Tesco is now using electrically-powered lorries to deliver to more than 400 stores in Greater London. Reportedly the first of their kind, the lorries, made by Renault Trucks, are expected to replace around 30,000 miles per year of diesel-fuelled road miles with clean green energy while removing 23 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.
More than 100 retail bosses from UK retailers, including Aldi, Amazon UK, Marks & Spencer, and Sainsbury’s, have called on British police and crime commissioners to make retail crime a priority.
A coalition of New York-based organisations and labour unions have written a letter demanding that officials in Niagara, New York block a ‘harmful’ Amazon warehouse deal. Companies including the American Economic Liberties Project and Amazon Labour Union want officials to block a deal they claim would hand Amazon nearly $123 million in tax incentives in exchange for a warehouse.
Carrier management business GFS has announced it is collaborating with what3words.
There’s a risk that - without proper controls - the digital phenomenon of the Metaverse will facilitate deep-rooted problems far worse than those created by social media. Alexandra Leonards looks at the potential threats and gains of an augmented world.
Under the new guidelines, retailers still aren’t legally obliged to cut ties with modern slavery. Alexandra Leonards reveals why the latest measures aren’t likely to change things on the ground, and explores how retailers must look beyond the legal minimum to rid their supply chains of forced labour.
Retail Systems editor Peter Walker sits down with Brother’s senior commercial client manager Jessica Stansfield to talk through the company’s solutions for retailers and hospitality businesses, what’s new in labelling technology, and the benefits of outsourcing printing.
Fluent Commerce’s EMEA managing director Rob Shaw sat down with Retail Systems editor Peter Walker to discuss omnichannel opportunities, the best way to tackle technology and how the company is expanding into the UK and Europe.