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Linfox deploys its first electric delivery truck for Coles

The new venture reflects the shared sustainability goals of both companies.

‘Faster than ever before’: Catch speeds up delivery ahead of restructure

Wesfarmers’ e-commerce business Catch has opened its first fulfilment centre outside of Melbourne as it looks to speed u...

Meat subscription start-up Our Cow tramples $1.5m equity funding goal

The service, which connects Australians directly with farmers, is aiming to use the growing investment to scale up and i...

European beauty manufacturers face supply crisis amid Ukraine-Russia war

European perfume- and cosmetics-makers face shortages of paper, glass, and some key oils and alcohols, as Russia's invas...

Is the drive to be customer-first hurting retail’s most vulnerable workers?

With the window of express delivery contracting from next-day to same-day to within the hour, is employee well-being bei...

What tech brand ASUS learnt from Covid and the global supply chain crisis

ASUS Australia's head of consumer reflects on the lessons learnt from the last two years.

Endeavour Group doing ‘all we can’ as supply chain crisis bites

Liquor retailer Endeavour Group says supply chain challenges are impacting product availability and transport costs.

Analysis: Retail business models redefined

New business models have arrived. To make these ways of doing business deliver on their promises, retailers will need t...

Price hikes not the only way to deal with inflation, KMD Brands CEO says

Michael Daly says the company that owns Kathmandu, Rip Curl and Oboz can deal with inflation in other ways, such as nego...

Taken for a ride: Drivers bear hidden costs of online delivery

Food delivery riders were the unsung heroes of the pandemic. But the risks they have to take in the job are hardly worth...

Step inside fitness brand LSKD’s first experiential retail showroom

Last month Brisbane-based activewear brand LSKD launched its first physical store in Loganholme. Here, we talk to founde...

Analysis: Coronavirus’ call to retailers to reinvent

The pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in retail, creating an opportunity for businesses that can adapt faster ...

How to achieve profit growth with a killer assortment plan

With customer demands coming in hotter and the stakes higher than ever, an assortment plan is the key to profit growth.

“They’ve come to expect it”: Why Cue is tapping into one-hour delivery

Through a partnership with Uber and Shippit, Cue will soon offer one-hour delivery across Australia, bringing speed and ...

China’s JD Logistics agrees to buy courier company Deppon

Mainland Chinese company Deppon has around 140 warehouses and a payroll of 63,700.