How Alibaba, JD.Com and Jumia are Revolutionizing the Ecommerce Supply Chain

With $1 trillion in revenue in 2017 alone, China’s ecommerce market is now the largest in the world, propelling Asia-Pacific’s ascent as a digital powerhouse. Meanwhile, India has the fastest-growing internet consumer base, expanding at an...

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The Blurring Line Between Retail and Logistics

Our notion of convenience is evolving. Being able to offer options, from product variety to flexible delivery schemes, is essential for every business. That’s probably why some of the biggest companies in the world are moving beyond retail to...

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Fast Fashion's Inventory Woes: 3 Ways Retailers Can Stay in Business

Since the 1990’s, when little-known clothing retailer Zara announced it could take a garment from concept to rack in just 15 days, “fast fashion” has captured the minds of consumers. Brands like Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 peddle cheap clothing—and...

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Supply Chain Best Practices: The Customer-Obsessed Supply Chain

Until recently consumers were willing to wait as long as they had to, to get their hands on hyped-up products offered by the hottest brands. They had no choice. But the business landscape has changed dramatically in the last decade. Amazon Prime...

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The Myth of the Retail Apocalypse

These days we hear constant talk of the retail apocalypse—but contrary to what the headlines may suggest, brick-and-mortar isn't going away any time soon.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

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