Tag: Supply Chain

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon urging shoppers to collect their orders in-store as its delivery network is pushed to limit

November 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is urging shoppers to click & collect their online orders from its physical stores as it tries to ease the pressure on its delivery operations this Christmas period. In signs the ecommerce giant expects its logistics network to be […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Delays, surcharges and returns: Holiday shipping headaches have just begun

November 9, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The pandemic rattled most aspects of the industry — consumer demand surges, supply strains, widespread store closures — but it also accelerated some trends analysts were already projecting, notably the increased adoption of e-commerce. Due to most nonessential stores closing […]

E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 Predictions

September 3, 2020

Via: Independent Retailer

Many are wondering how holiday sales and events such as Black Friday will be affected by the economic turndown. Klaviyo, an independently owned marketing platform focused on ecommerce business, predicts that Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 will be the […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Covid-19 May Propel E-Commerce Drone Deliveries

August 21, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

It is estimated that around 70 countries have introduced mandatory quarantines and lockdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic as world governments continue in their efforts to reduce the spread of infection. The fear of becoming infected with the virus […]


Four Supply Chain Trends Worth Watching

August 12, 2020

Via: SCMR Editorial

As we approach the mid-point of August, we thought it might be worthwhile to examine a handful of developments that may soon change the global supply chain landscape. Falling behind. Just 10% of companies were on the right path to […]

Retail Trends, Suppliers

Retailers need way more fulfillment space to keep up with booming online sales

July 10, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Retailers will need an additional one billion square feet of industrial real estate by 2025 as the need for warehouse space grows along with online sales, according to a new report by JLL, the commercial real estate firm. The novel […]


COVID-19 exposes retail’s supply chain shortcomings

June 15, 2020

Via: RetailWire

A new study finds future investments in flexibility, visibility and automation will be necessary to adapt to crises similar to the coronavirus pandemic. The study from the University of Warwick and supply chain software provider Blue Yonder, based on insights […]


Will retailers pass along or eat COVID-19 shipping surcharges?

June 4, 2020

Via: RetailWire

It’s not unusual for United Parcel Service or FedEx to tack-on surcharges for retailers and consumer-direct brands shipping products during peak periods leading up to Christmas. Merchants do not, however, expect such charges in June. Of course, this June is […]

Retail Trends

7 Predictions For How COVID-19 Will Change Retail In The Future

May 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

Big shifts are already in motion as society evolves from a care-free world to one under lockdown. Even as economies reopen, social distancing may become a way of life until there is a vaccine for COVID-19. New consumer behaviors formed […]


Four Ways Retailers Can Focus on Supply Chain Management to Handle COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Via: Independent Retailer

COVID-19 is having a tremendous effect on the economy at large and the day-to-day operations of companies around the world. With many business owners wondering how to keep their companies afloat during this time, proper supply chain management is more […]