Don't expect the usual furniture sale deals this Presidents Day weekend

Feb 18, 2022
You can thank our old pal, the supply chain.
The usual Presidents Day sales at furniture stores could be curbed because of supply chain issues.
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Why do airlines set weird departure and arrival times?

Jan 6, 2022
Forget “the logic of the clock.” The airline is thinking about the airplane, not the customer, one expert told us.
Have an 8:02 a.m. flight to catch?
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Biden's COVID home test plan faces supply chain hurdles

Dec 21, 2021
But it will be easier than shipping COVID vaccines, and there are more options for delivering the rapid tests, experts say.
President Joe Biden announces that he is planning to distribute half a billion at-home COVID-19 tests in response to the the spread of the coronavirus omicron variant.
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Supply chain acquisitions help streamline retail mess

Nov 2, 2021
The pandemic and global supply chain backlog has transformed the relationship between retailers and supply chain companies.
American Eagle Outfitters said it will acquire a fulfillment company, Quiet Logistics, to strengthen its supply chain.
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For steel business, pandemic poses new kind of uncertainty

The coronavirus makes planning and logistics even more difficult for industry coming off trade war with China.
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What Blackstone's purchase of $18 billion worth of warehouse space tells us about e-commerce.

Jun 3, 2019
For online retailers, urban warehouses are the key to same-day delivery.
Packages are prepared for delivery at a warehouse in 2014.
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In logistics, employers scramble for workers

May 7, 2019
Bureau of Labor Statistics data show nearly 90,000 job openings in warehousing, transportation and utilities in March.
Boxes travel on conveyor belts at an Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, in 2017.
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Amazon delivery options are rooted in data — and competition

Apr 25, 2019
The online retail giant still feels brick-and-mortar stores hot on its heels.
An Amazon package makes its way down a conveyor belt before being shipped.
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