Supply Chain Matters continues with our series of commentaries focused on the ongoing 2020 holiday fulfillment surge with highlights of this week’s China Singles Day shopping festival. Once again, this event is likely to establish a record for the globe’s largest online sales volume for an online promoted shopping occasion.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an announcement from China’s leading online retail platform provider Alibaba announcing the intention to control what is considered to be China’s largest big-box retailers which is considered the country’s largest chain of hypermarkets.
The Supply Chain Matters provides a series of individual blogs that explore added detail and perspective around each of ten 2020 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. This particular blog highlights Prediction Eight which relates to the ongoing multiyear transition to Digitally Enabled Response Networks, and Prediction Nine, the ongoing positioning for global online B2C and B2B commerce likely being scaled back or refocused in the coming year.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights today’s announcement that Chinese online retail platform provider Alibaba is increasing its ownership stake in its logistics unit Cainaio.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our May 17, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based readership.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 8, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based readership.
The long-term race of major online retail platform providers positioning for global dominance made a potentially subtle turn last week. Jack Ma, the founder of China-based online services and E-Commerce provider Alibaba announced his pending departure. Supply Chain Matters explores what the announcement could imply going forward.