This July we found interesting content from around the internet on furniture and home retail industry trends. And what we found were articles, digital magazines, and data studies that explore the rising profits of home retailers despite stagnant in-store sales. Which all points to…more online buying and more white glove delivery for consumers. However, with the increase demand for retail delivery, the common pain points of 2021 continue to linger – inflation and rising costs from all angles from multiple macroeconomic factors.
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The pandemic caused businesses to look more closely at their business models. Here is a look at how the traditional furniture retailer model changed.
Retailers put out open calls for more local vendors in attempt to bolster their supply chains.
“A simple glance at recent annual reports and earnings statements often reveals more mentions of supply chain disruptions and logistics challenges than product or service innovations.”
Supply chain bottlenecks are direct cause to the rapid cost increase in transportation for goods and services.
Safety measures put in place may continue long after the pandemic ends.
National Retail Federation expects sales to uptick $4.33 Trillion over 2020. Distribution centers are struggling today—how will the supply chain adapt to the increased volume, and supply chain shortages as the peak season preparation begins.
A whole new retail world, retailers show agility to adapt to the new normal.