The game plan for recently acquired Jet.com is to target Millennials, provide a unique brand proposition and build on distribution advantages inherent and newly available to the e-commerce division, executives proposed at the Walmart annual analyst meeting.
Aldi has earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its environmentally sustainable distribution center and regional headquarters in Moreno Valley, CA.
Home decor and housewares product developer/importer Mark Feldstein & Associates has entered into an exclusive master distributor agreement with Gold Crest Distributing, which covers domestic products stocked by the company.
October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for the nation’s major retail container ports as merchants stock up for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
The National Retail Federation was among a coalition of 120 organizations representing retailers, manufacturers, agribusinesses and other sectors to send a joint letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker that outline concerns regarding the ongoing issues with Hanjin Shipping’s recent bankruptcy filing.
The bankruptcy filing in late August by Hanjin Shipping has done little to negatively impact the amount of cargo entering the United States, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
A ruling from a United States bankruptcy court judge will allow ships from the financially distressed Hanjin Shipping Co. to dock in the United States, but it remains unclear if goods on those ships will be offloaded.