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Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015

A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert says. »


China Tariff Could Threaten U.S. Supply Chain

Higher labor costs and stricter regulations keep nudging Eric Li's glass factory in southeast China toward insolvency, even though his lampshades are on the shelves at Home Depot. President Donald Trump's threatened tariff on his goods may be the final shove. »


Kraft Heinz Expands Sustainability Push After Unilever Bid

Kraft Heinz Co., rebuffed recently in its bid to buy Unilever, is investing $200m in an expanded corporate social responsibility program that includes a pledge to fight malnutrition and decrease its environmental footprint. »


How Food Delivery Apps Have Changed the Game for Restaurants

How Food Delivery Apps Have Changed the Game for Restaurants

A year ago Mendocino Farms didn't offer delivery at any of its 15 Southern California locations. Now Ellen Chen, co-founder of the artisanal sandwich chain, is knocking down restaurant walls to make room for delivery drivers. »


Ford's Supply Chain Program On Track to Save Water, Carbon Emissions

Ford is expanding its program that helps suppliers improve their environmental management, growing the Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) program company participants to more than 40 in two years. »


Maersk Line, Hapag-Lloyd Among Carriers Subpoenaed in Price-Fixing Probe

U.S. Justice Department investigators crashed a meeting of the world's 20 biggest container-shipping operators and gave subpoenas to top executives at several companies as part of a probe on price fixing, people with knowledge of the matter said. »


Amazon Is Using Logistics for FBA Orders, Pushing Ahead on Drones

An Amazon executive said the company at this point is just using its recent investments in logistics and transportation to handle internal capacity, including servicing sellers using its Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) program where it handles third-party orders. »


Brazilian Imports Banned in Tainted Meat Scandal

Some of the world's biggest food importing countries have announced full or partial suspensions of shipments from Brazil amid a scandal over tainted meat. »


Blockchain Conference to Take Place in the Country of New Fintech Opportunities - Kazakhstan

The capital of Kazakhstan will host Blockchain Conference Astana on June 14 - 15, 2017. The conference organizers have chosen Astana to be the conference location for several reasons. Firstly, Kazakhstan has a great potential for development of the fintech industry. The country has shaped its... »


Clarion Events Asia Announce the Acquisition of RetailEX ASEAN

Clarion Events and IMPACT work together to bring largest retail show to Thailand »


U.S. to Launch Competition for Projects to End Modern Slavery

The United States will launch a competition in the coming weeks to find projects that will reduce modern slavery, which by one estimate affects nearly 46 million people around the world, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced last week. »


China's Taxes on Imported Cars Feed Trade Tensions With U.S.

A Jeep Wrangler can cost $30,000 more in China than in the United States - and the reasons illustrate a growing point of tension between the two countries. »


Inside Amazon's Battle to Break Into the $800Bn Grocery Market

"Very wasteful" isn't a phrase usually associated with Amazon.com Inc., which is so cost-conscious it once removed the light bulbs from its cafeteria's vending machines. But after spending several months analyzing the online retailer's grocery-shipping hubs back in 2014, that's exactly how a... »


Retail Store 'Bubble' Has Burst and CEOs Search for Answers

Once considered a competitive advantage, store footprints have now become a burden for many chains as more shopping moves online. This week, executives from several large retailers and online sellers, including Amazon.com Inc., were under the same roof at Shoptalk to discuss the future of retail -... »


FedEx Express Expands Overnight to 4,400 New Zip Codes

FedEx Corp. announced it has expanded its FedEx First Overnight service to more than 4,400 zip codes across the U.S. »


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