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Thumbnail-Photo: LOréal USA rolls out new product labeling system...
14.12.2022   #retail #customer satisfaction

L'Oréal USA rolls out new product labeling system

Company wants to educate consumers about the environmental impact of its products

L'Oréal USA has announced the roll out of L'Oréal's Product Impact Labeling system in the United States. The initiative, first launched in France in 2020, gives consumers the relative environmental impact of their product ...

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   #Tech in Retail #sustainability

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: Fully automated stores: Pepper for your fulfillment service...
12.09.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Fully automated stores: Pepper for your fulfillment service

How to provide your clientele with a convenient omnichannel shopping experience

Your customers are still hungry for their favorite snack late at night, but they are standing in front of closed doors at your branch because your staff has already gone home? Your product range is very diverse, but you still want your customers to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Omnichannel: The right herbal mix of online and offline...
03.09.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Omnichannel: The right herbal mix of online and offline

Convenient shopping and service experience across all channels

Shopping today is more diverse than ever, and customers expect a comprehensive experience, not only at home or on the go when shopping online, but also directly in the store. The boundaries between offline and online are becoming increasingly ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UpWest makes impact in New York with local non-profit GrowNYC...
16.08.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

UpWest makes impact in New York with local non-profit GrowNYC

Purpose driven brand on a mission to provide comfort for people and planet by donating 1% of sales to non-profits across the US

This year, UpWest has opened two stores in the greater New York area with locations in Williamsburg and Roosevelt Field Mall. Both locations partner with GrowNYC whose mission is to improve New York's quality of life through environmental ...

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: Klarna unveils US retail pop-up shop “Klarna Oasis” in Los Angeles...
22.07.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Klarna unveils US retail pop-up shop “Klarna Oasis” in Los Angeles

Supporting mission-driven brands for sustainability efforts

Klarna announced the opening of its US retail pop-up, “Klarna Oasis,” an immersive shopping experience in Los Angeles focused on supporting its various mission-driven merchant partners.From Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 24, consumers ...

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: In-store marketing: The salt in the soup of sales promotion...
01.07.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

In-store marketing: The salt in the soup of sales promotion

How to positively influence the shopping experience of your clientele

Soft music in the background, delicious scent, pleasant lighting – Sounds like dinner at your favorite restaurant? Almost. Because atmospheric design elements are also important ingredients for the perfect in-store shopping experience in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Energy efficiency and carbon reduction in retail...
29.06.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

Energy efficiency and carbon reduction in retail

Guide to energy efficiency and carbon reduction in the retail industry published as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap

BRC has published a new “Step-by-Step Guide to Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction in the Retail Industry”, produced as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap.Figures from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IKEA and Infarm start urban herbs farming project...
20.06.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

IKEA and Infarm start urban herbs farming project

Pilot project for joint, sustainable cultivation of herbs in furniture stores

Demand is growing for high-quality food that is produced locally and with as little environmental impact as possible. To meet this, IKEA and Infarm are growing high-quality herbs in Infarm's vertical farms in the customer restaurants in three ...

Thumbnail-Photo: On to new owners!
20.06.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

On to new owners!

Via the platform 'Retury', returned parcels find new buyers – without detours

"I don't like that so much after all, I'll send it back." Let's face it, we've all been there before. In 2020, according to Statista, 315 million packages were returned to retailers and warehouses in Germany alone. From ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SALTO receives a Silver rating in the EcoVadis evaluation ranking...
20.06.2022   #sustainability #award

SALTO receives a Silver rating in the EcoVadis evaluation ranking

Innovation as a response to social and environmental challenges

EcoVadis has ranked SALTO Systems in the top 25% of companies with the best performance in terms of sustainability policies. The recognition gives SALTO a SILVER classification in the EcoVadis global evaluation program.The award is the fourth ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping...
09.06.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping

How to make your logistics more sustainable

Is your lunch still missing that certain something? With the addition of a few herbs, your dish can develop an aromatic flavor and turn your menu into a feast. The right flavor also plays an important role in the recipe of your logistics, so that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mango opens flagship store in New York
24.05.2022   #sustainability #shop design

Mango opens flagship store in New York

Company strengthens its expansion in the United States with the opening of its flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue

Mango is accelerating its expansion in the United States with the opening of a new 2,100 m 2 (close to 23,000 sq. ft) flagship store located at 711 Fifth Avenue in New York, one of the world’s most exclusive shopping streets.Mango’s ...

