Month: April 2016

B-Stock to Exhibit at SCOPE

B-Stock is heading to SCOPE next week, May 1-3, in Schaumburg, IL. SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s leading executive level conference that connects supply chain executives at Fortune 500 organizations with top solution providers to learn about their latest technology and innovations. This is our third time exhibiting at SCOPE and we look forward …

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Battling the knock-on effects of a warmer winter

The winter of 2015 was the warmest in 70 years and the mild weather has hit retailers hard, with accountancy firm Deloitte identifying average reductions of 41.8 per cent, the biggest since 2008. [2] What’s more, retailers are dealing with considerable amounts of excess, unsold winter stock as well as returned winter merchandise; all of …

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E-commerce returns are on the rise: what’s your reverse logistics plan?

There has been a lot of talk lately in the logistics community about the surge in e-commerce returns: a recent report from CBRE noted that they are growing at a 15-percent annual rate and in 2015 around 30 percent of online purchases were returned. Those are some pretty big numbers that can’t be ignored. What’s …

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In my opinion: getting rid of liquidated stock will be key retail priority after mild UK winter, says B-Stock Solutions

While the UK has experienced its warmest winter in 70 years, retailers have taken a substantial hit due to lower-than-average sales for seasonal merchandise as well as high return rates for winter wear. As a result, retailers have been left with considerably more excess winter stock than usual; most of which can’t remain or go …

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