In the wake of the coronavirus, e-commerce revenue from face mask sales has increased by 417%. That’s according to new data from e-commerce analytics platform Contentsquare.
In response to the spate of panic buying over the past week, Dr Virginia Spiegler, senior lecturer in operations and supply chain management at the University of Kent Business School, advised caution for the “bullwhip effect”: “Panic buying is examined
Half of employers not geared up for remote ‘smart’ working, amid coronavirus fears, new whitepaper shows
Forty eight per cent of businesses in the UK are not in any way set-up to be able to accommodate workers who may need to self-isolate – should they display any symptoms of a cold or flu.
Flexible working is a perk that would benefit most UK employees, yet not even a third (31%) of UK workers are provided the option by their employer. This week Prime Minister, Boris Johnson stated that up to fifth of UK
DataWalk, provider of the industry's most advanced intelligence analysis software, today announced that the company has demonstrated a solution that can proactively identify potential supercarriers, patients zero and people at risk of contracting Coronavirus.
Sales of hand sanitizer in Ireland have increased by 75% in comparison with the same time last year, according to the latest four week data ending 23 February 2020, released today by Nielsen.
Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist has announced it is to make a £1 million pound fund available for its self- employed couriers, to help support them if they need to self-isolate as a result of the coronavirus. It follows concerns
If the coronavirus, Covid-19, becomes an epidemic in the UK, the home delivery expert ParcelHero says e-commerce purchases are likely to increase to 40% of all retail sales at its peak. It is urging retailers to act now to ensure
As manufacturers and retailers run down their ‘pre-Brexit’ stockpiles, pressure on warehouse space in the UK may appear to be tempered for the moment – although there can be little doubt that there will be another ‘cliff-edge’ event at the
As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the global economic landscape, Berkeley Research Group's (BRG) Retail & Consumer practice has released a report that outlines the market forces and contingency planning considerations retailers should undertake to prepare
The coronavirus has been in the headlines for weeks and the number of countries affected is only increasing. As Covid-19 has reached the shores of England, what should employers do to protect their staff. Below Mini Setty, a partner in
ParcelHero: as importers brace for coronavirus impact, should shoppers question safety of Chinese parcels?
ParcelHero says international shoppers are increasingly concerned about Wuhan packages; as new parcel restrictions and factory closures are set to impact on many imported item orders.