Analysis: Why are retailers so keen to deliver through transport hubs?

John Lewis’s new store in St Pancras station is a first for the retailer, but it isn’t just seeking to tap into growing retail sales at transport hubs – its click-and-collect offer is a key part of both its delivery strategy and its plans for growth.

Transport hubs are increasingly important for fulfilment strategies at retailers including John Lewis and Asda, as they seek to make the last mile cheaper.

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