Malls are being re-appropriated as warehouses

The Race for Space – E-commerce gets Physical at the Expense of Our Cities

E-commerce retailers are in a race against time and one another to find local, convenient spaces to provide speedy and cost efficient fulfilment to their customers. This race is heating up with COVID-19 accelerating e-commerce shopping. But the situation is complicated: not only is space hard to come by, it is also limited. And e-commerce…

A Multi-Billion Dollar Chorus

The chorus goes on and on like a broken record. (Remember what a record is?) Purchase, Receive, Return Purchase, Receive, Return Purchase, Receive, Return The retail industry has gotten used to 30% of online purchases being returned. 30%! This number sounds fantastical, but it is a standard quoted average for global retail. The retail industry…