Hannaford Bros. has turned over store ordering of Center Store products to computers,
and it’s paid off with fewer out-of-stocks and more sales
Though automating a task is almost always considered preferable to doing it manually, in the U.S. food retailing business, most retailers still like to handle store ordering manually. Among the top 10 companies on SN's Top 75 list of food retailers, just four allow computers to replenish their store shelves, determining how much of each item to order — and when to order it — to satisfy consumer demand, according to Michael Griswold, research director, retail, AMR Research, Boston. “That ...
SIGN IN TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE
Registering for Premium Content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.