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 world to shutter. With backlogs of orders and—for a time—only essential goods moving, a never-before-seen surplus of inventory emerged, preventing…

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

Retail refunds: frocky horror show

Pent-up demand, retailers hope, will send shoppers rushing to stores when lockdowns end. Chances are, however, that plenty will be…

May 26 2020 · 1 min read

Sustainability in Today’s Market: A Must for Retailers and Brands

Just as consumer demand leads the course of product development, so too does it guide the course of product disposal.…

May 26 2020 · 4 min read

A Look at Sales, Safety, and Strategies for European Apparel Retailers

As the effects of COVID-19 spread around the world, different product categories were disproportionately affected, and the fashion industry was…

May 21 2020 · 3 min read

Watch Webinar: Strategies for Excess Apparel, During + Post COVID

As apparel stores begin to reopen across Europe, it’s likely excess stock is growing in warehouses that will need to…

May 19 2020 · 1 min read