Automation: The understaffing antidote in retail

Now that 2019 holiday planning has begun in earnest, or if you’re hyper-organized its already complete, retailers and suppliers alike are scrambling to address the worker shortage that is plaguing the industry. With unemployment at a nearly 50-year low, finding...

Retail Order Fulfillment in the Digital Era: How Vendor Partnerships Enhance Execution & Profitability [White paper]

Over the past decade, many terms—including multi-channel, omnichannel, integrated retail, unified commerce, retail order fulfillment, and others—have been used to describe the changing nature of shopping. All of these terms reflect the same goal: to create an...

Retail system readiness for the holiday season [PODCAST]

The next episode of Mastering the Retail Game is here, just in time to get you pumped and ready for the holiday shopping season. Every year, retailers and their trading partners revamp their processes, update their technology, open new sales channels and fine tune...

Choosing between supplier portals and EDI platforms

Your business's lifeblood relies on a steady flow of retailer orders through your supplier portals but managing them all can be a nightmare. Vendors we work with here at SPS often share just how difficult it can be to manage multiple supplier portals (also called...

Meet Sarah de St. Aubin: #TeamSPS advocate for volunteerism-powered disaster relief

Welcome to #TeamSPS True Blue Stories #TeamSPS True Blue Stories is a blog series dedicated to highlighting the inspiring stories of SPS employees who bring our values to life in unique and meaningful ways. Sarah de St. Aubin, a volunteerism advocate is our first...
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