specialist, and Kevin Lockard, national operations manager, both with Polygon US, joined Tyler Kern on Ideal Connections to discuss flat roof drying — Read more
Software & Technology
Made in America: Bringing Microchip Production Back to America
It’s no mystery why and how the supply chain disruption occurred during the pandemic; however, the million-dollar question is: how to fix and prevent it. Premio’s Product Marketing Read more
Retail
What’s in the Shopping Cart for the 2022 National Retail Federation’s Big Show?
 In just a few short days, from January 16th through the 18th, the National Retail Federation will launch Retail’s Big Show in the shopping capital of the world, New York City. As Read more
Business Services
Beyond the Numbers: The Rebound and Current Financial State of the Biopharma and Med Tech Industries
  COVID-19 rocked the world in most industries, but particularly for biopharma and pharmaceuticals, which were at the forefront. Tyler Ridley, Senior Manager of Valuation Services at Read more
Engineering & Construction
U.S. Housing Market Lays New Ground in 2022, But Challenges Remain
2021 brought quite a bit of uncertainty for the housing market, just like 2020. This time, though, it's inflation, rising material prices, supply chain issues, and the high cost Read more
Retail
Will Transaction Fees in Retail Payments Go Extinct?
  The majority of the world's 2.8 billion credit cards are issued by just four powerhouses, and within that, it's really a fight among the top two: Visa and Mastercard. Read more
Software & Technology
Connected World: Partnering with OEMs on EV Innovation
“Regardless of the OEM model, they all need to advance battery technology and ensure the electrical infrastructure is there.” The ecosystem of electric vehicles (EVs) is rapidly Read more
Healthcare
Looking Back on Healthcare’s Toughest Battles of 2021
COVID-19 and its ramifications were the prevailing topics in the healthcare industry once again in 2021. It’s hard to overstate the enormity of the pandemic and the effect that it has had on Read more
Hospitality
Hotel Union Labor Primed for Action in 2022
 Now that the hospitality economy is deep in the weeds of the holiday season, hoteliers are hopeful hotel workers can handle a return to form for holiday travel bookings. American Read more
Software & Technology
A Year in Review with Weston LaBar
“The supply chain is an ecosystem, only as strong as its weakest link. Solutions need to benefit everyone, and that’s where technology and data come into play.” The supply chain story of Read more
Retail
How Will Sustainability Go Together with the “On-Demand” Economy?
  Ohi’s mission is to enable every brand to offer instant post purchase experience. Ben Jones, Founder of Ohi, chatted with Melissa Gonzales about Ohi’s origin and Read more
Business Services
Wing’s New Walgreens Partnership Means Drone Delivery is Finally Taking Off
In recent years, drones have flexed their usefulness for a multitude of purposes, from surveying in the construction industry, to risk assessment in telecommunications, to most Read more
Engineering & Construction
Volta Knowledge by Volta Insite: Automated Motor Monitoring for Critical Electrical Assets
A mechanical crisis is never something a business wants to deal with, yet it is probably something all businesses have experienced. George Galea, Vice President of Field Services for Read more
Retail
How CPGs Are Using Retail Sales Data to Set Their Brand Apart in 2022
With the assumption supply chain issues will continue to impact retail for the foreseeable future, how can retailers best optimize their assortments heading into 2022? This question Read more
Business Services
Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast
On this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast, hosts Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services at Weaver, and Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services at Weaver, discuss Read more
Software & Technology
Navigating the Utilization of Automation for the First Time
 Throughout the past 6 to 12 months, the demand for automation has been bigger than ever before. Statistics show that Q2 of this year was one of the highest on record. As Read more
Food & Beverage
As Export Values Rise, American Farmers Face a Trade Crisis
Key Points: U.S. agricultural exports are being hampered by transportation issues, leading to a loss in sales potentially as high as 22%. In 2021 from January through Read more
Black Friday 2021
Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies
  The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if Read more
Black Friday 2021
Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies
  Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail Read more
Retail
Retailers Invested in Fulfillment and Demand Forecasting Post-Pandemic. Will it Pay Off for Black Friday?
  Black Friday is right around the corner, marking the first climax of the holiday shopping season. As early as last year, retailers have been gearing up for months now for a Read more
Black Friday 2021
How Grocers, Producers and Importers Should Maneuver Rising Meat Prices
US families are gearing up for another holiday season of turkeys, hams, and seasonal feasting. Even though consumers planning to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend has gone up Read more
Energy
Will Rises in COVID-19 Cases or a Projected Increase in Production Cause Bigger Oil Price Jumps?
  With gas prices at the highest America has seen since 2014, consumers are left wondering what is causing the increase while energy traders try to make sense of the various Read more
Software & Technology
Even With Regulatory Uncertainty, Drone Professionals Feel the Holiday Cheer with a Bullish Future
It is difficult to believe that in the United States, we are preparing to commemorate our second Thanksgiving since COVID-19 impacted several end-user industries that utilize unmanned aircraft Read more
Retail
The New Profile of the Store Associate
  The role of the store associate continues to evolve. This new profile is entrepreneurial and adaptive, selling to anybody anywhere. Brands with associates that build bonds Read more
Business Services
How Top Dallas Companies Turned the Pandemic into an Era of Success
  It's hard to imagine too many companies looking back on the last 18 months and claiming it to be a successful era of growth and confidence. And yet, for SMU's Dallas 100, Read more
Retail
How Consumers are Adjusting Shopping Habits for Black Friday 2021
  Commentary: Black Friday is fast approaching, and lingering on every retailers' mind is the impact that COVID's retail closures, supply chain disruptions, and Read more
Transportation
How Big of a Milestone is Walmart’s Use of Autonomous Trucks?
  Key Points: Walmart has partnered with a Silicon Valley start-up called Gatik to run two autonomous box trucks on a 7-mile loop for 12 hours a day in Bentonville, Read more
Retail
81% of Retailers Planning to Encourage Customers to Shop Online Rather Than In-Store
  We are at the finish line to prepare for Black Friday 2021, and retailers have been sweating bullets over whether aisle shelves would be stocker or not, and if the supply Read more
Engineering & Construction
On Your Mark: The Wide World of Identification Labels
  “The key is to find the right label solution for that application and tailor it what a customer needs.” Identification labels cover a wide variety of applications and uses. No matter Read more
Engineering & Construction
Risk Mitigation in an Evolving Construction Industry
"You've got to pivot very quickly in order to move in a positive direction from the industry trends," Creagan said As our industry professionals know, the larger construction industry is Read more