Tag: supply chain management


Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mike Combs is director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot. Prior to assuming this role in 2008, he was director of loss prevention for AutoZone for six years and held various LP positions with Macy’s for eight years. Combs earned a master of science   Read More


The Great Generational Shift

The Great Generational Shift

In just the last year alone, millions of First-Wave Boomers and pre-Boomers have left the North American workforce, while millions of Second-Wave Millennials have joined.

The long-dominant Boomers are on the wane, while the Second-Wave Millennials are on the rise. The oldest of the First-Wave Boomers are now in their seventies,   Read More


Mobile POS: The Brave New World of Retail

Mobile POS: The Brave New World of Retail

In the beginning, there was the cellular phone. Then arose a new kind of phone, from whence sprang generation upon furious generation of increasingly intelligent smartphones. Today, we are beset by a menagerie of portable devices, their displays ranging in length from thumb to forearm, but, crucially, each embedded with   Read More


Keeping Pace with the Global Retail Supply Chain

Keeping Pace with the Global Retail Supply Chain

The retail supply chain network is a critical component of the retail machine. While many may view the heart of retail as the interactions and events that happen within the store, this support system has always fueled the way. Through a complex web of processes and activity, a well-managed supply   Read More


Navigating a Year of Transition

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Supply-Chain Management

Supply-Chain Management

Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise. Supply-chain management is a critical component of the retail machine. While we may view the heart of retail as   Read More


Supply-Chain Asset Protection Exec Maurizio Scrofani Takes Leading Role with GRUPO ALTO’s US Organization

Supply-Chain Asset Protection Exec Maurizio Scrofani Takes Leading Role with GRUPO ALTO’s US Organization

One of the retail industry’s leading supply-chain and asset protection executives, Maurizio Scrofani, LPC, CCSP, has been appointed vice president with ALTO US. In his new role, Scrofani will manage the development of the supply-chain security and intelligence sectors of ALTO’s loss prevention and retail security services.

“With Scrofani in this   Read More