RIS News - Retailers and consumer goods are facing an unprecedented disruption in supply and demand due to COVID-19 and the rapid shutdown in business in the United States and around the world.

RFID Journal - As enterprise shippers and logistics organizations look over the horizon for their blockchain bearings, there is a growing trend toward inaction when deciding which path to blaze. Organizations are asking themselves several questions during the decision-making process, assessing both the risks and rewards of blockchain within the future of supply chain execution.

ModernRetail - Strip malls are starting to get a second look from some retailers who have historically ignored them. Last week, both Macy’s and Sephora announced that they would seek to open more stores in strip malls in the coming years. Last year, supplements brand GNC announced plans to close 700 of its mall-based stores, and instead focus on its...

ModernRetail - Independent grocery chains face a growing list of threats. The grocery space is more crowded than ever before. As Amazon prepares to launch a new grocery chain this year, international discounters Aldi and Lidl expand into the U.S., and Walmart is relying on grocery to drive growth in its online business.

RIS News - What is the “need” of the 2020s? According to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, “every retailer will need to build their own tech intensity.”