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Lidl opens £55m warehouse in Exeter

Lidl has officially started operations from its new regional distribution centre in Exeter, which cost the grocer £55 million to build. The 538,195sq ft warehouse in Exeter Gateway business park has created around 500 jobs and will service 40 stores across the south west region during the Christmas period before it rises to 51 stores in February

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Unpaid Zara workers leave pleas for help in clothes

Handwritten cries for help have been found in the pockets of Zara’s garments, dragging the fashion giant into fresh controversy over labour standards. Shoppers at a Zara store in Istanbul discovered handmade notes thought to have been put in by factory workers alleging they had not been paid for months of work.






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Q&A: Boxed co-founder talks warehouse efficiency—via robotic automation

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Report: Online giant testing its own delivery service

Amazon’s new program could give carriers like United Parcel Service and FedEx a run for their money.   read more






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Study: Store managers’ roles evolve in the unified commerce era

Deena M. Amato-McCoy To effectively service shoppers at store-level, managers need to evolve beyond their sales roles and become “problem solvers.”   read more






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Discount giant steps up hurricane relief efforts — again

Deena M. Amato-McCoy Walmart is allocating more funds to hurricane relief.    read more






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Online giant bulks up its fulfillment network in Ohio

Deena M. Amato-McCoy Amazon is building another fulfillment center in the Buckeye State.






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Stage Stores streamlines supply chain

Marianne Wilson Stage Stores is plans to close one of its distribution centers.   read more






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Bed Bath & Beyond blames Harvey for bad Q2

The furniture and home goods retailer is in the midst of improving its supply chain and merchandise, but analysts aren't convinced by its natural disaster claims.






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Alibaba-backed Best sees shares pop 14% in $450 million IPO

Best, a supply chain technology company, was listed under the symbol “BSTI” on the New York Stock Exchange.






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