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Best Tips & Practices for Dealing with Refund Abuse

October 14, 2021

Category: News & Trends

Returns have always been a sore spot for retailers, especially right after the holiday season. With the surge in online shopping that was brought on by the pandemic, refund abuse is becoming an even bigger concern, and experts predict this […]


Will retailers win now and lose later with long-term shipping contracts?

October 7, 2021

Category: Suppliers

Supply chain disruptions have plagued the U.S. retail landscape in recent months, raising concerns that Christmas shoppers will be met with stock outs rather than gifts when the holiday season gets under way. Some major retailers have been trying to […]


Retailers robot adoption being driven by “labour shortages and minimum wage increases”

September 28, 2021

Via: Charged
Category: News & Trends

Retailers are increasing their usage of “smart robots” throughout their supply chains in the wake of labour shortages dogging the industry, according to a new report. Gartner, the technology research and advisory specialist, says that “labour shortages and minimum wage […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Personalized Packaging Drives Loyalty & Market Share

October 14, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

You do not have to be a toddler to love the box as much as what is in it. The same can be said for businesses looking to gain market share. In an age of personalization, focusing on custom packaging […]


News & Trends

41 trade unions call for urgent reforms to ‘outdated and outmoded’ business rates system

October 14, 2021

Via: Charged

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and British Retail Consortium (BRC) along with 41 UK trade associations have outlined how action by the Chancellor in this month’s Budget to reform the business rates system could unleash a wave of investment […]


Suppliers

Walmart and Target reassure customers they’ll be stocked amid global supply chain squeeze

October 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Target and Walmart want shoppers to know that their supply chains are OK. Both retailers in recent days have issued public comments reassuring customers that they are proactively managing their imports and logistics, and will be stocked for the holiday […]