More and more industries are moving from buying to leasing subscription models. We discuss the pros and cons of leasing versus owning your wardrobe
Much has been said and written about the disaster the pandemic has brought to the global retail landscape. This post highlights challenges and opportunities for retail and social life in our post Covid-19 city centres.
Post Covid Brand Strategy: Discover the latest insights and emerging best practices across the brand and retail industry, from e-commerce and digitalisation to low touch strategic sourcing and creative social distancing implementations.
Diversity and inclusion are at risk of slipping off the radar at a time of crisis, but are essential for a company’s recovery, resilience, and innovation post Covid-19.
When airlines were grounded, strategic sourcing had to find new ways. We share five emerging best practices
Over the past decade, all sourcing discussions at the Textile Buying HQ, were about:
- Finding lower prices
- How to be more sustainable
- Exploring alternative production countries
After months of watching the Covid-19 pandemic shake the global economy and adapting our personal lifestyle and company practices to a low touch economy, it’s time to look ahead for new strategic sourcing practices: How will we organise sourcing and how will the pandemic impact the countries we source from? (more…)
To Western ears, TV home shopping may be reminiscent of dull and dated products marketed to mostly elderly consumers. But in China live streaming e-commerce has now become the hottest post-Covid retail trend.
It attracts a young audience, and most successful hosts are brand and retail CEOs.
Introduce digital business processes in your retail stores to cope with the negative effects of Covid-19 on footfall. Continue reading for a few best practice examples!
Social Distancing turns profitability into an even bigger challenge for businesses. These five best practice examples show how social distancing can go hand in hand with creativity and innovation.
The Covid-19 pandemic is devastating for those with pre-existing conditions. But it also mobilises the best in all others: unforeseen creativity, outstanding personal engagement, true loyalty and support among many more qualities.
There is no way around acknowledging that the situation is grim wherever you look and listen across the brand and retail industry, in parts even online. But if we pay close attention, we can also observe new brand industry best practice emerging.
This is about an expert pandemic, future pacing, a little bit of motivation and no bad news at all. From your blog’s curators.
Before this post reaches you, it went through five different incarnations in six weeks of lockdown. It started out very German in tone ‘this will get very dirty before it is over’, to shift to ‘how to stop your cash bleeding’, until it gradually reached its current Italian mood, ‘andrà tutto bene’.