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Jim Barnes

Jim Barnes brings over 25 years of experience successfully deploying supply chain and enterprise solutions for companies in the retail, wholesale distribution and e-commerce industries.

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Store Fulfillment: One Size Does Not Fit All

By | on Jun 29, 2021 |   Retail Consulting

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. Omnichannel fulfillment has moved to the forefront of the industry — accelerated by COVID-19 — as retailers and consumers expl[...]

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Why So Many Omnichannel Retailers Struggle With Inventory

By | on Apr 28, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. If we could characterize today's retail in one word, I believe it would be "unpredictable." Speed of customers, the business a[...]

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Dark Stores: The Key to Online Grocery Efficiency And Profitability

By | on Apr 20, 2021 |   Supply Chain

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. Consumers have long detested spending precious time in the grocery store on a weekly, or even daily, basis. The desire for gre[...]

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Why Retailers Should Actively Nudge Consumers To Buy Online, Pick Up In Store (BOPIS)

By | on Apr 16, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. Consumer expectations and the way we shop have continued to evolve rapidly in 2020, with U.S. ecommerce sales reportedly incre[...]

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[Video] - How Omnichannel Brands Can Enable a Strategic Dropship Program

By | on Feb 20, 2019 |   Unified Commerce

Implementing Dropship for Retailers and Distributors Dropshipping is when retailers or distributors directly utilize vendor or third party inventory to fulfill customer orders. For brands that want to[...]

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Integrated OMS and POS on a Common Platform [VIDEO]

By | on Feb 5, 2019 |   Unified Commerce

Powering Customer Centricity It used to be that brands held the "power" of information in the relationship between their brand and their customers. Those times are gone. It's no longer about price. It[...]

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