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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: 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: 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: 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: Solving the massive food waste problem
17.08.2018   #sustainability #food retail

Solving the massive food waste problem

8.5 million dollar investment in b2b excess produce marketplace Full Harvest

Full Harvest, a marketplace for excess produce that would otherwise go to waste, today announced it has closed an 8.5 million dollar Series A round of financing led by Spark Capital. New investors Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, Rent the Runway Founder ...

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: New material makes cooling devices more energy-efficient...
28.05.2018   #sustainability #refrigeration cabinets

New material makes cooling devices more energy-efficient

Environmentally friendly alternatives are systems which use water

Waste heat from industry can often not be utilised because of its low temperature. With this material, it can be used in environmentally friendly cooling systems for example in the field of building technology. Cooling devices are considered to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: An easy way to reduce business operating costs...
03.05.2018   #lighting concepts #climate systems

An easy way to reduce business operating costs

Climate protection is more than an environmental issue

Interview with Lars Reimann, Head of the Environment and Energy Department at HDE (German Retail Federation) Practical, informative and effective: The recently launched “Retail Climate Action Campaign” (“Klimaschutzoffensive des ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Outdoor and craft brew companies put public lands before profit...
26.04.2018   #sustainability #fashion

Outdoor and craft brew companies put public lands before profit

20 brands raise money in fourth annual “We Keep It Wild” campaign

Outdoor and craft brew companies are putting public lands before profit throughout the month of April by hosting “We Keep It Wild” online promotions to benefit The Conservation Alliance. Funds raised will help further the ...

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: U.S. beverage market: four key growth factors...
05.03.2018   #sustainability #packaging

U.S. beverage market: four key growth factors

Leading beverage market trends according to Packaged Facts

While seemingly overshadowed by the whirlwind developments in the food segment, innovation and trends in the beverage market are equally impressive and just as likely to resonate for years to come. Hybrid beverages that cross categories, savory and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Birkenstock is voted most animal-friendly shoe company...
16.02.2018   #sustainability

Birkenstock is voted most animal-friendly shoe company

PETA USA youth organization honors Germany's largest shoe manufacturer for its commitment to producing fashion without animal components

Birkenstock has received the peta2 Libby Award "Most Vegan-Friendly Shoe Company 2017. "With this award, which is highly regarded throughout the global vegan community, the youth organization of Peta USA is honoring Germany's largest ...

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

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 #packaging

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: Bioclimatic architecture: “The human body is a seismograph”...
27.11.2017   #customer satisfaction #shop building

Bioclimatic architecture: “The human body is a seismograph”

Only if the customer feels comfortable in the shop, he will spend time there doing his shopping

The need for sustainable architecture is becoming more and more widely recognized. According to Isabella Goldmann, managing partner of the architectural firm Goldmann & Partners, interior design based on the principles of bio-architecture does ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service...
22.11.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service

Interview with Gunnar Anger, managing director ParcelLock GmbH on the future of parcel delivery

A successful delivery significantly impacts how customers rate their shopping experience. That’s why new, flexible solutions along the entire supply chain are in great demand. This includes a universally accessible parcel locker system. Gunnar ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour announces its first vertical garden at...
13.07.2017   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Carrefour announces its first vertical garden at Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois hypermarket

A new milestone in developing urban agriculture

Carrefour is committed to urban agriculture and is continuing to open urban gardens located near its stores. In Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, the famous “first hypermarket in France”, which opened in 1963, is breaking new ground by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Growth equity fund Scope partners with Happy Plugs...
20.06.2017   #e-commerce #sustainability

Growth equity fund Scope partners with Happy Plugs

Scope will add a scalable platform supporting sustainable brand growth and presence, further enhancing Happy Plugs' expansion internationally

Happy Plugs (brand for fashion tech creating consumer electronics accessories) announced their partnership with Scope, a growth equity fund. Scope will add a scalable platform supporting sustainable brand growth and presence, further ...

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: Increased focus on sustainable use of chemicals in textile production...
24.05.2017   #sustainability #event

Increased focus on sustainable use of chemicals in textile production

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, hosted 53 attendees at UL’s Sustainability Seminar on “Reducing Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals”.

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, hosted 53 attendees at UL’s Sustainability Seminar on “Reducing Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals”. The favourable attendance and feedback from the event suggested ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UL Consumer & Retail Services joins the ZDHC program as official...
01.05.2017   #sustainability #fabrics

UL Consumer & Retail Services joins the ZDHC program as official contributor

Vision is a widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry to protect consumers

UL Consumer & Retail Services (CRS) joins the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme and in doing so, supports the Programme’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry and best practices in the textile, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ikea completes one of Ohios largest rooftop solar arrays...
03.04.2017   #sustainability #energy saving concepts

Ikea completes one of Ohio's largest rooftop solar arrays

Completing the installation is another sustainable step in the progress towards opening the future IKEA Columbus

Ikea announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Columbus store opening Summer 2017. The array is one of the largest solar rooftops in Ohio, just as is the Cincinnati-area one. The Columbus store’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers and manufacturers take responsibility...
21.03.2017   #sustainability #EuroShop

Retailers and manufacturers take responsibility

Retail sector in a great mood to invest

The term “sustainability” increasingly becomes a buzzword. Especially in the retail sector, it is difficult to reach a consensus on what sustainability truly means. Is it referring to the sustainable production of materials, recycling ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainability: How investments in energy efficiency pay for themselves...
07.03.2017   #climate systems #sustainability

Sustainability: How investments in energy efficiency pay for themselves

Refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, heat recovery or building technology at EuroShop 2017

Energy-efficient solutions offer a high potential to save energy in retail. Many retailers are considering investments in energy-efficient systems because of this. The "Food Tech & Energy Management" dimension not only presents the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet...
22.02.2017   #logistic systems #sustainability

