This is Part 2 of the Retail TouchPoints series, titled: Retailer-Supplier Collaboration: The New Operational Imperative. Based on conversations with retailers, analysts and other industry experts, this 4-part feature examines the dominant trends, challenges, technologies and achievements now at the forefront of attaining full retailer-supplier collaboration. Part 3 of the Retail-Supplier Collaboration feature will appear in the February 26 newsletter. To access Part 1, click here.
CVS Caremark and The Neiman Marcus Group are among the retailers aggressively pursuing strong retailer-supplier collaboration. RTP spoke with Ron Link, SVP of Logistics, CVS Caremark, and Jill Barron, VP, Supply Chain, The Neiman Marcus Group, to gain and share a better understanding of their collaboration views and successes.