February 2018 marked the second anniversary of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) that has reshaped international trade for importers and exporters.
In addition to increased scrutiny of supply chains and border compliance, the remainder of the year … Read more
For consumers, the purchasing experience continues to merge the digital and physical, and retailers are adapting to keep up. Now, the supply chain extends beyond the store shelf, connecting to consumers’ mobile devices and computers. Buyers expect products to be … Read more
No one ever said consumer behavior was logical. Research shows consumers want fast shipping, but they also want it for free or at minimal cost. That can make your last mile ─ which is usually longer than a mile ─ … Read more
Packaging is about more than putting as many boxes as possible in a truck or on a shelf. Consumers notice when shippers use an oversized box stuffed full of packing peanuts to transport a small item. They resent the waste … Read more
After the 2018 NRF Big Show, you could say there’s good news and bad news for retailers.
The good news: the hype around the retail apocalypse is largely overblown. But the bad news: in 2017, 21 major retailers filed for … Read more