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Thumbnail-Photo: A lever for the circular economy?
30.01.2023   #online trading #sustainability

A lever for the circular economy?

The advantages of a marketplace model

Online retail continues to boom in Germany. The German Retail Association (HDE) forecasts growth of 12.4 per cent for 2022 compared to 2021. However, this brings with it further challenges - for example, the destruction of returns. Not only do they ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroShop 2023 – Smart LED lighting technology in dimension lighting...
05.12.2022   #LED lighting #light technology

EuroShop 2023 – Smart LED lighting technology in dimension lighting

The best investment in the future of the Point of Sale?

Innovative concepts take quality and sustainability of LED lighting to the next level.Climate change and the energy crisis are present-day challenges that retailers across all investment sectors must address – using the latest digital ...

Thumbnail-Photo: With mailing bags against cardboard shortage & packaging waste...
14.11.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

With mailing bags against cardboard shortage & packaging waste

Interview: Hamburg-based start-up Boomerang tries to solve two problems of online trade with one stone thanks to an innovative idea

Since the pandemic, online trade is booming like never before. But what sounds like a blessing can also become a burden. Packaging waste is increasing rapidly and polluting the environment. At the same time, the global crises are causing a shortage ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail sustainability strategies lag as inflation threatens to pause...
04.11.2022   #retail #sustainability

Retail sustainability strategies lag as inflation threatens to pause investment

Bain & Company urges retailers to nudge consumers towards more sustainable behaviors and focus more on circular consumption models that reduce waste

Higher inflation is intensifying pressure on already thin margins throughout the supply chain. But recent shocks also highlight the need for supply chains to be reinvented to be more agile, more resilient, more efficient and more sustainable. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Macy’s announces sustainable initiatives to drive a more circular...
30.09.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Macy’s announces sustainable initiatives to drive a more circular future

Through its social purpose platform, Mission Every One, Macy’s, Inc. is committed to creating a brighter future for all

Macy’s, Inc. has provided an update detailing its achievements towards its long-term sustainability goals – including initiatives that promote circularity throughout its value chain. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First Refill Station at Tops market Westgate...
05.08.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

First "Refill Station" at Tops market Westgate

Tops highlights its sustainability store concept by partnering with Unilever Thailand and SCGC

Today, the world has more plastic waste than it can handle, partly because we are used to the convenience that plastic brings, but do not manage plastic waste properly. Most of the plastic waste is single-use plastic and more and more ends up in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Morrisons launches lower environmental impact store...
19.07.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Morrisons launches lower environmental impact store

Including less carbon emissions, zero waste, local and loose products

Morrisons is has opened a lower environmental impact store in Little Clacton, the latest initiative on its journey to becoming a more sustainable business. The new store design, which has been built from scratch, for the first time incorporates ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food-packaging system reduces health risks and saves food...
06.07.2022   #sustainability #food retail

Food-packaging system reduces health risks and saves food

Antimicrobial food wrap could reduce food waste and foodborne illness

As food costs continue to rise and a global food crisis looms on the horizon, it’s staggering to think that some 30-40% of America’s food supply ends up in landfills, mostly due to spoilage. At the same time, the World Health ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if its more...
04.05.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if it's more sustainable

Survey finds 86% of consumers willing to wait longer for their orders if it helps the environment, 44% say their interest in shopping sustainably has increased since the start of the pandemic

Blue Yonder has released findings from its 2022 Consumer Sustainability Survey, which revealed retail consumer preferences related to sustainable shopping habits. The survey found that more than three-quarters (86%) of consumers are willing to delay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Eau de Toilette or olive oil: the struggle for attention...
07.03.2022   #POS marketing #sales promotion

Eau de Toilette or olive oil: the struggle for attention

What does theft of a product category mean?

