Fewer retail and wholesale businesses went into administration in the last quarter of 2010, compared to the same period in 2009, figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal. But a leading financial adviser has warned this is the lull
Adoption of new consumer technologies and the growth of online retailing will create opportunities for retailers and manufacturers but supply chains will be driven by the need for shared information, according to the IGD’s head of supply chain, Tarun Patel.
Spar wholesaler, AF Blakemore (AFB), and the retailers it supplies are gearing up for 2010 following a series of road shows. More than 125 retailers attended four regional events to discuss current industry forecasts and AFB’s plans to help retailers