Thursday, November 14, 2019

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;...

Greggs turnaround plan beginning to pay off

Bakery retailer Greggs says decline in underlying sales have reduced as third quarterly results showed demand increased in August and September. The company, which...

Retailers are ‘deluding themselves‘

Mediocre buying teams are costing the UK retail sector £1.3bn in lost profits, according to management consultancy Inverto. The independent research, which interviewed 150...

Tesco launches food site to reassure shoppers

Grocery giant Tesco has today launched a new website dedicated to reassuring customers over its supply chain strategy following the ongoing horsemeat scandal. Launched...

Tesco pledges to source more meat from UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has vowed today to source more of its meat from the UK, though CEO Philip Clarke warned this could lead to...

Sainsbury‘s renews iForce logistics contract

Supermarket Sainsbury‘s has renewed its contract with multichannel logistics provider iForce, it has been announced. Having helped with the introduction of a Click &...

60% of consumers face online delivery problems

More than 60 per cent of consumers have faced delivery problems when receiving an online purchase, while 10 per cent have experienced problems with...

M&S to appoint Supply Chain Director

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has today confirmed that it is to appoint a new Supply Chain Director as it seeks to...

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10 Ways To Retain Mobile Shoppers At Checkout

Discover 10 ways to retain mobile shoppers at checkout Optimise your mobile checkout experience Seventy percent of online shoppers who add a product to their cart...