Happy Friday #SupplyChainGeeks,
- The price of beauty may be higher than you thought – find out the real cost of fast fashion and disposable clothing here.
- Wal-Mart’s vast network of stores has allowed store workers to now deliver packages, as an effort to reduce last-mile delivery costs. How will Wal-Mart’s new delivery efforts compare to Amazon’s? Find out here.
- Wal-Mart is not the only company to expand its efforts to home delivery, McDonald’s home delivery network is estimated to reach 3,500 stores by July. ‘McDelivery’ has been released on the UberEATS app and has been successful since its launch.
- Retailers are altering their logistics networks and practices as they adapt to shifts in consumer expectations. Click here to read about how retail supply chains are changing their business models to adapt to the Amazon Effect.
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