Consumers have learned that toothpaste is sold in tubes and shampoos in handy plastic bottles. This has been the case for decades. Brands present their products in an optimized and recognizable packaging design that corresponds to the respective ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Key strategic priorities to businesses this year...
10.02.2022   #retail #sustainability

Key strategic priorities to businesses this year

IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022

Global insight provider IGD has published its predictions for the global retail trends that are set to shape the international food and consumer goods industry in 2022. The new report outlines five key trends to help retailers and suppliers navigate ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022...
28.01.2022   #retail #coronavirus

IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022

Global insight provider IGD has published its predictions for the global retail trends that are set to shape the international food and consumer goods industry in 2022

The new report outlines five key trends to help retailers and suppliers navigate the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19 and plan for the year ahead.Toby Pickard, Head of Innovation and Future Retail Insight at IGD, said: "2021 was a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SALTO operates CO2-neutral
18.01.2022   #security #security technology

SALTO operates CO2-neutral

SALTO achieves carbon neutrality, offsetting 2020 CO2 emissions in all its offices and factories.

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Change Conference reached a global pact (the Paris Agreement): to mitigate the effects of climate change and achieve neutrality by 2050.  Neutral greenhouse gas emissions are achieved when the same amount of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital Care Labels: Show eco-consumers you mean business...
02.08.2021   #digitization #sustainability

Digital Care Labels: Show eco-consumers you mean business

Why fashion should allow consumers to take part in their garment’s circularity story

Clothing brands are actively seeking ways to lighten their environmental impact. It’s shocking that, on average, 23 kilograms of greenhouse gases are produced per kilogram of fabric, and in North-West Europe alone, around 4.7 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative ceramic floor covering for highest demands...
18.05.2021   #brick and mortar retail #shop building

Innovative ceramic floor covering for highest demands

Shop "Changemaker" in Zurich

In professional shopfitting, not only the question "What goes into the shop?" often arises but also "What  has to be taken out again when the property is vacated?" In the case of the ambitious concept of the Zurich shop ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food mail order between 1931 and 2021
01.03.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Food mail order between 1931 and 2021

Specialty retailer Jungborn does e-commerce for seniors

Food and online retail – the two terms don't always go together in Germany. And then e-commerce for seniors on top of that? It is precisely in this niche that specialty mail order company Jungborn wants to establish itself. And it has been ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Global reuse platform Loop launches in Canada...
22.02.2021   #sustainability #packaging

Global reuse platform Loop launches in Canada

Waste-free shopping with durable packaging at Loblaw

The global reuse platform Loop officially launched in Canada with Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) as its retail partner. Initially rolling out to residents in most of Ontario, customers can shop for a wide variety of food and household products in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry...
04.02.2021   #sustainability #food retail

Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry

Tetra Pak calls for collaborative innovation

Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry's sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Getting a taste for grocery deliveries
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Getting a taste for grocery deliveries

What are the best online grocery delivery options?

Bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, pasta, butter ... Brick-and-mortar stores are no longer the only place where consumers turn to for their groceries. The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a boom in food delivery services. So how do groceries end up in your ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment...
20.07.2020   #sustainability #packaging

Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment

What the German Packaging Act (“Verpackungsgesetz") means for retailers and manufacturers

Images of plastic accumulation zones in the world's oceans, dying animals, ice melting at the poles and extreme drought – as climate change intensifies, so too does public discourse. Garbage and packaging waste are top issues and play ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“...
20.07.2020   #online trading #packaging

Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“

Interview with Alexander Cotte, Co-Founder and CEO of LivingPackets

The delivery service rings the doorbell but nobody is home. Recipients receive damaged products and cardboard boxes end up in the trash after just one use – these are just some e-commerce weak points and challenges that the German-French ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Start food waste reduction!
13.03.2020   #sustainability #food retail

Start food waste reduction!

