Saturday, December 14, 2019

CHARGED: Nordstrom inspired by ant colonies for delivery overhaul

Nordstrom has teamed up with two new partners in order to overhaul its delivery services and compete with online retailers. The Seattle-based department store retailer...
Next submits plans for new £125m West Yorkshire warehouse

Next submits plans for new £125m West Yorkshire warehouse

Next has submitted a planning application for a new £125 million warehouse in West Yorkshire.
Online retailers face £2.6 billion in returns over the vital holiday shopping season, as retailers are warned to prepare for “key spikes” in returns volumes.

£2.6bn “returns explosion” to hit online retailers this holiday season

Online retailers face £2.6 billion in returns over the vital holiday shopping season.
Social media is posing a significant threat to retailers as increasing numbers of manufacturers use online platforms to bypass them and sell directly to the consumer.

Could the direct-to-consumer boom kill retail?

Social media is posing a significant threat to retailers as increasing numbers of manufacturers use online platforms.
H&M, Muji, Uniqlo, Adidas under scrutiny over Chinese “forced labour” supply chain

H&M, Muji, Uniqlo and Adidas under scrutiny over Chinese “forced labour” supply chain

A new report detailing the alleged use of forced labour at Chinese cotton production plants brings scrutiny to Western brands.
Mince pies for dogs? Sainsburys trials in-store Pet Hubs

Sainsbury’s announces supply deal with Australian grocery giant Coles

UK shoppers could soon start seeing more Australian products on supermarket shelves after Sainsbury's signed a deal with Coles.
Joules suppliers discounts

Joules the latest retailer to ask suppliers for discounts

Joules has asked its suppliers for discounts on spring 20 orders to help it incorporate a new tariff levied on goods
Peacocks suppliers Tradewind

Peacocks suppliers owed over £1m in late payments

Peacocks suppliers are owed millions of pounds in late payments from finance company Tradewind.
Timberland pledges to plant 26,000 trees in Ghana

Timberland to build leather supply chain from regenerative ranches

Timberland has partnered with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain.
Asda plastic recycling Roger Burnley

Asda pushes forward plastic reduction commitment

Asda has stepped up its commitment to plastic reduction by bringing forward its target to reach 30 per cent recycled content

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The Ultimate Ecommerce Marketing Calendar 2020

Looking for new ways to keep your marketing campaigns fresh and relevant? With the vast number of holidays and cultural events across the globe, it...