distribution

Retail
Walmart To Open New Consolidation Center

Walmart continues to expand its portfolio of high-tech distribution centers. This July, a Walmart supply chain first is coming to Colton, CA. A newly built, 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center will be the first in Walmart’s supply chain to receive, sort and ship freight.

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NRF: Imports Rise Ahead Of Tariffs

With concerns rising over proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: As Tariff Threat Looms, Imports Continue To Grow

Despite facing the possibility of additional tariffs on goods from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow throughout the summer, according to a recent Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: Imports Rise But Tariffs Cloud Future Growth

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow a healthy 5.8% year-over-year this month but could be threatened in the future if the developing tariff dispute and potential trade war between the U.S. and China continues to escalate, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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Gibson Unveils Pasabahce Glassware Collection

At this year’s International Home + Housewares Show, Gibson Overseas unveiled the fruits of its new partnership with Pasabahce, which gave Gibson access to Pasabahce’s full catalog of over 22,000 items and exclusive distribution of the brand in the U.S. market.

Retail
Solid Import Growth Expected During First Half Of 2018

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow 4.9% during the first half of 2018 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
Ikea Expanding NYC Fulfillment Capacity

Ikea has leased additional warehouse space in New York City to serve as a customer fulfillment center. The new space will complement its network of seven regional distribution centers currently supporting its 47 stores in the United States.

Retail
NRF: 2017 Imports Show Solid Growth

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports grew 7% during 2017 over 2016 as retail sales continued to increase and the industry wrapped up the year with a strong holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: Imports Level Off Heading Into Holidays

After months of record-setting volume as retailers stocked up for the holiday season, imports at the nation’s major container ports should be essentially flat this month compared with the same time last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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