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14 October 2020

White paper: Retail Supply Chains in the ‘New Normal’

It's no secret that COVID-19 has caused massive disruptions for retailers. Unpredictable customer demand has led to stock issues, impacting supply chains across the globe.Companies have had to adapt almost overnight to rethink how they move and manage stock to mitigate risks which are increasingly unpredictable and show little sign...

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13 October 2020

Covid-19 disruption drives five new retail supply chain trends

The business disruption caused by COVID-19 has resulted in four out of five (82%) retailers changing their approach to stock management and is driving five retail supply chain trends.This is according to a new report from logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), which shows how the pandemic has caused...

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Raconteur Supply Chain Resilience Front Cover

29 September 2020

COVID-19 rewrites the supply chain rules

Advanced Supply Chain Group features in The Times Raconteur supplement sharing insight on how COVID-19 has accelerated and amplified the challenges retailers were already facing and how to evolve their supply chain models to serve a multi-channel digital strategy.In this special report, Claire Webb and Ben Balfour share their expertise...

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1 September 2020

Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020

As we navigate the ever-changing landscape that COVID-19 presents, it's our priority to ensure that our staff remain as safe as possible while at work.That's why we have carried out risk assessments across all of our sites and have been awarded a certificate from the Health and Safety Executive to...

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17 July 2020

Returning to the ‘new normal’ of homeware retail

COVID-19 has changed the world.Every facet of life is a little bit different; everybody has had to flex and adapt, and businesses have had to diversify and innovate to match the changing behaviours of their clients, customers and supply chain partners.Before the word coronavirus abruptly entered into our vocabulary, e-commerce...

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15 June 2020

Effective stock management will be the key to retail revival

Poor stock inventory leads to 10 retailer profit warnings, wiping an average 22% off market value of retailers and totalling £1.6billion Stock management issues this year could cost £66bn because of coronavirus disruption to stock supply and stock surplus/obsolescence Retailers must act now to get a grip of stock and...

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