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By Your Edge Blog Team | March 04, 2021

New Wall Street Journal Article Reveals Why Some Retailers are Still Struggling to Improve Supply Chain and Store Operations

Even though technology is giving retailers greater operational visibility, front-line associates don’t always know there’s an issue or how to fix it. That’s why one expert wants retailers to become more prescriptive – and software-focused.

According to Suresh Menon, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Software Solutions at Zebra Technologies, “labor is [retailers’] greatest asset, despite being their largest operating expense.”

However, many retailers have yet to maximize this asset. They’re investing in technology to increase operational visibility, but they’re forgetting to integrate the one component that “is key to closing the loop on operations planning and execution.”

Read this Wall Street Journal article to learn more about what must be done to make every associate a retailer’s best associate

Zebra’s “Your Edge” Blog Team
Zebra’s “Your Edge” Blog Team

The “Your Edge” Blog Team is comprised of content curators and editors from Zebra’s Global PR, Thought Leadership and Advocacy team. Our goal is to connect you with the industry experts best-versed on the issues, trends and solutions that impact your business. We will collectively deliver critical news analysis, exclusive insights on the state of your industry, and guidance on how your organization can leverage a number of different proven technology platforms and strategies to capture your edge.