In this paper Ivo briefly examines the history of online auctions and what has changed in their 20 year old life. Have they delivered what they promised? Are they a faddish and now outdated bully-boy way to buy? Or is there still real value in utilising online auctions today?…
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The circular economy principles of keeping resources in use for as long as possible and recovering and regenerating materials at the end of each lifecycle, are particularly relevant to grocery retailers who engage with perishable products throughout the supply chain. The UK government body responsible for waste initiatives, WRAP, estimates that 12 million tonnes of… Read more »
In 2014 the UK’s economy grew by 2.6%, the fastest pace since 2007, in part driven by increased retail and consumer spending. The dark days of the recession drove changes in behaviour, out of necessity, that are likely to stick around now the economy is growing.
“We know we could save money and be more efficient but we choose not to because we’re in fashion…” This view from the Finance Director of a leading UK fashion retailer may seem surprising but is not unique. Fashion businesses major on style, aesthetics and design to keep ahead and build brand strength and loyalty.
The Priory Group is proud of its excellent reputation for quality of service. Their success is rooted in their determination to improve the lives of all their service users by employing an innovative approach when developing care and treatment services.
The Priory Group know that providing the right environment and facilities is as important to a successful care pathway as excellent staff and clinical support. It is essential that any refurbishment is done with minimal disruption and inconvenience.
Despite considerable investment in sourcing systems, many large companies still do not have complete visibility of what they buy, who buys it and who supplies it. How can a purchasing department function effectively without this knowledge?
Is sourcing goods direct from the manufacturer the cost reduction dream it first appears? In this Comment article David Armes explains the potential benefits but also the pitfalls that retailers should watch out for.