Have COVID-19 And Black Lives Matter Accelerated Values-Based Buying?

Values-based buying — consumers consciously selecting products and companies that support environmental sustainability, social justice movements and a range of other causes — was already a growing force in retail before this year’s unique combination of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests. A few brands, notably Nike with its Colin Kaepernick ad in September 2018, […]

FedEx Acquires UK-Based Transportation Solutions Provider, Orders 20 Tesla Semi Trucks

FedEx has acquired P2P Mailing Limited, an e-Commerce transportation solutions provider, from The Delivery Group for approximately $130 million. With the acquisition, FedEx plans to expand its global commerce portfolio with more last mile delivery offerings and specialized fulfillment solutions. P2P is headquartered in Laindon, UK, and will operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Cross […]

How Innovative Solutions Close The Store-Online Gap For Home Depot, Z Gallerie And Best Buy

It’s been a persistent retail challenge to connect consumers’ online and offline experiences. The ascent of mobile has made this challenge even tougher, because this portable touch point needs to be incorporated in retailers’ strategic thinking about the entire shopper journey, from pre-sale through post-sale. “The biggest challenge in the retail market is still offline/online […]