Supply and Demand

Consumer Durable Makers Geared Up For the Festive Party

The consumer durable sector is anticipating heavy demand ahead of the festive season. However, there are challenges abound as the sector is subject to market volatilities

Shrabona Ghosh

5G: How the Smartphone Market Is 'Smartly' Gearing Up For the New Demand

Smartphone companies, such as Realme, Oppo, Nokia, among others, are working on a detailed strategy to bring more 5G products to the market. By the end of 2022, 5G smartphones will account for 35 per cent of the total smartphone shipments in India and this is expected to increase to 53 per cent by the end of 2023

Inflation Affecting Consumer Demand: What Are FMCG CEOs Doing?

Currently, the FMCG sector is grappling with inflation resulting in price hikes, increased raw material and logistics costs. Despite the challenges thrown at the FMCG companies, the CEOs are optimistic about growth

Shrabona Ghosh

'Discounts like you've never seen before': Big Name Retailers Are Set to Slash Prices

People are finally getting what they ordered during the Covid-19 pandemic, but it's two years too late.

Julia Wilkinson

This Summer, Beer Raises a Toast

While geo-political conditions arising due to Russia-Ukraine war have had an impact on prices, the upbeat mood of beer crafters is evident from new launches

Shrabona Ghosh

The Richest Drivers on the Road: Walmart Offers 6-Figure Trucking Salary to Combat Nationwide Shortage

To assuage ongoing supply chain delays, Walmart is pulling out all the stops to recruit more truck drivers.

How Uber and Lyft Get Drivers on the Road on Busy Nights Like New Year's

Because they can't assign shifts to workers, ride-hailing companies use a variety of incentives to lure out their contract workers.

Lydia Belanger

Long Beach Breaks Through the Supply Chain Bottleneck

"Cargo aging at the port is now down 37 percent, which is a major improvement," stated Richard F. de la Torre, community information officer of Long Beach City Development Services in a Dec. 8 email.

The Epoch Times

Surging Inflation Could See Millions of American Households Paying $3,500 in Additional Expenses This Year: Report

PWBM, a nonpartisan research-based initiative, estimates that the historic levels of inflation will require the average U.S. household to spend around $3,500 more in 2021 to achieve the same level of consumption of goods and services as in 2019 or 2020.

The Epoch Times

Amazon Inventory Management: Solutions to Common Problems

You need to ensure a robust supply chain, but it's also essential to identify and manage issues unique to the platform.

Omer Riaz

Meat and Pies Running Out of Stock This Thanksgiving: IRI

The continuing supply chain issues are impacting stores across the country with supermarkets and stores making adjustments with what's available.

The Epoch Times

Food-Bank-Dependent Families Suffer from Supply Chain Disruptions

Inflation, shipping delays, supply-chain issues, pandemic lockdowns, and labor shortages have contributed to price increases and scarcities that have now started affecting food banks across the country.

The Epoch Times