Friday, January 24, 2020

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;...

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...

Feature Resource

[Whitepaper] Retail Lessons From China

Did you know? Chinese demographics are much more complex than ‘Gen X/Y/Z’? Instead they’re segmented as: Post-80s, Post-90s, Post-95s, Post-00s. And, while Post-80s and 90s...