Total U.S. Shopper Traffic in Retail Stores and Malls for November 2013
As expected, shopper activity increased this November as holiday shopping began in earnest. . . .
Delivering on instant gratification, global style
By Craig Meyer, president of industrial brokerage, Jones Lang LaSalle
The race to improve customer convenience by leveraging smart e-commerce logistics in the supply chain is heating up in the U.S. and internationally. So far, the U.S. is ahead of the pack in e-commerce sales, raking in $351.8 billion during 2012, a full 33.7% of all e-commerce purchases worldwide, according to the new Jones Lang LaSalle Global E-Commerce Report.
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Currently president and CEO of Walmart's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Canada region, David Cheesewright has been promoted to president and CEO of Walmart International, the company's second largest operating segment. Read more
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Unprecedented shopper traffic was seen at Target on Black Friday, according to president, CEO and chairman, Gregg Steinhafel, who also said the retailer provided exceptional service without offering much insight into sales.
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Turning Supply Chain Pains into Gains for Suppliers and Retailers
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