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

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: An experimental shop of the future in London...
04.05.2022   #brick and mortar retail #retail

An experimental shop of the future in London

Selfridges looks to reinvent retail through its sustainability strategy 'Project Earth'

SUPERMARKET – an earth conscious shop of the future –  was unveiled by Selfridges at the start of April. Customers were able to explore a creative playground in The Corner Shop in Selfridges Oxford Street store where printing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: eBay launches ‘Imperfects’ offering to drive more circularity this...
28.04.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

eBay launches ‘Imperfects’ offering to drive more circularity this Earth Day

New destination gives almost perfect fashion items from over 100 brands a second chance

As shoppers look to reduce their fashion spend and environmental footprint, eBay UK has launched Imperfects - the fashion equivalent to supermarkets' wonky veg initiative, which launched in a bid to cut food waste.eBay’s Imperfects range ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Zara presents its most advanced store concept in Madrid...
27.04.2022   #shop design #fashion

Zara presents its most advanced store concept in Madrid

The new store on Plaza de España is equipped with innovative technology such as the Pay&Go service, a fitting room reservation service and an automatic on-line return point

The new store on Plaza de España is equipped with innovative technology such as the Pay&Go service, which customers can use to purchase garments by scanning them with their mobile phones, a fitting room reservation service and an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UK consumers committed to buying sustained
11.04.2022   #Tech in Retail #sustainability

UK consumers committed to buying sustained

New research shows that over half will try and stop buying products with single-use packaging completely

New research with UK consumers looking at the recyclability of the packaging of fashion items such as clothes, sunglasses and accessories bought online or by mail order, shows that 67% will try and buy more products that do not use single-use ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Renting instead of buying: A sustainable consumption system on the rise?...
04.04.2022   #sustainability #fashion

Renting instead of buying: A sustainable consumption system on the rise?

Highlights from a webtalk about subscription services and circular economy at Decathlon

Companies often find themselves in a balancing act: they have to prioritize between long-term and short-term goals. How much do we invest in sustainable business models and environmental and climate protection? Many entrepreneurs are faced with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains...
04.02.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains

Leading C-Level executives from global retailers contributed to report

Cross-Border Commerce Europe, the platform driving cross-border e-commerce in Europe, publishes its latest blue paper summarising the learnings of seven knowledge and brainstorming sessions between C-Level executives from leading global retailers ...

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: IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040...
09.11.2021   #sustainability #logistics

IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040

Several global companies sign the 2040 ambition statement for zero emission vessels

IKEA joins forces with several global companies by signing the 2040 ambition statement through the collaborative platform Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels, facilitated by the Aspen Institute. The ambition statement makes it clear that global ...

Thumbnail-Photo: OKay opens new sustainable local supermarket in Waasmunster...
02.09.2021   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

OKay opens new sustainable local supermarket in Waasmunster

Minimal environmental impact with specific architectural means

On Friday 13 August, OKay opened its 140th store in Waasmunster. The shop covers 645 m² and is built with sustainable techniques and material. Store manager Karien and her team of 10 are happy to invite the local residents to the opening of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Keeping Paris clean
16.06.2021   #sustainability #coronavirus

Keeping Paris clean

Carrefour is launching a new used mask recycling service in its stores

The nice weather and the reopening of shops and restaurants means that life is getting back to normal in Paris, and that means more rubbish being left on the streets. ...

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: Sustainable shipping in partnership with One Tree Planted...
08.01.2021   #sustainability #logistics

Sustainable shipping in partnership with One Tree Planted

Freight Club launches free carbon offset program for members

Freight Club, a logistics management platform, launches a free-access program to members that offsets 100% of the carbon emissions emitted from all shipment it enables. The program, in partnership with non-profit One Tree Planted, will plant trees ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Evaluation tool for recyclable packaging
10.08.2020   #sustainability #software applications

Evaluation tool for recyclable packaging

Fraunhofer UMSICHT tests Henkel's extended version for materials like paper and cardboard

Packaging protects products during transport and storage. In order to develop sustainable packaging and conserve resources, Henkel developed an evaluation tool that quickly and reliably checks plastic packaging for recyclability. The tool has now ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The favour of the hour
01.01.2020   #sustainability #food retail

The favour of the hour

Energy efficiency and environmental awareness in retail

The current events in the frozen food industry show: Energy efficiency and environmental awareness are becoming increasingly important. Old refrigerants have to be replaced in freezers and retail has to act.The demands placed on food retailers are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The greenconsumption effect
23.12.2019   #retail #customer satisfaction

The greenconsumption effect

Concordia research shows that using green products leads to a warm glow in shoppers

Canadians spend a lot of money around this time of year, on gifts, food, entertainment and travel. In its annual study of holiday season spending habits, the accounting firm PwC estimates that the average Canadian consumer will drop close to $1,600 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Getting prepared for diesel driving bans
26.02.2019   #sustainability #logistics

Getting prepared for diesel driving bans

trans-o-flex orders 240 new special vehicles

The trans-o-flex logistics group has ordered 240 new transporters, trucks and trailers, all of which will be delivered and commissioned this year. The first vehicles will arrive in March. “On the one hand, we are investing in our vehicle fleet ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sharing is caring
08.11.2018   #customer satisfaction #sustainability

Sharing is caring

Renting versus buying: Outdoor specialty store VAUDE dares to venture out

Renting outdoor gear and equipment versus buying it? That's okay. VAUDE makes it possible since 2017. The company’s "iRentit" project is still in its infancy. A good time for us to sit down with Lisa Fiedler, who co-developed the ...

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: Only Nature Packs Better
03.09.2018   #packaging #environment

Only Nature Packs Better

Bizerba at the FachPack 2018

Bizerba will be exhibiting in two booths at this year’s FachPack trade show in Nuremberg (Germany). From September 25-27, the focus at the main booth will be on intelligent hardware for error-free labeling and end-to-end label inspection. ...

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 ...

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