Patrick Sciacca

Patrick
Sciacca
Articles
EXPO TO FEATURE NEW DISTRIBUTION TECHNOLOGIES 
ST. LOUIS -- Streamlining the distribution process through improved warehouse and transportation technologies is the dominant theme at this year's Food
BUILDING A BRIDGE 
By integrating supply-chain systems with other corporate-wide applications, ranging from accounting to human resources to sales data, retailers can reap
TRADING PARTNERS TAKE TO THE WEB 
When it comes to real-time sharing of data, retailers and their trading partners are turning to the Web for fast, efficient and inexpensive communication.Retailers,
WAREHOUSE WEAR 
The increased use of voice-directed picking systems and other hands-free technologies is helping to move goods through the warehouse with increased speed
EAGLE LAUNCHES IN-STORE MARKETING 
MILAN, Ill. -- Eagle Food Centers here launched its first in-store national product marketing program, which allows the retailer to promote national manufacturers'
FLEMING EXTRANET OFFERS ACCESS TO SPECIAL DEALS 
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here is building on its retailer extranet, adding real-time access to special pricing opportunities and providing communication
HOME RUN KINGS 
While these retailers vary in their approaches to technology, what they have in common is the ability to "hit one out of the park." They lead the league
SUPERVALU PLUGS IN THIRD PARTIES TO LIGHTEN BILLS 
MINNEAPOLIS -- - Supervalu here recently enlisted the aid of two third-parties to handle payments as well as monitor the wholesaler's utility bills in
WAL-MART TO EXPAND DATA WAREHOUSE TO ASSIST SUPPLIERS 
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here said last week that it is planning a major expansion of its Web-enabled data warehouse and data-mining system
GIANTS UNITS TO BE DISABLED-ACCESSIBLE 
LANDOVER, Md. -- Giant Food here came to an agreement with The Disability Rights Council last week to make some modifications in its Washington-area stores
KMART PLANS TO AUTOMATE UTILITY ACCOUNTING, MANAGEMENT 
TROY, Mich. -- Kmart here is planning to automate utility accounting and management with new software to be installed after the New Year in an effort
A&P OPTS FOR CHOICE IN DEREGULATED ENERGY MARKET 
MONTVALE, N.J. -- The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company here entered into a one-year agreement earlier this month with a third-party energy provider
H-E-B UNIT AIDS ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY EFFICIENCY 
SAN ANTONIO -- H.E. Butt Grocery Co. here entered a new era of energy efficiency and environmental conservation recently when it opened its new 82,000-square-foot
RALEY'S INSTALLING INTEGRATED WEB-BASED HELP-DESK SOLUTION 
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Raley's Supermarkets here is currently installing an integrated Web-based help-desk solution in an effort to reduce computer-system
KROGER OFFERS CO-BRANDED VISA PROGRAM 
CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here, in conjunction with U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, has begun offering customers its new co-branded Visa Rewards credit card
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