Saturday, January 18, 2020

Yodel to deliver 7,000 jobs in time for Christmas

Independent parcel carrier Yodel is recruiting 7,000 full-time and part-time workers, indicating the high volume of deliveries expected for Black Friday and Christmas.  Yodel is set to employ over...

Why retailers need to talk about the weather

According to the CEO of a major grocery retailer, today‘s market presents “the most challenging conditions in 30 years. Customers have never been so...

Everything you need to know about the Consumer Rights Act

Today the Consumer Rights Act comes into force, applying to all retailers. So what does this mean for your business? What does the Act...

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...

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Optimise Your EAS Systems with Predictive Analytics – eBook

Learn How Retailers are Making Their Shrink Management Systems Work Smarter The fast-changing world of retail has placed new pressures on store leaders to improve...