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  • Jumping on the Bandwagon: 5 E-Commerce Trends That Are Shaping Modern Retail

    Jumping on the Bandwagon: 5 E-Commerce Trends That Are Shaping Modern Retail

    The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that US consumers spent an estimated $500 billion on e-commerce purchases in 2018, a 14.2% increase from 2017. With no signs of slowing,...

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  • Tales From the Retail Apocalypse: Why Some Brands Fail While Others Flourish

    Tales From the Retail Apocalypse: Why Some Brands Fail While Others Flourish

    Traditional retailers are at a crossroads, forced to adapt to evolving consumer expectations, rapid technological changes and steep price competition. Recent headlines feature a...

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  • Implications of Omnichannel and Dropshipping [Infographic]

    Implications of Omnichannel and Dropshipping [Infographic]

    Evolving consumer buying behaviors have left manufacturers and retailers struggling to adapt to the new demands placed upon them. The increasing popularity of online shopping and home...

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  • 5 Warning Signs that Your E-Commerce Strategy Needs Help

    5 Warning Signs that Your E-Commerce Strategy Needs Help

    Launching an e-commerce store can be fairly simple. With so many e-commerce platforms and related plugins saturating the marketplace, you can be up and running in less than a day....

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  • 6 Smart Dropship Tips For Manufacturers

    6 Smart Dropship Tips For Manufacturers

    The relationship between retailers and manufacturers has evolved dramatically in the last decade, and enterprise dropship has helped improve this partnership. In the past, manufacturers...

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  • The Retailer's Guide to Successfully Implementing Dropship

    The Retailer's Guide to Successfully Implementing Dropship

    In today’s modern retail landscape, only the most customer-focused and resourceful retailers will survive. A growing number of retailers are relying on manufacturers to ship online...

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  • 10 Supply Chain Roadblocks That Could Derail Modern Retail

    10 Supply Chain Roadblocks That Could Derail Modern Retail

    Until the 1920’s most people shopped at the local corner store or small-town square. Then came chain and department stores with larger quantities and selection of goods, encouraging...

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  • Meet the New and Improved DiCentral Blog!

    Meet the New and Improved DiCentral Blog!

    Our blog has moved and we're excited to share the new blog with you! We want to create content based on your feedback, so feel free to subscribe and reach out to me with topics that...

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  • Benchmarking Your Supply Chain With EDI Integration

    Benchmarking Your Supply Chain With EDI Integration

    How do you win a marathon? You might start running every day, but without a plan, you’re probably not going to finish the race, let alone win. You need to know the times to beat,...

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  • What To Expect When You’re Expected to Integrate Your EDI

    What To Expect When You’re Expected to Integrate Your EDI

    For some suppliers, the concept of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) can seem so abstract and complex that it’s often ignored until a trading partner expects immediate compliance. At...

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  • Connected Show - Interview with Foreign Trade Expert Nestor Scherbey

    Connected Show - Interview with Foreign Trade Expert Nestor Scherbey

    Leading Expert in foreign trade, Nestor Scherbey shares a few tips on how to navigate foreign trade in these uncertain times, including advise for those U.S. based importers...

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  • Top 20 EDI and Supply Chain Automation Articles of 2018

    Top 20 EDI and Supply Chain Automation Articles of 2018

    Supply chains have experienced much change, development, and exciting growth in 2018. At DiCentral it has always been our mission to help businesses adapt to the changing demands of the...

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  • The Supplier’s Guide to Business Rules Management Systems

    The Supplier’s Guide to Business Rules Management Systems

    Suppliers have long felt the pressure to perform under increasingly stringent retailer compliance regulations, in what has a tendency of feeling like an uphill battle. As consumer...

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  • The Retailer’s Guide to Preventing Supply Chain Errors Before They Occur

    The Retailer’s Guide to Preventing Supply Chain Errors Before They Occur

    The gloves are off in the battle for retail domination, with many organizations finding themselves knocked out, not by competitors, but by their own supply chains.  In a bid to stay...

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  • Quick Connect - Brexit, China and US Trade War, Supply Chain Automation

    Quick Connect - Brexit, China and US Trade War, Supply Chain Automation

    Peter Edlund, DiCentral's Chief Solutions Evangelist, covers the latest on Brexit, the US and China Trade Wars, and how it is impacting retailers and their supply chain...

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  • Avoiding the Chaos of Constant Changes in Your Supply Chain

    Avoiding the Chaos of Constant Changes in Your Supply Chain

    Fluctuations in supply chain processes can be as unpredictable as the weather. Certain changes to supply chain processes originate “out of thin air” due to newly introduced...

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  • Quick Connect - Sears Bankruptcy, China Tariffs Impact on Retail, NRF Holiday Sales Projections

    Quick Connect - Sears Bankruptcy, China Tariffs Impact on Retail, NRF Holiday Sales Projections

    Peter Edlund and John Ostrowski discuss Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy and possible liquidation, China Tariff and its impact on Retail, and the latest NRF Holiday sales projections....

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  • Optimize Global Cash Management and Visibility with Your Existing ERP

    Optimize Global Cash Management and Visibility with Your Existing ERP

    Cash Is King – But Managing It Is Getting More Complex We have all heard the expression that “Cash is King”, but the implications differ depending on the size and maturity of the...

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  • Preparing for EDI Integration into your ERP (An insider look at the makings of a successful ERP Integration project)

    Preparing for EDI Integration into your ERP (An insider look at the makings of a successful ERP Integration project)

    Integrations of disparate systems and processes can be as complex as remodeling your home or office. Tear down walls without a plan in place, and you might as well throw out the budget...

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  • 4 Omni Channel Myths to Leave Behind In 2018

    4 Omni Channel Myths to Leave Behind In 2018

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