Retail power in distribution channels: A double-edged sword for upstream suppliers

Published: 26 September 2022

Authors: Yuhong He, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin Publication: Production and Operations Management Volume 31, Issue 6, June 2022, Pages 2681 – 2694 Abstract:

Offering a signing bonus can help companies recruit new worker’s, but industry-wide worker shortages remain

Published: 25 August 2022

Canada’s trucking industry has a worker shortage, and competition for qualified drivers is high. The last-mile delivery company Sysco is offering truck drivers up to $30 an hour – with a $10,000...

Health data analytics can help improve access to health care

Published: 24 August 2022

Health questionnaires are time-consuming – for doctors and patients alike. “The digitalization of all of those questions would allow patients to do lot of work before visiting a physician,” says...

Clothing recycling programs do little to address fast fashion’s environmental impact

Published: 2 August 2022

Speed and variety. These are the pillars of the fast fashion model. Retailers like H&M and Zara seek to bring style to the masses by emulating the trends of Paris and Milan, but their model of...

Taxing waste could help make fashion more sustainable

Published: 16 June 2022

Reducing waste can help lower the environmental impact of any business, and Javad Nasiry believes that policy can help achieve this. The fashion industry is a major source of carbon emissions, and...

Delve podcast: New Normal: How Fast Fashion Can Slow Down and Go Green, with Javad Nasiry

Published: 5 May 2022

Fast fashion is a rapidly expanding subsection of an already environmentally problematic industry. What does a truly sustainable fashion industry model look like—and will customers buy it?

Delve: Using International Supply Chains For Peace in Times of War with Juan Camilo Serpa

Published: 17 March 2022

Risk is a fact of life in business—it’s also an ever-present reality in times of war. Wars and armed conflicts embroil 60% of the developing world, and now Ukraine and Russia, posing a constant...

Delve podcast: New Normal: Climate Change and the Supply Chain with Sanjith Gopalakrishnan

Published: 2 December 2021

Carbon emissions from a typical company’s supply chain are on average 5.5 times that of direct emissions, including from facilities and company vehicles. In certain sectors such as retail and food ...

Incentives and Emission Responsibility Allocation in Supply Chains

Published: 8 September 2021

Authors: Sanjith Gopalakrishnan, D. Granot, F. Granot, G. Sošić, and H. Cui Publication: Management Science, Volume 67, Issue 7, July 2021, Pages 4172-4190 Abstract:

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