DHL plans to open a fashion & apparel centre of excellence in Shanghai in the fourth quarter of 2010 to take advantage of China’s $7.5bn fashion logistics market
Louis Vuitton Japan has signed a contract with Kuehne + Nagel Japan for the management of its regional distribution centre.
Americana International, which owns the Bench clothing brand, has chosen Clipper Logistics to run its UK warehousing and transport operations.
Fashion clothing company All Saints has taken a 82,909 sq ft distribution unit on O12 Larkfield Ltd c/o Rugby Asset Management’s 320,000 sq ft Larkfield Mill industrial estate in Aylesford, Kent.
Corporate clothing retailer Dimensions Clothing brought in CI Logistics to install a Quodeck garment hanging, racking and shelving system at its 275,000 sq ft distribution centre
Fashion logistics company Advance Processing has taken developer Premier Property Group’s 144,620 sq ft 606 warehouse on the Euroway Industrial Estate in Bradford at a rent of £4 per sq ft.
London Fashion Week has named DHL as its official logistics partner for the spring/summer 2010 event, which runs from 18th – 22nd September.
Womenswear fashion chain Jane Norman has centralised its operations by closing three London hubs and setting up a global distribution centre to feed its 225 stores.
Fashion can be a fickle thing. What’s in one week might be old news the next week so retailers need to keep on top of changing trends and adapt supply chains accordingly to thrive. Lucy Tesseras
European retailer WE Fashion has selected Oracle Retail applications to support its growth, help improve profitability and operational flexibility.