Entries by Logile Inc

Unified Commerce, What Have You Done? Part Two

Part One covered unified commerce’s impact, Industry 4.0’s onset, traditional retailer adaptations and long-term solutions. We referenced data mining, forecasting, scheduling and mobile solutions as opportunities for brick-and-mortar institutions to optimize their workforce while preserving customer service. In Part Two, we focus in on forecasting and scheduling.

The Importance of Maintaining an Idea Log and How to Use It

During my career as a retail manager, consultant and engineer, I heard lots of great ideas from employees about how to improve workflow. Whether asking to relocate a table to open space or implement a tool to optimize processing, their suggestions were valuable. Maybe you have experienced this…

NRF 2019: It’s a Wrap

Everyone connected with the retail industry knows that NRF’s Big Show sets the pace in retail for the entire year, bringing together the industry insight, technology, trends and opportunities that inspire growth and transformation. It’s all about new ideas, innovation and community, and NRF 2019 didn’t disappoint.

Unified Commerce, What Have You Done? Part One

Unified commerce goes by many names, such as e-commerce, online ordering, click-and-collect and more. Regardless, unified commerce is “an upsetting force”1 in retail. It is here to stay, as evidenced in upward trending census figures over…

Scheduling Constraint Optimization

To schedule optimally, retailers include many intricate parts in the scheduling process. The primary goal from a retailer’s perspective is to produce schedules that cover daily and weekly business trends, offering consistent coverage…