SML RFID, software solutions provider, says according to its survey, the top priority for apparel and footwear retailers when looking to reopen their doors once the pandemic subsides is establishing a clear base-line inventory position.
Following its latest health assessment, the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) has determined that UK retail health worsened substantially in the first quarter of 2020, with the impact of COVID-19 being the key driver.
Demand for short-term warehousing is growing, but the longer-term picture looks more troubled, as the supply chain needs struggle to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
In March 2020, the monthly retail sales volume fell sharply by 5.1%; the largest fall since the series began as many stores ceased trading from 23 March following official government guidance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Without these workers the shelves in the Co-op stores around the East of England would have been, says GMB.
A team from Bibby Distribution used to picking, cutting, packing and distributing Perspex acrylic sheets has become part of the frontline effort to protect supermarket workers from contracting the coronavirus.
Retailers, no matter of size, now have the opportunity to get their parcels to customers competitively.
Watts Farm launches e-commerce website with logistics automation to save food at risk of waste due to pandemic