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Supply chain

Why retailers are “pulling their hair out” over port delays
Ports delays punish retailers at the busiest time of the year. Image: Bigstock.

Why retailers are “pulling their hair out” over port delays

Ongoing disruption at Australia’s biggest ports will continue to cause major supply chain headaches for retailers and brands in the lead up to Christmas and even into early next year, as port authorities strug...
How Nobody Denim is sewing supply chain transparency into its clothes
The new challenges of last mile in the time of Covid
Boohoo scandal reveals the problem with fast fashion
What to expect from Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale this year

Supply chain Archives

The glamorous entry to the Twinings flagship store.

Inside Twinings’ London flagship store

Twinings' only direct-to-consumer store has undergone a major revamp, and is inviting customers to experience the brand ...

From the source: Patrick Schmidt, Global Fashion Group

Schmidt shares how the pandemic accelerated Global Fashion Group's plans, its focus on sustainability and ethical supply...
Glamorous women in black and white gowns on the runway.

Analysis: Fashion rethinks seasonality

Some of the biggest names in fashion want to rewrite the calendar that dictates when clothes are made, shown and sent to...

NZ Post to see delays in Auckland due to positive Covid-19 tests

Two staff members have tested positive for the virus.
plastic straws

More types of plastic to be phased out by 2025

Government calls for nationwide rethink of plastic use.
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What retail leaders can learn from the military

Contributor Craig Padoa explains why it's more important than ever to test new features.

Baby Bunting now shipping to NZ

The Australian retailer recently opened its website to New Zealand customers.

Apple commits to reach carbon neutrality by 2030

Tech firm will remove 75 per cent of total footprint, and offset remaining 25 per cent, within ten years.

Retailers, suppliers urged to eliminate plastic packaging

Businesses are being encouraged to switch to sustainable shipping materials.

Are stores destined to become micro-fulfilment centres?

The rapid increase in online shopping has led some retailers to turn turn shops into 'dark stores'. Here's how they work...

Kathmandu offers same-day delivery from Melbourne stores, which remain open despite lockdown

Outdoor retailer partners with Uber to give customers in lockdown more delivery options.

What retailers can learn from the food sector about clean warehouses

Contributor Jack Moroney reveals how retailers can make their warehouses more hygienic.

Five key apparel-sourcing trends for this year

Challenges provide opportunity to rethink business models.

Startup launches liquor delivery service in Christchurch

Startup adds liquor delivery in Christchurch along with its restaurant food delivery services.

NZ Post sets Christmas delivery deadlines

NZ Post has set postage deadlines to ensure presents are delivered on time.