Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Spring cleaning – how to avoid excessive discounting when seasons change

We live in an era of fast fashion and disposability; products have short lifecycles and are often thrown out at the end of a...

Supply chain industry warns that retailers are giving procurement a bad name

Large retailers and supermarkets received a stark warning from the supply chain industry this week, as new figures from the Chartered Institute of Procurement...

Amazon raises Prime subscription fee to £79

Amazon has increased its annual subscription fee of its Prime membership for the first time in nine years from £49 to £79. The 60...

Building the Next-Generation Retail Operating Model – Five Things Every Retail CEO Needs to...

For many decades, a retail organisation‘s success or failure hinged upon its ability to react to market conditions. But today, the velocity of disruption...

Sainsbury’s to launch radio show in Kenya and South Africa

Grocer Sainsbury‘s is to partner The Department for International Development (DfID) on two projects in South Africa and Kenya. Over 26,000 tea, flower and...

DHL says online orders up 300% this Christmas

Parcel giant DHL Supply Chain says it is delivering a huge uplift in online orders for department store Debenhams this Christmas. Demand has already...

Legal disputes threaten to increase for retailers as recovery gains pace

Online retail sales boomed on so-called ‘Cyber Monday‘ this year and demonstrated that for many retailers, business is picking up once again after a...

What skills do retail leaders need in 2014?

This has been a year of uncertainty for retail organisations, with many long-standing stores, such as Blockbuster and HMV, going into administration in early...

Comment: Avoiding a festive flop

With Christmas less than five weeks away, and online revenues alone expected to exceed £10 billion this December, retailers must ensure their supply chains...

The Art of Allocation – Right stock, right place, right time

How intelligent allocation software can put smiles on the faces of retailers and customers alike. The days of selling within seasons are long gone;...

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10 Ways to Make an Impact on eBay

If you’ve side-lined eBay as an e-commerce channel, or if you’ve let your campaigns gather dust without proactively reviewing them – could it be...