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Everyone is talking about "sustainability" - what does it mean in and for retail? At ixtenso.com you will find inspiration and best practice examples on how to make your business more sustainable. In the end, not only the environment should benefit, but also your customers - and you as a retailer!

Thumbnail-Photo: Klarna unveils US retail pop-up shop “Klarna Oasis” in Los Angeles...
22.07.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Klarna unveils US retail pop-up shop “Klarna Oasis” in Los Angeles

Supporting mission-driven brands for sustainability efforts

Klarna announced the opening of its US retail pop-up, “Klarna Oasis,” an immersive shopping experience in Los Angeles focused on supporting its various mission-driven merchant partners.From Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 24, consumers ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Morrisons launches lower environmental impact store...
19.07.2022   #brick and mortar retail #shop building

Morrisons launches lower environmental impact store

Including less carbon emissions, zero waste, local and loose products

Morrisons is has opened a lower environmental impact store in Little Clacton, the latest initiative on its journey to becoming a more sustainable business. The new store design, which has been built from scratch, for the first time incorporates ...

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06.07.2022   #data management #digitization

Brave new last mile

A dilemma of digital transformation versus sustainability?

The pandemic has given an additional boost to online retail with its record volumes already recorded in previous years. As a result, last-mile delivery is bursting at the seams, especially in metropolitan areas. There are limits to the capacity of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food-packaging system reduces health risks and saves food...
06.07.2022   #sustainability #food retail

Food-packaging system reduces health risks and saves food

Antimicrobial food wrap could reduce food waste and foodborne illness

As food costs continue to rise and a global food crisis looms on the horizon, it’s staggering to think that some 30-40% of America’s food supply ends up in landfills, mostly due to spoilage. At the same time, the World Health ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainability means holism
04.07.2022   #retail #digitization

Sustainability means holism

Microsoft supports retailers in becoming climate-neutral

Climate neutrality, sustainability, environmental awareness - all these terms are buzzing around and prompting the industry to take action. But what can actually be done. Microsoft and EHI Retail Institute have jointly published the new white paper ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In-store marketing: The salt in the soup of sales promotion...
01.07.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

In-store marketing: The salt in the soup of sales promotion

How to positively influence the shopping experience of your clientele

Soft music in the background, delicious scent, pleasant lighting – Sounds like dinner at your favorite restaurant? Almost. Because atmospheric design elements are also important ingredients for the perfect in-store shopping experience in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers can remain competitive while reducing their environmental...
29.06.2022   #customer satisfaction #sustainability

Retailers can remain competitive while reducing their environmental footprint

Based on consumers’ sustainable delivery preferences

Greener delivery options are no longer a ‘nice to have’ but a ‘must have’. According to research from Metapack’s latest research in Germany, France and the UK, nearly 75% of online shoppers say that they consider ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Energy efficiency and carbon reduction in retail...
29.06.2022   #retail #sustainability

Energy efficiency and carbon reduction in retail

Guide to energy efficiency and carbon reduction in the retail industry published as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap

BRC has published a new “Step-by-Step Guide to Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction in the Retail Industry”, produced as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap.Figures from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable logistics: Dont wait, act now!
23.06.2022   #retail #sustainability

Sustainable logistics: Don't wait, act now!

Why an environmentally conscious logistics strategy can pay off

On 22.06.2022 it was that time again: Webtalk time served up by iXtenso and EuroShop. We filled our retail-salsa cooking pot with all kinds of ingredients to create the right flavor for your environmentally conscious shipping...

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21.06.2022   #lighting systems #lighting concepts

Simply lucid!

Tips for optimized lighting control - energy saving included!

What light do you need?Use as much daylight as possible! Adjust your lighting system accordingly and combine natural and artificial sources. One option would be constant light control. If you make your control system dependent on daylight, light ...

Thumbnail-Photo: On to new owners!
20.06.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

On to new owners!

Via the platform 'Retury', returned parcels find new buyers – without detours

"I don't like that so much after all, I'll send it back." Let's face it, we've all been there before. In 2020, according to Statista, 315 million packages were returned to retailers and warehouses in Germany alone. From ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SALTO receives a Silver rating in the EcoVadis evaluation ranking...
20.06.2022   #sustainability #award

SALTO receives a Silver rating in the EcoVadis evaluation ranking

Innovation as a response to social and environmental challenges

EcoVadis has ranked SALTO Systems in the top 25% of companies with the best performance in terms of sustainability policies. The recognition gives SALTO a SILVER classification in the EcoVadis global evaluation program.The award is the fourth ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IKEA and Infarm start urban herbs farming project...
20.06.2022   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

IKEA and Infarm start urban herbs farming project

Pilot project for joint, sustainable cultivation of herbs in furniture stores

Demand is growing for high-quality food that is produced locally and with as little environmental impact as possible. To meet this, IKEA and Infarm are growing high-quality herbs in Infarm's vertical farms in the customer restaurants in three ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping...
09.06.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping

