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2014 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Retail

Published: 14 August 2014

ID: G00265222

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold , Tom Enright


Retailers in Gartner's Supply Chain Top 25 embrace emerging multichannel best practices — one reason these companies deliver significantly greater return on assets, revenue growth and inventory turns than their peers.

Table Of Contents


  • A Closer Look at the Retail Leaders
  • Establishing DDVN's Key Strategy for Top 25 Leaders
  • Within Retail Leaders, the Supply Chain Owns Demand Planning Across All Channels
  • Leading Retailers Recognize That Inventory Is Owned by the Business, Not by the Channel
  • Organizational Structure Must Reflect the Way That Customers Wish to Engage With the Retail Brand
  • Innovation Is Not Limited to the Top 25

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