As rising labour costs make manufacturing in the Far East more expensive, some retailers and brands are heading back to Europe.
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Postal packaging has the potential to be a fantastic marketing tool for online retailers, but it’s one which is underutilised by many brands.
Fighting a rising tideSubscription
Fluctuating freight rates are forcing a rethink of how businesses ship products from the Far East to Europe.
Drapers gives you an exclusive sneak peak of our Close-Up interview with East buying manager Vickie El-Rayyes, ahead of the full interview in this weekend’s edition
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Retailers and sourcing specialists shared their insights on global sourcing with Drapers.
The journey from click to collectSubscription
The internet offers etailers a whole planet of customers – but delivering their purchases can be a world of trouble.
Putting a price on deliveriesSubscription
Logistics firms are warning retailers that to ensure a viable delivery model, shoppers must be enticed to pay for a first-class service
The sum of all retail’s partsSubscription
As consumers demand fast deliveries and full product availability, retailers are having to bundle all their shopping channels into one technology concept. Welcome to omnichannel, the future of retail.
Retailers in a bind over cotton pricesSubscription
Unstable raw material costs and rising wages overseas are forcing retailers to rethink their supply chains to improve efficiency and remain competitive.