A Sustainable Strategy for Managing Excess Apparel

It wasn’t that long ago that we were talking about post-holiday returns and what apparel retailers could do to tackle them. Today, the problem of holiday returns seems like small potatoes compared with the impact of COVID-19. Apparel retailers are…

Jun 15 2020 · 1 min read

Online Auctions, 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago, Supply and Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine first launched, and along with it, a variety of content and news…

Jun 11 2020 · 1 min read

Thought Leadership Thursday (#TLT): Resuming Business in Europe After COVID-19

As different countries across Europe have started reopening their borders, there is the need to adopt to new norms in…

Jun 11 2020 · 7 min read

How artificial intelligence and augmented reality can put a dent in return rates

When it comes to online returns, the stats aren’t pretty. Consumers return 30% of ecommerce purchases and a study from…

Jun 09 2020 · 1 min read

Extensions, Restrictions, and Yes, Quarantines: Dealing with Returns Post Pandemic

We’ve been covering the state of the retail market in the midst of the pandemic, which forced stores around the…

Jun 09 2020 · 3 min read

One world, one sustainable future for retailers

Organisations and industries are facing increasing pressure to reduce their environmental impact. Apparel retailers in particular are feeling the scrutiny…

Jun 08 2020 · 1 min read

Smartphone Slumber, or Smartphone Surge?

Despite many industries being  affected in recent months due to a global pandemic, smartphone releases aren’t slowing down. Apple recently…

Jun 04 2020 · 4 min read

Retail Resilience is More than Immediate Recovery—It’s Planning Ahead

One of the many things the current situation has taught businesses worldwide is that in addition to consumer dependency, the…

Jun 02 2020 · 3 min read

The Future of Smartphones in a Still-Undefined Market

Over the past several months, it’s become clear that people all around the world have to embrace a new normal.…

May 28 2020 · 3 min read

Off-price could become bright spot for retail industry as stores reopen

An economic downturn and a glut of apparel and accessories are setting the stage for off-price retailers to recover faster…

May 27 2020 · 1 min read