Future of Retail
Funding Roundup: Transfix, Vopero, Inteluck, and Others Shine Bright with Funding Success
It has been an outstanding week for startups in the e-commerce, logistics and supply chain space. Check out 6 of their amazing achievements: Transfix, Vopero, Inteluck, Vision AI, Neo Mobility and Showroom B2B.
Oct 27, 2023
Streamlining Last-Mile Delivery With Parcel Lockers: Featuring Insights from Leaders in Logistics and Doddle
Discover how parcel lockers are revolutionizing last-mile delivery, offering enhanced convenience, efficiency, and cost savings during peak season and beyond.
Oct 26, 2023
UPS to Acquire Happy Returns, a Leading Player in Reverse Logistics, from PayPal
With this strategic move, UPS aims to streamline and extend no-box, no-label returns throughout the United States, addressing a persistent e-commerce challenge.
Oct 26, 2023
Funding Roundup: Lottie, Creative Force, Oorjaa and Others Land Fresh Funding
It has been an outstanding week for startups in the e-commerce, logistics and supply chain space. Check out 6 of their amazing achievements: Lottie, Creative Force, Oorjaa, Relewise, BIVA Analytics and Tripplo.
Oct 20, 2023
Preparations for Peak Season 2023 Report
Get ready for Peak Season 2023 with our report covering the latest trends, expert advice, and insights to maximize sales.
Oct 19, 2023
Funding Roundup: Meolaa, Loop, Pickle and Others Achieve Capital Infusion
It has been an outstanding week for startups in the e-commerce, logistics and supply chain space. Check out 6 of their amazing achievements: Meolaa, Loop, MyDello, MarketLeap, Pickle and Velostics.
Oct 13, 2023
Preparing Your E-Commerce Logistics for Peak Season 2023
This is your chance to learn peak season tips from Natalie Frow, the Managing Director for Retail at DHL Supply Chain; Dennis Li, General Manager of Cainiao Europe Parcel Network; and Ricky McAulay, Operations Development Director at Royal Mail.
Oct 12, 2023
5 Shopping Trends You Should Know for Peak Season Success
By understanding and embracing these holiday shopping trends, retailers can create a unique and engaging shopping experience that fosters customer loyalty, and boost sales during peak season 2023.
Oct 10, 2023
Funding Roundup: Ergos, Resourcify, Boxbot and Others Celebrate Funding Boost
It has been an outstanding week for startups in the e-commerce, logistics and supply chain space. Check out 6 of their amazing achievements: Resourcify, Boxbot, Ergos, Yaysay, BoomGrow and Giftpack.
Oct 06, 2023
Introducing the Parcel Monitor Global Carrier Database: Retailers’ Trusted Source for Logistics Partners
Backed by thousands of robust performance data points, Parcel Monitor's Global Carrier Database offers a rapidly expanding and unparalleled repository of logistics companies across the globe.
Oct 05, 2023
The Future of Retail
Sustainability in retail
The retail landscape is undergoing an unprecedented transition. From an increase in cross-border e-commerce to the rise of omnichannel retail and growing emphasis on sustainability in retail, the retail revolution is picking up speed. Consumers nowadays not only care about product quality and prices but also how ethical the product is and its impact on the environment. As evidenced by an emergence of new sustainable clothing brands in recent years, sustainability has indeed moved up on the agenda in the future of retail.
Retail shopping is easily accessible
Omnichannel commerce is one of the top retail trends in 2022. Omnichannel retail describes a model in which consumers can interact with the brand via multiple sales and media channels. With this retail revolution, consumers can access the products they need seamlessly while brands can collect clients’ information and data to optimize operations and shopping experiences significantly.
Digital transformation in retail
Digital transformation is the process of integrating digital technologies into all aspects of a business model. Digital transformation improves customer experience and helps optimize the operations of brands. Optimizing operations is one of the pillars of retail digital transformation. As organizations today operate on a multi-channel playing field, integrating digital technologies is paramount to realizing the full benefits of digital transformation in retail.
Omnichannel retail has become a prominent trend in the retail landscape and is now an integral aspect of the retail revolution. It is a strategy that offers a seamless shopping experience that allows businesses to interact with their customers across multiple platforms. Many brands and retailers have adopted omnichannel commerce as their go-to strategy. Some of the more successful omnichannel retailers include Nespresso, LEGO, Sephora, and Pomelo. Each of these brands have unique approaches to omnichannel retail that are worth learning from.