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Get set for ‘Out of Stock Saturday’

Saturday 12th December has been dubbed “Out of Stock Saturday” by analysts Clear Returns, as it will be the day when the largest number of retailers’ stock will be tied up in the returns loop and unavailable to buy.

Four-fold increase for iForce

iForce has almost quadrupled its workforce from 750 to 2600 to cope with Black Friday and the rest of the Christmas season this year. The logistics and software company expect to dispatch 146,000 items on Black Friday – which would be a year-on-year increase of 23.5 per cent.

Asda calls time on Black Friday

Asda has said customer “shopping fatigue” has prompted a decision to opt out of shopping phenomenon Black Friday this month.

Snapfulfil expects 70pc Christmas uplift

Snapfulfil, the SaaS WMS supplier, expects to handle a 70 per cent uplift in transactions on its system in the run up to Christmas this year. To accommodate this uplift, the company has invested in extra server capacity to maintain service levels and availability to all customers during the critical peak trading period. This is […]

Black Friday backlash from US outdoor retailer

US outdoor retailer REI has bucked the Black Friday trend and has announced it will close all 143 of its retail locations, its headquarters and two distribution centres on November 27th – now one of the busiest trading days of the year.

DPD opens £100m parcels hub

DPD has officially opened its £100 million parcels hub at Hinckley ready for the Black Friday and Christmas peak.