New report provides tips for the food industry

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) — a collaborative effort of the Consumer Brands Association, FMI - The Food Industry Association, and the National Restaurant Association—released a new report,“ Messy but Worth It: Lessons ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Social networking for neighbors
17.10.2019   #brick and mortar retail #online marketing

Social networking for neighbors

Nebenan.de is a social media platform where both neighbors and local businesses can network

"Mrs. Müller, may I borrow some flour from you?" The online platform nebenan.de has accommodated requests like this one and others among neighbors for some time now. Neighbors can also post in the “for free” section or ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to turn your checkout zone into the village hub ......
13.09.2019   #customer satisfaction #marketing

How to turn your checkout zone into the village hub ...

... with opportunities for community engagement

The checkout zone is not only the actual, but also the emotional conclusion of the purchasing process. Top or flop - the experience at the cash register can impact how customers rate their overall shopping experience. For retailers, this is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mintel announces top global packaging trends for 2019...
09.04.2019   #sustainability #packaging

Mintel announces top global packaging trends for 2019

implications for consumers, brands, and manufacturers

Looking ahead, David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel, discusses the major trends influencing the packaging sector worldwide during 2019, including implications for consumers, brands, and manufacturers.Connected ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed...
27.02.2019   #online trading #online food retailing

Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed

The startup company myEnso from Bremen shows how an online supermarket can be successful

Modern pioneers: At myEnso, customers have a say in the store’s product selection. The online store continues to evolve with its customers and focuses on quality, sustainability and an innovative spirit.We spoke with Isabella Henrichs and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lone Kauri Road Ltd. has new e-commerce site...
04.02.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Lone Kauri Road Ltd. has new e-commerce site

Offering high performance, sustainable outdoor products

New Zealand-based company, Lone Kauri Road Ltd. recently announced the official launch of its first ecommerce site. Lonekauri.com was created to provide outdoor enthusiasts with premium quality products that minimise environmental impact by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From agave juice to tooth paste: A passion for zero waste...
10.10.2018   #customer satisfaction #retail

From agave juice to tooth paste: A passion for zero waste

Plastic-free is more than a customer magnet

Every year, domestic waste – and especially plastic waste - generated by German consumers has seen a steady increase. Bulk (also called zero waste) stores like "Fräulein Jule" in Lohmar, Germany, are combating resource waste. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources...
07.09.2018   #sustainability #food retail

Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources

SirPlus fights retail food waste

Measuring more than 530 square meters, SirPlus stores are a force to be reckoned with. At this point, the food saviors from Berlin have become widely known thanks to radio, television and their strong online presence of course. Their mission? ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New Packaging Act in Germany: Online retailers must register...
23.07.2018   #online trading #sustainability

New Packaging Act in Germany: Online retailers must register

In the future, it will be public record whether companies license their packaging

Online retailers and mail order companies that have not licensed their packaging yet should do so no later than the beginning of 2019. So-called first-time producers of packaging (“Erstinverkehrbringer”) are legally obligated to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Plastics at a tipping point
04.07.2018   #retail #environment

Plastics at a tipping point

What is the role for retailers?

Tackling plastic pollution is moving up the EU agenda as European citizens express concern at the impact of plastics on their health and the environment. Many initiatives already look for circular solutions engaging every stakeholder. This implies ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Encouraging retailers to introduce voluntary plastic bag charging...
03.04.2018   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Encouraging retailers to introduce voluntary plastic bag charging

Retail trade bodies have launched new materials to help small stores introduce a plastic bag charging scheme

Retail trade bodies the Association of Convenience Stores and the National Federation of Retail Newsagents have launched new materials to help small stores introduce a plastic bag charging scheme following the publication of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global...
15.02.2018   #sustainability #gastronomy

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain

New double-walled paper cups to phase into U.S. restaurants beginning spring 2018

As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin’ Donuts announced plans to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018, with a targeted completion date of 2020. In ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Reducing food waste starts at the grocery store...
19.12.2017   #food retail #marketing research

Reducing food waste starts at the grocery store

New statistics show that making a difference might be easier than we think

Americans waste a shocking amount of food every year—up to 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, according to the USDA. Yet, a recent survey sponsored by Plastics Make it Possible® indicates that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge...
15.12.2017   #sustainability #climate systems

Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge

Investing in low CO2-emitting technologies and reducing energy consumption

Carrefour’s commitments: Reduce the CO2 emissions generated by its stores throughout the world by 40 percent between now and 2025 (compared with 2010 levels), and by -70 percebt by 2050. It is taking action at two levels: the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable solutions for grocery shopping
01.12.2017   #sustainability #food retail

Sustainable solutions for grocery shopping

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters

In an initiative to provide sustainable solutions and reduce the use of packaging, Carrefour Belgium is inviting Carrefour Hypermarket and Carrefour Market customers to bring their own bulk bags and reusable boxes to package their purchases from ...

Thumbnail-Photo: No more needless packaging waste in food retailing...
07.06.2017   #sustainability #packaging

No more needless packaging waste in food retailing

Of washable bags, natural branding and boxes made out of grass

As the first supermarket of its kind, Rewe abolished plastic bags. Numerous other supermarkets followed suit. Now the supermarket chains offer bags made out of paper and cotton as well as reusable shopping bags. The Federal Minister for the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: My Bizerba: Solution portfolio for all kinds of needs...
04.05.2017   #services #scales

My Bizerba: Solution portfolio for all kinds of needs

Germany is not a service wasteland

With its new solution packages, Bizerba clearly focuses on the individual needs of its customers. Consisting of new, innovative business models, the Smart contracts provide new technologies and systems to customers without requiring any investment ...

Thumbnail-Photo: High output, low waste
30.09.2015   #food technology #slicers

High output, low waste

Bizerba presents the A650 slicing machine for precise apportioning by weight

Bizerba expands its Scaleroline family of slicing machines with the fully automatic A650 slicer for industrial food manufacturing. With its high slicing performance, the A650 expands the portfolio of the Scaleroline family and provides ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Kimberly-Clark Corporation releases annual Sustainability Report...
28.07.2015   #sustainability #trend research

Kimberly-Clark Corporation releases annual Sustainability Report

The 2014 Sustainability Report introduces the framework for the company's new 2022 platform

Kimberly-Clark Corporation published its annual report on sustainability, providing a comprehensive overview of the company's sustainability efforts, focusing on case studies that highlight social and environmental progress throughout the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: As a grocery retailer, we work on lean logistical processes every day...
07.04.2015   #sustainability #logistic systems

"As a grocery retailer, we work on lean logistical processes every day"

Lean and Green Award winner Lidl explains its sustainability concept in this interview with iXtenso

Sustainability and climate protection are subjects that ultimately also pertain to logistics. Recently, GS1 Germany presented the Lean and Green Award to four companies who plan to reduce their logistics-related CO2 emissions by 20 percent within ...

Thumbnail-Photo: „We want to pay attention to our customers not to our cardboard”...
04.11.2014   #sustainability #shopfitting

„We want to pay attention to our customers not to our cardboard”

Edeka Bruns disposes of packaging with the AutoLoadBaler

Around 40 tons of cardboard are yearly disposed by Edeka Bruns in Friedrichsfehn, Oldenburg, with the AutoLoadBaler. The collection and the disposal of the cardboard is a part of the daily business. Previously, the cardboard was collected on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: There are a wide range of technologies to combat unnecessary waiting...
01.09.2014   #epos systems #cashpoints

"There are a wide range of technologies to combat unnecessary waiting periods"

Interview with Ross Weszka, Head of Marketing at Bleep UK

When it comes to designing a modern checkout zone, there are many things retailers have in mind to streamline the processes at the counter. One thing that is seldom considered is that especially in supermarkets, customers also have to pack up their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Intelligent label for better food
08.05.2014   #logistic systems #labeling technology

Intelligent label for better food

Controlling the post production life cycle of food is an important element of food supply chains. Improper handling of product during transport, storage and in households results in quality defects, increases risk of microbial growth, subsequent ...

