Tuesday, June 12
Retail to the rescue
While Hurricane Harvey devastated everything in its path, it did not dampen the resilience of the retail industry. Numerous retail companies came to the aid of local communities by reengineering supply chain and distribution logistics, reimaging what it means to serve the community, and redeploying workers willing to roll up their sleeves. How does one manage a crisis of epic proportions? A handful of retailers will share their processes and expertise for managing a plethora of disasters from hurricanes, to wildfires and mudslides.
- prepare in for impending crisis
- recognize needs in terms of technology and people
- manage the human element