For years, apparel brands have promised to police their supply chains to root out unsafe conditions and worker abuse...
Jason Judd and Sarosh Kuruvilla 8 Jun 2020
DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...
28 May 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...
Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020
"Ugly" or "wonky" veg were blamed for up to 40% of wasted fruit and vegetables in 2013, as produce was discarded for failing to meet retailer appearance standards...
Miriam C. Dobson and Jill L. Edmondson 14 May 2019
DHL Express has launched Africa eShop, a platform enabling customers to shop directly from more than 200 US- and UK-based online retailers...
11 Apr 2019
British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer, Tesco, has launched a new discount chain called Jack's that's pegged to rival German discounters Aldi and Lidl...
20 Sep 2018
The announcement by Tesco and Carrefour that they will enter into a long-term, strategic alliance is the latest in a series of consolidation between the major grocery retailers in Western Europe...
5 Jul 2018
On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...
Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018
Women form an estimated 75% of workers at production level in Kenya and have seen some positive improvements in their employment conditions and rights over the years. But it hasn't been an easy journey...
Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018
Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...
Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...
14 Jul 2016
LONDON, UK: Cyber, 'hacker', pirate and terrorist attacks are expected to rise across the global supply chain over the next 20 years and firms should plan now to protect their assets, says a new PwC report.
24 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.
30 Nov 2010