Tag: warehouses


How Smart Supply Chain Management Boosts Brand Identity

February 13, 2024

Via: SCMR Editorial

The history of customer service dates to nearly the beginning of time, back to when merchants of the ancient civilizations in Rome and Greece worked to satisfy their customers. It has evolved since then, but until the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted […]

News & Trends

Covid changed shopping forever. Here’s what it means for your favorite stores

December 24, 2020


Academy Sports & Outdoors’ more than 250 stores shuttered for weeks in the early days of the Covid pandemic. But as lockdown orders eased and these stores reopened, many customers still didn’t feel comfortable coming inside to buy camping gear […]


Costco brings big and bulky delivery in-house with $1B acquisition

March 18, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

While Costco displays big and bulky items such as furniture and appliances in-store, the majority of the sales take place online, Galanti said. Costco does some of the delivery itself, he continued, but a lot of it is managed by […]

Retail Types, Stores

America Has Too Many Malls, Not Enough E-Commerce Warehouses

June 26, 2017

Via: Consumerist

There are many to blame for the demise of malls, but there’s one important factor that’s easy to fforget: There are just too dang many of them. The U.S. has more retail square footage per person than other industrialized countries, […]


Report: Retailer demand for massive warehouses slows

March 6, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Construction of warehouses with at least 300,000 square feet rose 77% in the last quarter of 2016, adding up to 25.5 million square feet, according to research from real estate brokerage firm Colliers cited by The Wall Street Journal. However, […]