Tag: Covid


Inclusive online shopping: how does the online retail experience vary among vulnerable groups?

January 29, 2024

Via: Camila Mendes

The world of online retail has really opened up over the last ten years. From groceries and apparel, to furniture and collector’s items, anything and everything is up for grabs from the comfort of your home or the palm of […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Pandemic? What pandemic? Online sales growth in-line with pre-Covid levels

February 14, 2023

Via: Charged

Online sales have grown as if the pandemic did not happen, according to IMRG, with a similar annual growth level achieved between 2019 and 2022. Despite the 35% annual online sales jump in 2020, waning ecommerce demand since since April […]


The past is prologue to today’s supply chain challenges

June 23, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

It’s great to see the increased investment in technology in supply chains since the COVID pandemic began—surveys indicate 50-60% of companies across a wide range of industries have plans to invest in technology and automation, and it is one of […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Ride the Wave of Change: 3 Ways Grocers Can Use Data to Stay Close to COVID-Influenced Consumers

April 29, 2022

Via: RIS News

As we continue riding out the pandemic, it’s important for grocery retailers to understand shopping behavior has been altered forever. E-marketer reports that online grocery sales grew 54% in 2020, exceeding initial pre-COVID projections. In 2021, online grocery shopping is […]

News & Trends

Getting ready for Modex

March 28, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

The last major live event I attended was Modex in March 2020. I will never forget walking off the first leg of the fight home from Atlanta into the Baltimore airport. It was around 9 PM on a Wednesday night, […]


How These Three Pillars Can Soften the Bullwhip Effect in Your Supply Chain

December 9, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Supply chain challenges are nothing new, but they are newly in the spotlight as massive consumer delays and shortages affect the shopping public. Impacted by everything from container shortages to port congestion to loss of labor and COVID-related shutdowns, supply […]

News & Trends

REI pushes on climate neutrality, doubles used gear sales in 2020

April 14, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Despite the blow dealt to virtually all retailers by the pandemic — REI in particular laid off 5% of its retail staff in July last year — the company ended the year in a relatively solid position, and without losing […]

Retail Types, Stores

American Eagle shares rise as retailer plots at least 200 store closures in malls, making Aerie a $2 billion brand

January 21, 2021


American Eagle shares rose Thursday afternoon, as the teen apparel retailer outlined plans to close hundreds of stores in the coming years, while it looks to grow it lingerie and active-wear brand Aerie to a $2 billion business. The stock […]