Top 10 retail trends for 2017 and beyond.
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Top 10 retail trends for 2017 and beyond.

By Jerry Koch I recently presented an On The Move webinar where I discussed the retail trends for 2017 and beyond. After compiling the data from various industry…

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Bad Backs Cost Billions – so what’s the cure?
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Bad Backs Cost Billions – so what’s the cure?

In 2015/16 a total of 8.8 million* working days were lost due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs), which is reported to have cost Great Britain over £5 billion.…

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Blue Apron and the Subscription Retail Supply Chain.
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Blue Apron and the Subscription Retail Supply Chain.

The subscription retail model is not a new concept. The first basic model I can think of is a magazine subscription – a new magazine came every month…

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Arrowxl enhances service proposition with £1.7 million investment in Wigan.
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Arrowxl enhances service proposition with £1.7 million investment in Wigan.

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has completed work on a £1.7m high bay pallet racking system at its warehouse in Wigan. The substantial investment doubles…

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Zebra unveils Smartpack to bring visibilty that’s visionary into loading operations.
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Zebra unveils Smartpack to bring visibilty that’s visionary into loading operations.

ZEBRA SMARTPACK SOLUTION SUITE CREATES INTELLIGENT LOADING ENVIRONMENTS TO MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE AND PROFITABILITY Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give…

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Alibaba’s CMO on its ambitions to be the first global Chinese brand.
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Alibaba’s CMO on its ambitions to be the first global Chinese brand.

The Chinese marketplace giant believes its true brand value is “underrated and underestimated” by the Western business world. Alibaba might be one of the biggest companies in the…

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Logistics contract caters for Kavis’s growing needs .
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Logistics contract caters for Kavis’s growing needs .

Disposable food and catering products, packaging and utensils supplier, Kavis, has outsourced management of its UK B2C supply chain to Walker Logistics. “Having seen growth in online sales…

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Omnichannel Supply Chain Metrics: What Should Supply Chain Leaders Measure?
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Omnichannel Supply Chain Metrics: What Should Supply Chain Leaders Measure?

There is no easy way to say it; single-channel retail is dead. Customers want the flexibility of shopping online, over the phone, via apps, social media and in-person.…

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Wrap it up: How to package unusual items.
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Wrap it up: How to package unusual items.

With the growth of online shopping comes the expectation that we should be able to get our hands on pretty much anything with a few clicks of a…

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Clorox outsources supply chain to DHL.
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Clorox outsources supply chain to DHL.

Family supplies brand Clorox has chosen to outsource distribution of its products around Australia to DHL Supply Chain. According to a statement, the partnership reflects Clorox’s focus on…

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