Supply chain

The latest news, analysis, data and video on fulfilment, the supply chain and logistics in retail.

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Analysis: How fashion retailers can offload £15bn of old stock without huge Sales


With non-essential retail stores just weeks away from reopening their doors, many retailers now have to contend with the excess out-of-season stock that has piled up in both stores and warehouses.

Explore: The retail supply chain

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Opinion: No-deal Brexit would be a greater challenge for grocers than coronavirus


UK grocers and the food supply chain have stood tall and fed the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, but a no-deal Brexit in January could be a crisis too far.



Seven tech innovations to help run stores in a post-coronavirus world


While store reopenings are set for June 15, retailers are aware that it will not be business as usual. In order to prepare retail spaces to be both safe and efficient, here are some new technologies retailers could use to bolster their reopening plans.

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Analysis: Coronavirus – the devastating impact on fashion’s supply chain


As shuttered fashion retailers cancel orders, suppliers around the world face a bleak future. Grace Bowden looks at the impact of the coronavirus crisis on retail’s supply chain.

The future of fashion

Future of Fashion

Are smart clothes the future? Will fashion retail be dominated by platforms?

These are the questions facing the fashion industry today, as what consumers want and how retailers deliver that to them shifts rapidly.

Read our deep dive into the future of fashion to find out how clothing design, manufacturing and retail is transforming, and how retailers can prepare for this new world of fashion.

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