Efficiency boost for John Lewis with new £150m distribution facilities

John Lewis Magna Park distribution centre

John Lewis is investing £150 million in two new distribution facilities – part of a five-year, £500 million investment in its online systems and distribution network. The partnership says its aim is to “create a customer-not-channel approach to its operations”.  This follows the department store’s £100m investment in its existing (more…)

Delivery options top of the Christmas wishlist as online retailers anticipate a bumper festive season

Half of UK online retailers expect to see 20% year-on-year growth this Christmas, according to IMRG In its latest survey of senior ecommerce professionals, IMRG found that the percentage of retailers expecting annual growth to reach in excess of 10% over the festive trading period reached 85%, compared with 80% (more…)