How can you improve last-mile logistics?

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Forward-thinking technologies are being used to improve efficiency in the last mile of deliveries, which still account for a sizeable portion of supply chain costs and much of the traffic on our roads

Parcel delivery: should the customer be in charge?

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Some experts predict increasing competition between parcel delivery companies could change traditional market dynamics, with logistics firms having to differentiate themselves to win the loyalty of online customers

The high street isn’t dying, it’s going independent

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As large chain stores struggle to compete with the rise of online sales, independent and artisan retailers are stepping up to take their place on the high street

A day in the life of the future customer

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Exploring how one shopper of the future goes about her day reveals exciting possibilities for what’s in store for omni-channel retailing

Restaurant renaissance: how to revive an ailing industry

According to recent research by FleishmanHillard, 91 per cent of customers say food is part of their values and belief system, but many restaurants are struggling

Employee experience: treat staff like valued customers

Human resources professionals striving to engage staff can learn from successful brands that put customers first

Win by default: providers battle to be card of choice

Becoming consumers’ default payment option, particularly in digital wallets, is an increasing challenge as incumbents and newcomers alike try to keep pace with developments in technology

Fighting fraud in open banking

New rules designed to open up banking and provide a better deal for customers require increased vigilance against possible fraud