Tag Archives:

Fulfilment Robotics at Amazon Business and their symphony with our future workplace

Earlier this month we attended the first ever Amazon Business conference (Amazon Business Exchange – ABX) held in London. We wrote an overview article highlighting […]

Procurement Lessons From the Lambton Arms

We’ve featured my cousin Kathryn’s pub (run with her husband Harry) in Sherburn Village a couple of times previously, with pictures in our “Down the […]

Tesco Launches Jack’s – But Aldi Won’t Be Easy To Beat

Tesco recently have launched the first Jack’s low-price store, designed to take on the fast-growing German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, firms that have taken chunks […]

Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea Founder and Supply Chain Pioneer, 1926-2018

Last week, a man who has had more impact on more people than almost anyone else in the world over the past 60 years died, […]

Retail 2018: Technology, Hypercuration and Transparency

This is another of our articles exploring supply chain trends in various sectors for this year. Bamboo Rose is a B2B marketplace that connects retailers, […]

Increasing UK Retail Prices – When Will the Retailer Blink?

We welcome this opinion piece from Jeremy Smith, Director at European procurement consultancy 4C Associates  on increasing UK retail prices. Sales growth is struggling, in fact a […]

Chicken Tonight? Maybe Not …

Back in the mists of time, I ran a potato company that was part of a somewhat larger food group. (I should stress this was […]

Eggs Crisis Emphasises Supply Chain Risks – It’s No Yolk (sorry) …

My first purchasing role at Mars Confectionery centred on dairy products, but included a range of other materials, including orange juice (we weren’t big buyers […]