Saturday 18th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Malory Davies, FCILT, Editor.

Christmas 2014: how was it for you?

Christmas was supposed to be a high point for online retail – and for many it was, early figures reveal. Online retail sales were up 37 per cent month-on-month in November, according to the IMRG Capgemini e-retail sales index.

Logistics Christmas for John Lewis

Online sales at John Lewis were up 19 per cent on last year in the five weeks to 27th December, driving total sales growth of 5.8 per cent to £777m.

Online shopping pushing up cost-to-serve

The rise on online shopping is pushing up retailers’ overall cost-to-serve, and will affect profits over the next 12 months unless retailers achieve decent sales growth, according to the KMPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank.

Logistics Christmas for John Lewis

Online sales at John Lewis were up 19 per cent on last year in the five weeks to 27th December, driving total sales growth of 5.8 per cent to £777m. Managing director Andy Street said: “With Black Friday driving a higher proportion of online sales and customers increasingly wanting more convenience, this has meant a […]

On the spike: will Black Friday be a pain in the chain next year?

On the day after Thanksgiving, the city of Philadelphia in the United States experiences particularly heavy and disruptive traffic.  And that, I am reliably informed, is why it is now known as “Black Friday”.  And Black it was for some retailers, who simply couldn’t keep up with the scale of the shopping binge in the […]