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to 99 percent and the level of particles emitted by 95 percent

Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Store Design and Shopfitting at EuroShop 2017...
21.02.2017   #lighting concepts #shopfitting

Store Design and Shopfitting at EuroShop 2017

Shopfitters, designers, lighting experts: They all have to work hand in hand to design the ultimate store

Needless to say, this is also always an issue of time, driven by an opening date that’s as early and as much on schedule as possible. Trends are increasingly moving towards customized shopfitting solutions: brands and products are being ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shopfitting: Sustainability is a driving force and not the antithesis of...
13.02.2017   #customer relationship management #sustainability

Shopfitting: "Sustainability is a driving force and not the antithesis of design"

Interview with Dr. Christian Hilz, Managing Director at TREND-Store on customer loyalty resulting from sustainable actions

His genuine enthusiasm for responsible shopfitting is palpable. Dr. Christian Hilz of Trend-Store is one of those people who is wholeheartedly facing this tough challenge and willing to pass his knowledge on to others. For him, the key to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Kesko now purchases 100 percent renewable electricity...
07.02.2017   #sustainability #energy saving concepts

Kesko now purchases 100 percent renewable electricity

K-Group also increases own renewable energy production

Since the beginning of 2017, all electricity purchased by Kesko in Finland is renewable. In 2017, the amount of electricity purchased by Kesko will be approximately 540 GWh. This electricity will be used in K-stores and the K-Group’s other ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroShop 2017: focus on energy efficiency
16.01.2017   #sustainability #EuroShop

EuroShop 2017: focus on energy efficiency

ECOpark and Eco Forum demonstrate and discuss professional energy management in the retail trade

EuroShop is an important barometer and a worldwide indicator of future developments in the retail trade. When the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre opens its gates for the world's leading trade fair in the retail trade, from 5 to 9 March 2017, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail industry: act sustainably and talk about it!...
15.12.2016   #sustainability #marketing planing

Retail industry: act sustainably and talk about it!

“Sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive, they complement each other.“

Major retail chains like Coop and Marks & Spencer are role models in many ways when it comes to sustainable retail. They heap awards and accolades for their responsible projects and approaches. Other retailers should also acknowledge this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: German businesses focusing on climate protection...
25.11.2016   #sustainability #energy optimization

German businesses focusing on climate protection

More and more businesses interested in providing their own energy needs

German companies are making efforts to protect the climate. The latest trend study from E.ON shows that a majority of companies take the issue of energy conservation seriously. Around 75 percent of the CEOs surveyed indicated that they had ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Schaeffler presents its strategy mobility for tomorrow...
09.11.2016   #sustainability

Schaeffler presents its strategy "mobility for tomorrow"

Future trends climate change, urbanization, globalization and digitalization as starting point

The demands on mobility are rapidly changing and require new responses. In order to address this challenge, the Executive Board of Schaeffler AG in close coordination with the Supervisory Board and after intensive dialogue with the Group’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Toms: When shopping becomes a good deed
19.09.2016   #sustainability #touch screens

Toms: When shopping becomes a good deed

Image gallery of London’s Toms store sustainability commitment

At the trendy TOMS store in London’s Carnaby Street, the core elements of customer-centric store design catch your eye – right along with the feel-good factor. Located in the midst of London whilst featuring plenty of wood and simple ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Footwear with history: Timberland partners with Thread...
07.06.2016   #sustainability #brand management

Footwear with history: Timberland partners with Thread

New collection of Timberland footwear and bags to feature Thread fabric, made from plastic bottles collected in developing countries

Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a partnership with responsible fabric manufacturer Thread, furthering both brands' longstanding commitment to environmental and social responsibility. Crafted from plastic ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Eco-friendly store brands are a win-win-win situation...
22.04.2016   #marketing research #sustainability

Eco-friendly store brands are a 'win-win-win situation'

Research shows higher prices plus ethical marketing improve sales

Private label brands (PLBs), like Costco’s Kirkland or Walmart’s Great Value,represent 17 per cent of total sales in the United States, growing by about 13 per cent annually. That’s big business for retailers, and it could be ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A statement for sustainability
11.11.2015   #sustainability

A statement for sustainability

New IKEA building in Kaarst is environmentally friendly pilot project

Furniture retailer IKEA launches a worldwide unique pilot project in Germany: Under the motto "More Sustainable Store" the new IKEA furniture store in Kaarst in North Rhine-Westphalia Kaarst will unite all aspects of the company's ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Asheville Market celebrates new retailer openings...
28.10.2015   #sustainability #design

Asheville Market celebrates new retailer openings

Strong focus on sustainability – plus some fashion, good food and soul revitalization thrown in as well

New retailers abound this fall at Asheville Market, with a strong focus on sustainability – plus some fashion, good food and soul revitalization thrown in as well. The center's owner, Edens, has worked to bring a new and diverse mix of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ingenious design, Green packaging
02.09.2015   #sustainability #design

Ingenious design, Green packaging

Smart package design at FachPack 2015

Organized by bayern design, the Forum for Design Knowledge and a speech series at the PackBox will complement the FachPack 2015 trade fair taking place from September 29 to October 1 on the Nuremberg fairgrounds. Nuremberg, Germany. At bayern ...

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: Europes first chain of vegan shoe stores opens EU-wide online shop...
24.07.2015   #online trading #sustainability

Europe's first chain of vegan shoe stores opens EU-wide online shop

Vegans and ethical consumers from outside Germany can now visit avesu's online shop

German vegan and ethical shoes retailer, avesu opened its new dedicated online shop for customers across the EU. Vegans and ethical consumers from outside Germany can now visit www.avesu.eu to order from avesu’s carefully selected and ...

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