02.08.2013   #video surveillance #video cameras

Xtralis®ADPRO®Portfolio wins security industry awards

Success of ADPRO portfolio marked again

Xtralis, the world’s leading provider of early detection and visual verification safety and security solutions, announced today that the ADPRO portfolio has been recognized in the remote monitoring industry for innovation, reliability, and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “It’s wrong to turn stores into scrap dealers“...
07.01.2013   #logistic solutions #packaging

“It’s wrong to turn stores into scrap dealers“

Interview with Kai Falk, Managing Director at German Retail Federation (Handelsverband Deutschland, abbr. HDE)

Retail does a lot to avoid waste, believes Kai Falk from the German Retail Federation HDE. He fights against further political obstacles and embraces the upcoming German Life-Cycle Resource Management Act as a step in the right direction. However, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New trends in retail store branding
09.11.2012   #customer relationship management #brand management

New trends in retail store branding

The importance of building a prominent brand

What’s the first name that comes to your mind when you hear ‘discount retailer’? Chances are that the names Wal-Mart or Target pop up – and it’s not surprising because these are two of the most valuable retail brands in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Waste management: Pressed bales instead of huge mountains...
02.07.2012   #packaging #disposal

Waste management: Pressed bales instead of huge mountains

Interview with Andreas Jeschke, Head of Sales and Service Central Europe, HSM

 Waste can cost a lot of money or actually make you some money. Retail can get more from disposal companies with compressed resources than from loose material in a container. Usually the space behind a store is limited. Modern molding presses ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Time recording up ones sleeve
12.01.2012   #optimization analysis

Time recording up one's sleeve

Optimized operations are essential to globally competitive companies. Until now, inspectors have timed procedures, usually manually, in order to organize manual assembly operations efficiently – a method prone to error. A new system records times ...

18.02.2010   #scales #POS scales

Eco-friendly scales: METTLER TOLEDO promotes sustainability at the fresh foods counter

Energy-saving processors and power-saving modes, long-life, recyclable materials: METTLER TOLEDO is bringing increasingly sustainable weighing technology to the fresh foods counter. In the face of climate change, sustainability is increasingly ...

21.02.2008   #shopfitting #shop equipment

SHELF READY PACKAGING

Exclusive manufacturers of Shelf Ready Packaging MT-300 for fruits and vegetables. No pallets, no cartons, no secondary packagings, no waste. An integral solution and innovative system with economic advantages communicating with the environment. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Orwak 9020
17.04.2007   #trash compactors #waste crushing equipment

Orwak 9020

A top loading, strong partner

Our real heavy weight. An extendible system for companies with large amounts of packaging materials, recyclables etc. Compacting bales up to 300 kg (plastic). The 9020 is simple and easily extended with extra chambers when your needs increase. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Orwak 5070 Combi
05.12.2006   #trash compactors

Orwak 5070 Combi

Double efficiencybaler - compactor in the same machine

The combined bin compactor and baler. Compacting into standard four wheeled plastic bins from 400 up to 660 litres. Takes care of both dry and semi-wet waste as well as baling cardboard boxes, paper, plastics and packaging – all in one ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Orwak 3600
20.11.2006   #trash compactors

Orwak 3600

High density bales mean lower transport costs

Companies with large amounts of packaging materials need a quick, safe and profi table way to handle them. Our largest and strongest front loading baler, the 3600, has a 50 ton press force and can do the biggest jobs. No one pays for air - why ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Orwak 3410
20.11.2006   #trash compactors

Orwak 3410

Simple baling of big volumes

High capacity and simple handling with highest operator safety. Suitable for customers such as large industries and supermarkets with big amounts of packaging materials. Generous loading aperture - operator friendly. Dimensions for tight floor ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Orwak 3100
13.11.2006   #trash compactors #waste crushing equipment

Orwak 3100

Front loading baler - compact and effective

Perfect for companies with smaller amounts of packaging waste. Bales up to 50 kg are easily handled with the Orwak bale trolley. A reliable partner for better environment and profi table recycling. High capacity on half a square metre fl oor ...

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