Retail is changing fast. Multi-channel retailing is the name of the game for leading high street brands, but a strategic mix of online and physical stores is far from simple to manage, as the world”s second largest computer maker is finding out.
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Just how important the supply chain is to the financial well being of an enterprise has been understood by a number of enlightened CFOs for some time. But now, it appears, investors are keen to have a greater understanding of the competitive position re
Once considered the domain of eco-warriors, such as ‘Swampy’ and Prince Charles, environmental awareness has, over the past year, been catapulted to the forefront of main-stream thinking – we are now all expected to be ‘greener’ than ‘green’.
The recent earthquake in north west Japan has sent reverberations through the supply chains of Japan’s leading car makers. And once again, questions are being asked about the risks involved in single sourcing and lean production systems.
Supply Chain Standard’s new website is now live. Since the magazine’s rebranding as Supply Chain Standard in February, extensive work has been undertaken to create what will undoubtedly be the most comprehensive ‘knowledge bank’ on supply chain thinking i
Those of you that attended the Extended Supply Chain conference in London at the end of March will have heard that the event has been acquired by Centaur Media plc, the publishers of Supply Chain Standard.
Retailers are facing a number of tough challenges. Firstly, there is the growing demand by consumers for Fair Trade goods. This places the onus on retailers to source goods, such as cotton garments, from ethically sound producers – so salving consumer con
Welcome to the first edition of Supply Chain Standard, the new name for Logistics Europe.
Over the ten years of The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, Logistics Europe has worked closely with its partners to seek out best practice in supply chain management. Our aim has been to benchmark performance and to set the standards by which supp
The maxim ‘The customer is king’ has always held true in retailing. The problem is ‘the king’ is now more demanding than ever.