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Retail shipping hits hyperspeed
As the dust settles after Amazon Prime Day, well actually 48 hours this time round, retailers are pushing hard to improve their own delivery capabilities. This week we take a look at the competitive landscape of super-speedy shipping and the strains it puts on companies to match growing consumer expectations.
Grocery Retail Ups Its Autonomous Delivery Game. [PYMNTS.com]
Asda expands Just Eat partnership for 30min grocery deliveries. [Retail Gazette]
Carrefour goes for fast home delivery with Glovo deal. [Yahoo! Finance]
Online purchases get ditched due to poor shipping options. [elitebusiness]
One of the best places to understand how retail logistics is changing will be at the 5th Annual Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York. Keep an eye out for developments as we approach the summit next year.