Supply Chain Management Blog
The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics buzzed with competitive spirit and international fellowship this year, fueling each country’s fiery national pride for the next two years.
Valentine’s Day, beyond being an occasion to indulge, adore and sugar load, presents the perfect opportunity to reflect on relationships. Brands have countless relationships to manage, within their business and even across their channels, though when it comes to keeping things up and running, it may be most important to review the relationship to they have with their supply chain partners.
Another Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, leaving consumers’ wallets a little lighter and their holiday shopping lists a little shorter.
ModusLink officially launched its Financial Management Services offering this month, which ensures secure transactions, regulatory compliance and fraud protection to make it simpler and safer for companies eager to expand globally.
As consumer experience evolves technologically and globally, Black Friday — the king of consumer holidays — has grown along with it.
Though hard to believe, the holidays are nearly here, meaning we’re closing in on two of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
With news of Google and Walmart teaming up in an effort to unseat Amazon as the king of e-commerce, many have been wondering what the future of online shopping will look like. While much of the resulting conversations have been centered around voice-ordered shopping though Google’s virtual assistant, what has largely fell under the radar is the impact this alliance will have on an industry ripe for disruption.
In the time it is taking you to read this sentence, approximately 100 products were just sold on Amazon – and that’s with a conservative calculation of 35 orders coming into the e-commerce behemoth every second.
Not bad for a brand that started as a bookseller out of a guy’s garage. But it could be bad for you—if your brand is missing out on opportunities due to the massive hold Amazon has on today’s consumers.
From cosmetics, clothes and snacks, to high-end golf supplies, dog treats and specialty socks, there seems to be a subscription box to meet nearly anyone’s – and presumably, everyone’s – preferences. In fact, by some industry estimates, more than 2,500 subscription box companies that have emerged in the last 3 years. This number is only expected to increase as consumers continue to demand customization and convenience.
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