ECR Community is Hosting – “Be Fresher, Sell More, Waste Less” workshop in Hamburg on June 7th 2018!

The ECR Community Shrinkage & On-Shelf Availability Group has announced details of a ‘Be Fresher, Sell More and Waste Less’ workshop, which will be held at Hamburg’s Kühne Logistics University on Thursday June 7th 2018.ecr-community-shrinkage-osa-group-announces-hamburg-workshop

The workshop follows on from a successful seminar held in Prague late last year, which welcomed retail representatives involved in both day-to-day operations and supply chain, as well as food waste prevention experts and academics. Click here for a full report from this workshop, which featured in ESM Issue 1, 2018.

ESM: European Supermarket Magazine has been confirmed as media partner for the forthcoming workshop.

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The workshop will provide an update on some of the initiatives being promoted by ECR’s Shrinkage & On-Shelf Availability Group, including the implementation of ‘data bar’ technology into the retail environment, and the Collaboration Maturity Model, which seeks to optimise areas in which actors in the supply chain can develop collaboration partnerships.

The workshop will also play host to a discussion on food waste prevention in the e-commerce space, as well as weigh up the pros and cons of price mark downs, particularly with regard to the fresh produce category.

Further information on how retailers, producers and academics can register for the workshop can be found here.

More information on the ECR Community Shrinkage & On-Shelf Availability Group can be found here, while a report on the ‘Sell More, Waste Less’ initiative, written by Rob Broekmeulen and Karel van Donselaar of Eindhoven University of Technology, can be downloaded here.

© 2018 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Stephen Wynne-Jones. To subscribe to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazineclick here.

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