Loop, a shopping startup that creates reusable packages, has launched in France. The whole idea behind this startup is that containers are designed to be used again. Many manufacturers have already teamed up with Loop for sustainable packaging, amongst these manufacturers are Unilever, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo. Loop is a sustainability project from global recycling
Luxury marketplace Farfetch has introduced Farfetch Second Life: an initiative to give designer bags a second life. Customers can exchange their beloved handbags for credit. You can use this credit for a discount on future purchases on the online fashion shop. With sustainability being an increasingly important topic in fashion, the retailer couldn't have chosen a better
Following a recent decision by H&M to limit free shipping, Zalando will now no longer ship ordered products for free as a standard. In Spain, Ireland and the United Kingdom, the company starts requesting fees for the delivery of small packages. One of the reasons that Zalando grew big in the past couple of years was their flexible return policy (free up to 100 days).
Parcel delivery group DPD has partnered with Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) to develop a lightweight pedal-assisted, four-wheel e-cargo bike. EAV makes composite parts for the aviation sector and race car companies such as Aston Martin. DPD plans to start delivering parcels to consumers with the e-cargo bikes in July later this year. Last week, DPD and EAV shared the news
Recently published research by ParcelLab shows that the largest online retailers in the United Kingdom are not actively communicating with shoppers during the delivery period. Only four of the 100 largest UK retailers in the country provide customers with personalised information about their order status. 27 out of 100 do not communicate at all during delivery. In the