How to make your logistics more sustainable

Is your lunch still missing that certain something? With the addition of a few herbs, your dish can develop an aromatic flavor and turn your menu into a feast. The right flavor also plays an important role in the recipe of your logistics, so that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mango opens flagship store in New York
24.05.2022   #sustainability #shop design

Mango opens flagship store in New York

Company strengthens its expansion in the United States with the opening of its flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue

Mango is accelerating its expansion in the United States with the opening of a new 2,100 m 2 (close to 23,000 sq. ft) flagship store located at 711 Fifth Avenue in New York, one of the world’s most exclusive shopping streets.Mango’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: retail trends 1/2022: Focus EuroCIS 2022
23.05.2022   #sustainability #personnel management

retail trends 1/2022: Focus "EuroCIS 2022"

The latest issue with tips, ideas and trends for and from the retail technology industry

In our latest retail trends, we show you once again what's driving the industry: You can expect photo spreads from international stores, reports on trend topics such as "visual search", "livestream shopping" and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ynvisible supports sustainable fashion with digital price labels...
13.05.2022   #digitization #sustainability

Ynvisible supports sustainable fashion with digital price labels

New generation is easily readable, flexible and customizable

Ynvisible Interactive Inc. has announced that Digety, a company creating electronic price labels for the fashion industry, has selected Ynvisible as the supplier of displays for its re-usable digital price labels. Digety’s price labels ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries...
12.05.2022   #retail #sustainability

From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries

New report unveils consumer demand for IoT-enabled, next level retail experiences

Wireless Logic research shows British consumers increasingly want ‘Everything Now’; Significant opportunity for service providers to recommend the right IoT solutions backed by ultra-resilient cellular connectivity to help retailers stay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: E-commerce Berlin Expo 2022 Recap
10.05.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

E-commerce Berlin Expo 2022 Recap

Last week, the E-commerce Expo 2022 took place in Berlin. Find out what happened there

The E-commerce Berlin Expo 2022 conference is over, and it's safe to say that it was a huge success! If you attended, you probably learned a lot of new things about the e-commerce industry.But if you didn't go, don't worry - here’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if its more...
04.05.2022   #sustainability #coronavirus

Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if it's more sustainable

Survey finds 86% of consumers willing to wait longer for their orders if it helps the environment, 44% say their interest in shopping sustainably has increased since the start of the pandemic

Blue Yonder has released findings from its 2022 Consumer Sustainability Survey, which revealed retail consumer preferences related to sustainable shopping habits. The survey found that more than three-quarters (86%) of consumers are willing to delay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: An experimental shop of the future in London...
04.05.2022   #brick and mortar retail #retail

An experimental shop of the future in London

Selfridges looks to reinvent retail through its sustainability strategy 'Project Earth'

SUPERMARKET – an earth conscious shop of the future –  was unveiled by Selfridges at the start of April. Customers were able to explore a creative playground in The Corner Shop in Selfridges Oxford Street store where printing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: eBay launches ‘Imperfects’ offering to drive more circularity this...
28.04.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

eBay launches ‘Imperfects’ offering to drive more circularity this Earth Day

New destination gives almost perfect fashion items from over 100 brands a second chance

As shoppers look to reduce their fashion spend and environmental footprint, eBay UK has launched Imperfects - the fashion equivalent to supermarkets' wonky veg initiative, which launched in a bid to cut food waste.eBay’s Imperfects range ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UK consumers committed to buying sustained
11.04.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

UK consumers committed to buying sustained

New research shows that over half will try and stop buying products with single-use packaging completely

New research with UK consumers looking at the recyclability of the packaging of fashion items such as clothes, sunglasses and accessories bought online or by mail order, shows that 67% will try and buy more products that do not use single-use ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Gen Z: The future of spending
08.04.2022   #mobile payment #sustainability

Gen Z: The future of spending

Survey of ‘Zoomers’ in 13 countries spotlights how the world’s most digitally-adept consumers are forcing change to decades-old business practices

To achieve growth and success past 2030, businesses must start to understand the living, shopping, and financial habits of Gen Z or Zoomers (consumers aged between 16 and 24) now - and accept that they are very different from previous generations. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Renting instead of buying: A sustainable consumption system on the rise?...
04.04.2022   #sustainability #fashion

Renting instead of buying: A sustainable consumption system on the rise?

Highlights from a webtalk about subscription services and circular economy at Decathlon

Companies often find themselves in a balancing act: they have to prioritize between long-term and short-term goals. How much do we invest in sustainable business models and environmental and climate protection? Many entrepreneurs are faced with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Save costs and energy with intelligent use of electricity...
12.03.2022   #digitization #sustainability

Save costs and energy with intelligent use of electricity

Bosch modernizes Telford Shopping Centre in the UK with safe and sustainable Praesensa public address system

Bosch Building Technologies has installed a digital public address and voice alarm system at Telford Shopping Centre in the UK. The IP-based Praesensa system from Bosch now provides music, announcements and emergency alerts to the retail stores, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Key strategic priorities to businesses this year...
10.02.2022   #retail #sustainability

