Four key factors shaping the future of warehouse automation

Available and emerging, high-performance warehouse technology will determine the future productivity of fulfilment operations.  What’s driving warehousing strategies? Ultimately, it’s customer service levels. Customers have ever-higher expectations regarding service levels and this is driving huge change in the warehouse. Along with the rapid growth of ecommerce, there is a strong desire to develop faster fulfilment strategies […]

Embedded finance: A finance revival for SMEs

For several years, back-to-back crises have made growing and frankly, surviving as a business a challenge to say the least. Turbulence has been a constant, meaning SMEs have had to be agile and flexible to navigate unprecedented challenges. The sophistication of technology and innovative software has helped SMEs streamline operations. However, one issue remains – […]

Why SMEs need to think about recyclable packaging now

Packaging has been front-page news in the last 12 months or so. This has led to consumers being more aware of the environmental impact of packaging, and sparked campaigns to reduce unsustainable materials including single-use plastic. One of the key solutions that is often proposed in the “plastics debate” is making more packaging recyclable, and […]

How SMEs can scale successfully

When scaling a business, regardless of how big or small, the jump can be daunting. It requires seamless execution of a clear strategy along with support from across the entire business to make the transformation a success. Every person, especially within the leadership team, needs to be fully committed to creating a joined-up approach. When […]

How to Create a Business Process Diagram: A Comprehensive Guide

In the intricate realm of business, effective communication and organization are paramount. Whether you’re initiating a new project, enhancing existing processes, or facilitating employee training, having a lucid visual representation of your business processes can prove transformative. This is where business process diagrams come into play. In this exhaustive guide, we’ll delve into what business [...]

Social Commerce Market to Reach US$ 3,652 Billion During 2023-2028 | Growth Rate CAGR of 27.9%

The surge in social media engagement, high-speed internet, smartphones, and online shopping popularity are driving factors for market growth. IMARC Group’s latest research report, titled “Social Commerce Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity, and Forecast 2023-2028,” offers a comprehensive analysis of the industry, which comprises insights on the global social commerce market. The […]

The Hershey Company Releases 2022 ESG Report

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today shared its 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, outlining progress toward its key sustainability priorities and goals.  Our Shared Goodness Promise, Hershey’s global sustainability strategy, guides how the company incorporates responsible and sustainable practices into every aspect of its business to drive long-term business resilience and growth.  In 2022, Hershey reaffirmed its most […]

Thorpe Park begins construction on the UK’s biggest rollercoaster

If the 100 degrees vertical drop of Saw: The Ride is not hair-raising enough for theme park enthusiasts, Thorpe Park has stepped it up a notch with Project Exodus, which is set to deliver the biggest rollercoaster the country has seen yet. Due to open in 2024, Project Exodus will measure in at a whopping […]

Spain tourism office launches year-long programme of exhibitions to mark 50th anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death, Spain’s tourism office Turespaña has launched an ambitious year-long programme celebrating the most dominant and influential artist of the first half of the 20th century with exhibitions to be held in Spain and beyond. Labelled The Picasso 1973–2023 Celebration, this bonanza of 50 incredible worldwide exhibitions will inhabit 16 […]