SPS Commerce comes up big at Acumatica Summit 2018

For the third consecutive year, SPS Commerce had the good fortune of sponsoring Acumatica Summit. This year, Acumatica threw a honky-tonk themed event and hosted their community in Nashville, Tenn., complete with live entertainment and a trip to the Country Music Hall...

Automation remedies for understaffing issues in retail

Now that the old year has finished and the new one has begun, retailers and suppliers everywhere are running their post-mortems and after action reports about their performance - both for the year and that last holiday shopping season. One recurring theme everyone is...

Third era of retail: Complexity evolving, but fundamentals endure

The history of retail today is a microcosm of modern American history. Everything we’ve accomplished as a nation in industry, transportation and technology, we see happening on a similar scale in retail. When you understand the evolution of the retail industry, you...

Industrial distributors and wholesalers gearing up for construction season

For many do-it-yourselfers around the country, it was a banner day when they could start ordering tools and hardware from Amazon and Lowe's, having their favorite cordless drill or hammer shipped right to them. Not wanting to be left behind, smaller hardware stores,...

5 ways technology drives down costs in retail, supply chain

People often like to complain about how technology has made our lives busier instead of easier, and with good reason. It has gotten easier to create more information, but that means we've got more to read. It has gotten easier to communicate with other people, but now...
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