With the festive season over, retailers are beginning to share their sales figures for the 2019 Christmas period. Next reported a 15.3% rise in online sales, while Mountain Warehouse boasted a 21.6% increase.
While the rise of the digital economy and online business has prompted big changes, where business operations are situated is always going to be a critical and calculated decision – regardless of whether you’re a high-street greengrocers or a ‘disruptive’ ecommerce company.
Yorkshire’s tech and digital groups came together last week to throw an inaugural Christmas party – and we were pleased to be able to put on a few drinks to help get the party started!
John Taylor, managing director at Geoplan, looks at how the right geospatial data can help logistics companies deliver during peak season
While some might be sounding the death knell, these forecasts are premature – instead, what we’re seeing is a case of rapid evolution, says John Taylor, managing director, Geoplan