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Woolworths reinstates customer limits to curb hoarding

Woolworths has reinstated product limits on certain lines that are selling out: in particular, toilet paper and painkill...

Isolation rules lifted for critical industries

Critical industries like transport and logistics, food supply and distribution networks, healthcare, emergency services,...

Asos hit by supply chain disruption, volatile Christmas demand

It posted total sales growth of 5 per cent, following a 22-per-cent rise in the year to end August.

Changes to isolation requirements for critical workers divide the industry

Essential workers that are deemed close contacts are now permitted to leave isolation if their employer deems it necessa...

Why inventory needs to be local

Retailers are now investing significant resources into logistics, deploying the latest inventory management systems.

AFGC demands consistent, nationwide rules on Covid close contacts

Workforce reductions are running as high as 40 per cent among companies trying to maintain the supply of essential items...

Food shortages are different this time: how to respond and avoid panic

As Omicron infections surge in every state apart from Western Australia, supply chains are being crippled by the sheer n...

Close contact rules change to get critical staff back to work

Close contacts in food distribution will be allowed to return to work in an effort to ease the food shortages currently ...

Supply chain issues to worsen as virus impacts transport sector

Due to sickness or isolation, up to half of the country’s truck drivers are missing, according to TWU national secretary...

Woolies signals NSW delivery issues as Covid cases climb

Supermarket giant Woolies is currently struggling to get product to stores due to a large level of absent staff.

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...
Inside Retail & Zoom2u

What retailers must learn from Covid-19’s delivery chain failures

The pandemic has stressed retailer’s supply and delivery chains in a way we haven’t seen before. With 86 per cent of on...

Businesses say AusPost is “penalising” them for using eco-friendly parcels

Thousands of small business owners have signed a petition calling for Australia Post to stop “penalising” businesses tha...

Cyber Week spending stays flat on record-setting 2020: CBA

“It was great to see people out and about making the most of bargains as well as spending big online.”

Inside the book industry’s supply chain ‘crisis’

While book supply chains are being affected globally, in the United States, paper and cardboard scarcity, along with lab...

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