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Automation In Retailing

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE MAGAZINE

The lessons of ergonomics learned in manufacturing plants and distribution centers are rapidly being put to use in retail operations.     Read the full article.

Automating In Store Applications

AUTOMATION & CONTROLS TODAY

This article points to how lessons learned in manufacturing and warehousing can be valuable guides to automating In Store applications. Read the full article.

Retail Automation Learns Lessons from Manufacturing

AUTOMATIONMEDIA.COM

The lessons of ergonomics in manufacturing plants and distribution centers are now growing rapidly at retail operations.  Keeping retail employees safe yet productive is vital; learning the lesson from manufacturing and distribution essential. Read the full article.

Full End Caps Are Not Shopper-Friendly

TODAY'S GROCER

The idea behind end caps is to draw attention to the product display and stimulate sales. The problem is that improperly stacked items or unattended displays can often leave consumers inconvenienced and frustrated. Read the full article.

RHS Delivers Applications to Improve Retail Productivity

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

There is more to retail productivity than comparing same-store sales data to last year's revenue. It is critical for retail businesses to constantly work towards improving the efficiency of employees as well as productivity of the store's selling space and inventory. Read the full article.

Differences Between Retail Store Ops and Manufacturing

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

The National Retail Federation recognizes the importance of safety in the retail work environment. Retail has distinct characteristics from other industrial sectors, such as manufacturing. Read the full article.

RHS Focuses on Retail Shelf Stocking

THE SMALL BUSINESS NEWSWIRE

The most efficient method for maintaining safe work practices in the workplace is to involve employees in identifying and eliminating work hazards and unsafe work practices. By involving employees retailers find that the safety message is heard throughout the company. This is particularly critical when focusing on retail shelf stocking. Read the full article.