Tag: distribution


Supply chain snags could knock out $17B in apparel and footwear profit in 2022: report

January 26, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Supply chains around the world are still working through bottlenecks along nearly every point in the chain, from raw material production to domestic trucking. While last year’s holiday season didn’t bring the system-wide collapse that some feared, retailers and brands […]

Retail Types, Stores, Suppliers

Supplier, stuck with $85M hand sanitizer order, sues Kroger

December 8, 2020

Via: RetailWire

K7 Design Group, a family-owned manufacturer and distributor of consumer products marketing under the “Ultra Defense” brand label, has filed an $85 million lawsuit against Kroger alleging that the grocer placed a huge order for hand sanitizer in the early […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart to open holiday pop-ups to meet demand for online orders

November 16, 2020

Via: Charged

One of the world’s biggest retailers will open pop-up ecommerce distribution centres this year in order to fulfil home delivery orders. In a blog posted on the company’s website, the discount retailer announced it is taking space in 42 of […]

News & Trends

Amazon adding new fulfillment center in Las Vegas

April 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As Amazon expands its reach, it has been building out its distribution base with tech-heavy fulfillment nodes that can take up more space than two dozen football fields. As its operations expand, Amazon has struggled with its fulfillment expenses, quarter […]


An Overview Of Material Handling Equipment

March 15, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

When it comes to packing material and equipment, companies have diverse needs. A home business may need boxes and envelopes for shipping products; a furniture mover may need dollies and blankets; and a factory may need crates, strapping, and winches. […]

News & Trends

6 Ways To Own (Or Lose) Customers At The Virtual Shelf Space

April 4, 2016

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

All CPG marketers know that bad things happen when shelf placement in stores is not monitored. We have seen it all: unopened shippers, broken coupon machines and competitors taking your prime position.  Unless you keep a close watch on your […]

News & Trends, Others, Tech

Deloitte Outlook Highlights Critical Success Factors For Retailers in 2016

March 7, 2016

Via: Innovative Retail Technologies News

Deloitte recently released its 2016 Retail and Distribution Industry Outlook, in which Rod Sides, US Retail and Distribution leader at Deloitte, shares his thoughts on growth opportunities and industry trends for retail and distribution firms in 2016. Among other things, […]