Key strategic priorities to businesses this year

IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022

Global insight provider IGD has published its predictions for the global retail trends that are set to shape the international food and consumer goods industry in 2022. The new report outlines five key trends to help retailers and suppliers navigate ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains...
04.02.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains

Leading C-Level executives from global retailers contributed to report

Cross-Border Commerce Europe, the platform driving cross-border e-commerce in Europe, publishes its latest blue paper summarising the learnings of seven knowledge and brainstorming sessions between C-Level executives from leading global retailers ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recognized and published in ITC Standards...
01.02.2022   #customer satisfaction #sustainability

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recognized and published in ITC Standards Map

Overview of cotton sustainability

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been recognized and published in the standard mapping process by the International Trade Centre, giving brands and retailers around the world greater choice when it comes to sourcing sustainably grown cotton.The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Let there be light – or not ...
24.01.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Let there be light – or not ...

Lidl and SageGlass join forces on energy efficiency and lighting

For some time now, discount grocer Lidl has been relying on intelligent façades from SageGlass – for the environment, staff and the right light. We asked both companies what this technology means for lighting, energy consumption ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Payment market and retail: The trends for 2022...
07.01.2022   #mobile payment #sustainability

Payment market and retail: The trends for 2022

Secure, personalized, convenient – How will e-payment develop in the near future?

Over the past two years, consumer shopping habits have changed significantly – especially in Germany and Europe – and with them the structural orientation of retailers and companies. Convenient online shopping and digital payment methods ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040...
09.11.2021   #sustainability #logistics

IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040

Several global companies sign the 2040 ambition statement for zero emission vessels

IKEA joins forces with several global companies by signing the 2040 ambition statement through the collaborative platform Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels, facilitated by the Aspen Institute. The ambition statement makes it clear that global ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Americans considering secondhand amidst supply chain issues this holiday...
22.10.2021   #sustainability #fashion

Americans considering secondhand amidst supply chain issues this holiday season

Giving and receiving secondhand gifts is becoming more of a way of life

Mercari released findings from its Secondhand Holiday Report. Mercari's report revealed that this will be a "secondhand holiday" for many, as 77% of American adults polled expect to buy at least one secondhand item this holiday ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fair Handeln 2022
11.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

Fair Handeln 2022

21.04.-24.04.2022 | Stuttgart

FAIR HANDELN is an exhibition for everyone who is actively committed to globally responsible and sustainable trade and activities. It acts as a marketplace for specialist and general retailers who sell fair trade products, food, textiles, cosmetics, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022
24.09.2021   #sustainability #coronavirus

Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022

NRF helps retailers to face ongoing global supply chain challenges

The National Retail Federation has announced its new annual NRF Supply Chain 360 event that will convene the retail industry’s leading professionals in the fields of supply chain and sustainability on June 20-21 in Cleveland, Ohio, to address ...

Thumbnail-Photo: OKay opens new sustainable local supermarket in Waasmunster...
02.09.2021   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

OKay opens new sustainable local supermarket in Waasmunster

Minimal environmental impact with specific architectural means

On Friday 13 August, OKay opened its 140th store in Waasmunster. The shop covers 645 m² and is built with sustainable techniques and material. Store manager Karien and her team of 10 are happy to invite the local residents to the opening of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Gen Z willing to rent clothes to reduce waste...
26.08.2021   #sustainability #fashion

Gen Z willing to rent clothes to reduce waste

Apparel rental becomes more popular

Gen Z adults are interested in using apparel rental services to reduce overconsumption, according to a new study in the journal Sustainability by Washington State University researchers.Apparel rental, also known as collaborative apparel ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CLAIM 5: New growth strategy
20.08.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

CLAIM 5: New growth strategy

HUGO BOSS presents plan to increase sales

HUGO BOSS has introduced its new 2025 growth strategy ‘CLAIM 5’ and provides its mid-term financial ambition. Over the next five years, the Company is fully committed to strongly accelerate top-line growth, claim its position in the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Secondhand trading takes off in China
05.08.2021   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Secondhand trading takes off in China

Alibaba’s Idle Fish App makes recycling easier

More and more customers in China embrace secondhand trading, also known as re-commerce, to raise extra cash via online platforms such as Idle Fish.The trend has been turbo-charged by apps that make selling pre-owned items simpler, the need to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Answers for the new Supply Chain Law in Germany...
02.08.2021   #sustainability #supply chain management

Answers for the new Supply Chain Law in Germany

How must companies implement the resolutions of the German Supply Chain Law?

The German Bundestag and Bundesrat passed the Supply Chain Law this year. It is intended to protect fundamental human rights in global supply chains that end in Germany. The aim is to combat inhumane working conditions and child labor. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital Care Labels: Show eco-consumers you mean business...
02.08.2021   #digitization #sustainability

Digital Care Labels: Show eco-consumers you mean business

Why fashion should allow consumers to take part in their garment’s circularity story

Clothing brands are actively seeking ways to lighten their environmental impact. It’s shocking that, on average, 23 kilograms of greenhouse gases are produced per kilogram of fabric, and in North-West Europe alone, around 4.7 ...

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