US Express, an e-commerce business specialised in purchasing and shipping goods from the US to Vietnam, on April 17 held the "Sale-off Authentic Brands" event aiming to launch its system connected to Nordstromrack and HauteLook, the biggest sale-off authentic brands in the world. Industry 4.0 has changed consumers' shopping habits Customers attending the event had the opportunity to buy a wide range of products from many prestigious US brands at discount prices of up to 90 per cent. In addition, US Express also organised the “Order 4.0” talk show to introduce its services of purchasing sale-off branded items from the US, organized a lucky draw, and a reverse auctionof branded products from VND0. The US is known as the birthplace of global brands and its goods, supplies, and utensilsare widely loved by consumers, including Vietnamese. However, the purchasing of authentic US goods and shipping time remains an obstacle for consumers as many US e-commerce … [Read more...] about Shopping for sale off US brands easier than ever with US Express
Poll PUBLISHED: 16:35 09 March 2019 | UPDATED: 16:35 09 March 2019 Suzanne Day Shoppers in Ipswich town centre on Saturday afternoon - do you still shop on your local high street? Picture:SUZANNE DAY Suzanne Day It’s been a bleak year for the High Street, with stores closing and warnings issued by retailers. But today we ask – how are your shopping habits changing, and what influences them? High Street retailers suffered their worst February in a decade. The figures were announced this week – just days after Debenhams, which has stores in Suffolk and Essex, caused concern by issuing a profit warning.Despite a unseasonably warm February fashion retailers also struggled with in-store sales dropping by 3.5%.Debenhams isn’t the only high street retailer that is struggling. Paperchase, which has stores in Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds has recently announced it will be closing a small number of shops across the country. … [Read more...] about Do you still shop on the high street?
Sarah Rahal The Detroit News Published 11:00 PM EST Feb 16, 2019 Pleasant Ridge — After beating breast cancer, Susan Thomas realized that as an oncology nurse and a patient, she was in a unique position to help others. So she worked with her husband to make survivors' lives easier by offering products with a personal touch as they dealt with their disease. After almost two decades, she's decided to close up shop for retirement, and because of changing shopping habits and improved methods for treating breast cancer. "Our culture is changing," said Thomas, 68. "Online shopping has taken over, and research is indicating women with early-age breast disease aren't receiving as much chemotherapy and are not losing as much hair. And that's wonderful news." Thomas said she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, during which time she had a mastectomy and underwent chemotherapy. She quickly discovered how few products were … [Read more...] about Pleasant Ridge cancer patient shop to close at end of month
Michael Liedtke and Joseph Pisani, Ap Business Writers Updated 1:10 pm PST, Friday, February 8, 2019 This Nov. 14, 2018, photo shows the Standard Cognition cashier-less store on Market Street in San Francisco. Get ready to say good riddance to the checkout line. A year after Amazon opened its first cashier-less store, startups and retailers are racing to get similar technology in other stores throughout the world, letting shoppers buy groceries without waiting in line. less This Nov. 14, 2018, photo shows the Standard Cognition cashier-less store on Market Street in San Francisco. Get ready to say good riddance to the checkout line. A year after Amazon opened its first ... more Photo: Eric Risberg, AP Photo: Eric Risberg, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 This Nov. … [Read more...] about Retailers are shopping for ways to get rid of checkout lines
PUBLISHED: 05:30 23 January 2019 Jessica Hill Business feature for Century Logistics. Pictured is MD Stephen Basey-Fisher. Archant While the craze for online shopping is leading to empty shopfronts, it’s also bringing a massive boost to Suffolk’s warehousing and logistics industry. It’s a road that’s all too often chocked up with traffic. But the A14 in Suffolk is about to take centre stage in a “significant, and long-overdue” expansion of logistics and distribution activity that is bound to provide a welcome boost to the local economy - but which also makes the need for investment in the A14 more urgent than ever.For decades, the A14 has provided a vital link between the UK’s largest container port, Felixstowe, and the so-called ‘Golden Triangle’ of warehousing and distribution operations in the Midlands, bordered by the M1, M6 and M42.But new data from Savills demonstrates that the Golden Triangle is … [Read more...] about New warehousing near Felixstowe to feed our demand for online shopping