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March 22, 2018

Global supply chain executive, Peter Melville, Head of Retail Supply Chains at DB Schenker was the latest to join the CBX Webcast Series. Peter discussed past supply chain practices vs. current innovations such as, sourcing management software, supply chain software, p...

March 8, 2018

Amazon has served as an industry disruptor over the past 2 decades beginning when they posted 100% growth rates for every quarter in 1996. Amazon sustained that growth into 1997, leading to 148 million dollars in sales at the close of that year. In the 1990’s selling d...

February 21, 2018

The demand for fast, affordable and even disposable fashion has soared over the last decade. And as a result, mass retailers are under pressure to find the next low-cost retail sourcing destination, where cheap labour and low overheads mean jeans, dresses and jackets c...

December 21, 2017

The retail supply chain has been going through a massive transformation. Traditional brick and mortar retailers seek to leverage their stores to better compete against Amazon and other ecommerce retailers.

There are several key supply chain trends to watch in 2018.

Omnic...

December 20, 2017

How can retailers scale their businesses without adding head count? How can you source directly from the factory without the people and processes in place? Can you successfully cut out the middleman while increasing margins and adding hundreds of thousands of dollars t...

October 11, 2017

How to save money and go factory direct.

How can retailers scale their businesses without adding head count? How can you source directly from the factory without the people and processes in place? Can you successfully cut out the middleman while increasing margins and a...

August 1, 2017

Let’s face it; most of us are consumers who love to shop.   Often we don’t take the time to think about the effects consumers have on the retail industry and its global sourcing operations. Many consumers are loyal shoppers who tend to frequent the same retail outlets...

June 14, 2017

The current retail market has clearly evolved and retailers need to rethink their strategy. Today’s consumer has raised the bar on what they want in terms of price, quality, product assortment and service.

At the recent Supply Chain 360 Conference, Jane Singer, Director...

June 8, 2017

Retailers around the world have increased investments in retail technologies such as omnichannel retailing, digital wallet, RFID, and inventory software. On the other hand, investments in global supply chain technologies, particularly technologies related to product de...

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