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News and analysis about retail supply chain management and logistics issues.

Casey’s steps to plate with added delivery capability

A Midwestern convenience chain is expanding its partnership with a well-known on-demand delivery platform.

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Gartner: Three steps to mitigate supply chain disruption from COVID-19

Retail chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) should combine an effective near-term response to the impact of COVID-19 with a plan for longer-term recovery.

A Texas-based regional grocery giant is opening its customer base to local food service retailers.

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Two more fast-casual chains are entering the grocery arena in response to COVID-19-fueled demand.

 Container Store

The Container Store (TCS) is minimizing brick-and-mortar shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wayfair is delaying its annual online shopping holiday, but will offer another special digital promotion.

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Microfulfillment technology can turn brick-and-mortar grocery stores into high-density online distribution hubs.

Dunkin' delivery

A leading coffee retailer is adding stores to its on-demand delivery program and temporarily making some deliveries free. 

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Amazon is going to temporarily cease direct competition with major shipping providers like FedEx and UPS.

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While people’s health is the number one concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions are near the top of the list of business risks.

Estimates show that imports at major U.S. retail container ports dropped to their lowest level in five years in March, with imports are projected to remain significantly below normal levels through early summer as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a specialty furniture retailer is instituting contactless delivery protocols.

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Office Depot Inc. is partnering with two leading same-day delivery platforms as remote work surges.

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