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Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

By Slimane Allab, EMEA General Manager and SVP, LLamasoft.

The ongoing US/China trade war affects businesses’ supply chains in a variety of ways and not just in terms of increased taxes and tariffs.

Restore Technology promises ‘smarter, cleaner, greener’ IT disposal solutions following shock Arrow withdrawal

Restore Technology promises ‘smarter, cleaner, greener’ IT disposal solutions following shock Arrow withdrawal

Restore Technology, the UK provider of IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) solutions, has announced a pledge to offer ‘smarter, cleaner, greener IT disposal solutions’ following the shock announcement that rival Arrow Electronics is closing its ITAD business.

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

ActiveViam has released a new study on pricing strategies and concerns from retailers. For the “Pricing Strategy Survey,” ActiveViam polled more than 500 senior pricing decision makers and executives at retailers with at least 100 employees from 21 May to 2 June 2 2019.

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

By Branwell Moffat, Director of Commerce Consulting at Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group.

Consumers love the way mobile enables them to slot online shopping, browsing and product research into their busy day as they sit on the train, wait in line for a coffee or kill time between appointments.

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

Parcel service delivery has evolved significantly in recent years, especially as online sales continue to soar, the demand for parcel delivery has gone up in parallel.

Consumer confidence remains low as companies look to provide a human touch

Consumer confidence remains low as companies look to provide a human touch

Consumer confidence remains flat in Q2 amid continued economic uncertainty, according to the Deloitte Consumer Tracker Survey.

Amazon Prime Day has ended – Futuresource explains how its daily price tracking service witnessed the greatest online event of projector deals yet

Amazon Prime Day has ended – Futuresource explains how its daily price tracking service witnessed the greatest online event of projector deals yet

By Victoria Tselykh, Information Analyst, Futuresource.

When people think of Amazon Prime Day, home projection may not be the first tech category that comes to mind but the etailer, online retail in general in fact, has grown to become a key channel for projector sales.

‘Love Island effect’ boosts UK’s men’s grooming market

‘Love Island effect’ boosts UK’s men’s grooming market

The total value of the men’s prestige grooming market in the UK was valued at £500 million in the 12 months to the end of June 2019, according to The NPD Group, an increase of £2.2 million on the same period the year before.

OneMarket introduces customer activation platform dedicated to retail

OneMarket introduces customer activation platform dedicated to retail

OneMarket has announced the availability of the OneMarket Customer Activation Platform, claimed to be the first combined data management platform and solutions ecosystem built exclusively to help retailers, brands and venues identify, understand and communicate with customers to build longer-lasting, more profitable relationships.

16% of UK shops lie empty according to Freedom of Information

16% of UK shops lie empty according to Freedom of Information

According to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), 15.9% of all shops and retail outlets in the UK now lie empty.

The figures obtained by Duff & Phelps,…

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