Tag: Supply Chain

Southern California's Container Ship Backup Ends

Southern California's Container Ship Backup Ends

Officials declared an end to the backup of ships at Southern California’s ports more than two years after vessels began lining up in weekslong queues that became one of the most visible signs in the U.S. of the pandemic-driven turmoil in supply chains. The Marine Exchange of Southern California said Tuesday the backup at the […]

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Rising Interest Rates Put Small Business Owners' Plans on Hold

Rising Interest Rates Put Small Business Owners' Plans on Hold

Listen to article (2 minutes) Add rising interest rates to the challenges that small businesses are already grappling with, including inflation, labor shortages and strained supply chains. Some small businesses are cutting back on borrowing, paying down debt or delaying expansion plans as interest rates rise. Others worry that rising rates will boost prices charged […]

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Investors Cool on Internet-of-Things Startups, a Tech Conduit for Retailers

Investors Cool on Internet-of-Things Startups, a Tech Conduit for Retailers

Slumping markets have investors pulling back from funding startups that make internet-connected devices for retailers, threatening to choke an innovation pipeline for emerging tools like smart shopping carts and inventory management robots. Many stores, which came to rely on software-connected systems during the Covid-19 pandemic, are now leveraging these capabilities to eke out efficiencies that can […]

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Walmart Is Flexing Its Muscle Again

Walmart Is Flexing Its Muscle Again

America’s biggest retailer has a new message for its suppliers: We’re not going to pay higher prices anymore. Walmart Inc. Chief Executive Doug McMillon delivered the warning in person last month in an appearance before companies that produce products sold by the company’s Sam’s Club chain. Inside a hotel auditorium, he said Walmart would be […]

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