STATE OF THE RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN: A TALE OF TWO OUTCOMES
Brian Gibson, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Auburn University
The retail industry is in the midst of a cataclysmic shift from single channel to multi-channel to omni-channel competition in less than two decades. Traditional retailers can no longer ascribe to the “build it and they will come” strategy thanks to intense competition. To survive and thrive in this environment, retailers must achieve an unprecedented level of supply chain integration and use advanced analytics to drive decision making. During this sneak peek of the upcoming 7th Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report, you will learn how savvy supply chain executives are achieving success in this new world of integrated commerce.
10:00AM – 11:00AM
11:00AM – 11:30AM
THE EVOLUTION OF OMNICHANNEL AT STAGE STORES
Gough Grubbs, Previous SVP of Distribution & Logistics at Stage Stores
11:30AM – 12:30PM
12:30PM – 1:45PM
PUTTING DISTRIBUTION MONEY BACK IN YOUR JEANS POCKET! LUCKY JEANS STORY
In this presentation, Joe Shearn will describe how Tiffany & Co.’s story has made them pioneers and one of the most established Companies in the U.S. He will discuss how they’ve overcome challenges in the DC and how they plan to continue staying in this position across many channels, for the years to come.
9:15AM – 10:15AM
PANEL– HOW BUSINESSES ARE DISRUPTING THE INDUSTRY Karl Siebrecht, Mike Klepfer, Jordan Speer