Black Friday 2021

Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies

Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers' Ecommerce Strategies

The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if consumers are looking to hit stores bright and early on Friday, the last almost two years of ecommerce acceleration and validation have changed retailers’ omnichannel strategies. Retailers will […]

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Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies

The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if consumers are looking to hit stores bright and early on Friday, the last almost two years of ecommerce acceleration and validation have changed retailers’ omnichannel strategies. Retailers will […]

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Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies

Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail executives have been investing in resiliency strategies for the holiday season starting last year, like putting money towards omnichannel fulfillment, more flexible operations and inventory management solutions. Where […]

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How Grocers, Producers and Importers Should Maneuver Rising Meat Prices

US families are gearing up for another holiday season of turkeys, hams, and seasonal feasting. Even though consumers planning to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend has gone up by 1.7 million according to NRF, inflation is adding an extra layer of strain to the rebound grocers are hoping for, with U.S. dollar inflation making its […]

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Is the Supply Chain Ready for Black Friday?

Key Points: The future of the supply chain is still undetermined. More companies pulled their inventory to warehouses earlier this year. The U.S. may consider options to become more independent in the future. 2021 could very well be remembered as the year that supply chain went mainstream. What was once a niche topic discussed […]

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies
November 26, 2021

The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if consumers are looking to hit stores bright and early on Friday, the last almost two years of ecommerce acceleration and validation have changed retailers’ omnichannel strategies. Retailers will […]

Read More
Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies
November 25, 2021

Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail executives have been investing in resiliency strategies for the holiday season starting last year, like putting money towards omnichannel fulfillment, more flexible operations and inventory management solutions. Where […]

Read More
How Grocers, Producers and Importers Should Maneuver Rising Meat Prices
November 24, 2021

US families are gearing up for another holiday season of turkeys, hams, and seasonal feasting. Even though consumers planning to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend has gone up by 1.7 million according to NRF, inflation is adding an extra layer of strain to the rebound grocers are hoping for, with U.S. dollar inflation making its […]

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Is the Supply Chain Ready for Black Friday?
November 18, 2021

Key Points: The future of the supply chain is still undetermined. More companies pulled their inventory to warehouses earlier this year. The U.S. may consider options to become more independent in the future. 2021 could very well be remembered as the year that supply chain went mainstream. What was once a niche topic discussed […]

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