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2016 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Retail

Published: 04 August 2016

ID: G00302092

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold, Thomas O'Connor , Tom Enright

Summary

The 2016 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 is an annual recognition of achievement and advancement of supply chain capabilities. This research acknowledges the top 10 retail supply chains and their practices, and shares leading trends within the retail industry.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Leading Retailers Adapt to a Multichannel Environment
  • Retail Leaders Also Prioritize Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Key Capabilities of Leading Retail Supply Chains
    • Leaders Recognize the Importance of Continuously Improving Their Demand-Planning Process
    • Leaders Accelerate Utilization of Store Inventory for Order Fulfilment
    • The Shift Toward Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability
  • Highlights From the Top-Ranked Retail Supply Chains
    • No. 1 — McDonald's (No. 2 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 2 — Amazon (No. 3 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 3 — H&M (No. 5 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 4 — Inditex (No. 6 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 5 — Starbucks (No. 12 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 6 — Walmart (No. 16 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 7 — Gap (No. 32 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 8 — The Home Depot (No. 34 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 9 — Woolworths (No. 38 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 10 — Ahold (Now Ahold Delhaize) (No. 40 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
  • Looking Ahead to 2017

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