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Upparel set to launch textile recycling in New Zealand in December

Across Australia, Upparel takes unwanted clothing and textiles from consumers and businesses and recycles them where pos...

How to ensure your order management system is ready for Christmas

If your Order Management System (OMS) is flexible, you can and probably should make short-term changes to account for y...

AFC leading scheme to create ‘clothing circularity’ in Australia

“We have long needed an industry-led solution that actively involves all key stakeholders [and] defines their responsibi...

Australia Post sets deadline for Christmas deliveries

Parcel business gears up for what it believes will be its busiest-ever festive season.

Analysis: Should retailers depend on gig workers to deliver?

With recent lockdowns driving exponential growth in online sales, Australia’s last-mile supply chains have been struggli...

Why major US retailers are backing Black-owned brands

Major US retailers like Nordstrom and Target have committed to stocking more diverse brands as part of their broader eff...

Everyhuman launches Australia’s first different-sized shoe program

Unpaired makes it possible to buy different-sized shoes and single shoes, a breakthrough for people with only one foot a...

Australia Post invests in South Australia ahead of Christmas rush

Australia Post has opened its first dedicated parcel facility in South Australia in a bid to improve its business in the...

Fashion industry still has a “long way to go”: Baptist World Aid

“We have witnessed continual improvement from the industry when it comes to foundational measures… however, key measures...

Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Transport workers to strike ahead of Christmas rush

TWU national secretary Michael Kaine said transport companies are “deliberately playing games with workers’ lives”.

Not so fast! Supply bottlenecks strain fashion chains

Shares in Asos fell 16 per cent on Monday after it warned annual profit could fall by more than 40 per cent this year.

Here’s the answer to your global supply chain woes

The global supply-chain issues are threatening to play Scrooge this Christmas. But with some proactive thinking and well...

How to turn a short Covid boom into a lasting bloom

As Sydney prepares to emerge from lockdown, businesses that have been raking it in under the Covid economy will have to ...

Ready, set, sale: Why your Black Friday marketing should start now

Australians are gearing up for their biggest Christmas shopping season ever, and they’re planning on kicking it off earl...

Australians ordered 1 billion parcels in 2020

“The increase in parcel shipping in Australia is no surprise,” said Pitney Bowes Japan, Australia and New Zealand countr...

Australia Post pauses e-commerce collection in Melbourne for five days

Between Friday 1 October and Wednesday 6 October, retailers in Greater Melbourne Metro will not have any new e-commerce ...

Value of inner city logistics hubs to soar as e-commerce grows: CBRE

Existing industrial-zoned land in inner city areas will see a jump in value appreciation as they continue to be the most...

Melbourne quake raises question for retailers: Are you ready for a crisis?

Major earthquakes are rare in Australia, but Wednesday’s tremor reminded retailers of the importance of being prepared. ...

Munro Footwear building $50m automated distribution centre

The 26,354 square meter facility will be ready in the second half of 2022, will be located within the $600 million MidWe...

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