With multichannel retail booming and a growing focus on serving markets overseas, returns represents a major challenge for fashion retailers and brands.
At a recent roundtable on supply chain, multichannel leader John Lewis highlighted how vital this unsung part of retail is to delivering omnichannel success.
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Retailers with omnichannel ambitions recognise the value of having a single view of stock across their entire business.
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Multichannel report: Supply chain focusSubscription
A new report by Drapers examines how businesses are tackling the increasingly demanding supply chain challenges in today’s competitive market.
Multichannel report: Tackling multichannelSubscription
Fashion businesses are making strides towards a single view of inventory to more efficiently supply stock across channels.
Multichannel report: The supply chain challengeSubscription
Drapers brought together a group of retailers to discuss the stresses that multichannel and international are placingon their supply chains.
As part of Drapers continued international focus, this week we talk to Paul Kelly, group marketing manager at Allport Cargo Services, a global logistics firm with operations in China, to find out his top tips for making fashion retail work online in the country.
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