20.09.13 - A brief round-up of some of the individuals who have made a difference in retail this week from OfficeMax, Fits.me, Monsoon, JDA Software and Burton.
JD Sports has reported solid half-year results, and it said this week that its Oracle Retail systems integration is progressing well.
Essential Retail editor Ben Sillitoe caught up with Hilary Devey, the Dragons' Den star and CEO of Pall-Ex, to talk retail, the future of business and why logistics is a "necessary evil".
The Hut Group is planning on expanding its head office and warehouse space to support its growing business, and it has committed to further tech innovation in the year ahead.
Toby Paxton, multichannel supply chain lead partner at Deloitte UK, looks at the innovative services retailers must develop to ensure their supply chains are set up for convenient fulfilment.
In one of Europe's largest logistics deals, global on-line fashion retailer, ASOS, has awarded a three-year contract for the management of its worldwide distribution centre to Norbert Dentressangle
23.08.13 - a brief round-up of some of the individuals who have made a difference in retail this week from John Lewis, Cisco Systems, SuperGroup, BT and Urban Outfitters
As a new IT and logistics apprenticeship is announced this week, a digital retail expert says chief information officers can become future retail leaders if they adopt the right mindset.
Asda has announced it will be the first UK grocer to offer a same-day click & collect service, but is it an important differentiator in the competitive grocery sector?
What was once the under-the-radar element of the retail supply chain must now be dynamic and visible. IMRG's Andrew Starkey tells Ben Sillitoe just how technology is driving the business of logistics and helping meet shoppers' demands.
Same-day delivery is now being offered at PC World and Currys, along with a number of forward-thinking retailers in the UK.
Mark Hewitt is leaving logistics business iForce after helping the firm adapt to the multichannel retail world.