ECR Blog

ECR Blog

Each month we ask a leading academic or key industry thought leader to contribute their thoughts on a ‘hot’ topic relevant to the industry.  This is your opportunity to engage with leading professionals, ask questions or indeed propose an area that you would like covered.


Katerina Pramatari ELTRUN e-Business Research Centre
March 28, 2017

Customers perceptions of Click and Collect

A study in consumer perceptions has recently concluded at the ELTRUN e-business Research Center in Athens University of Economics &...

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Andrea Fossa, Co-Founder & CEO at GreenRouter
March 15, 2017

Ecologistico2 by ECR Italy: a gym for the Supply Chain

Awareness of climate change is growing and key variables behind it cannot be ignored any more – especially after COP21,...

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March 15, 2017

European Court of Auditors Weighs in on Food Waste

The European Court of Auditors have published a special report on Combating Food Waste.  Last week at the Forum on...

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Ass. Prof. Dr. Christina Holweg
February 15, 2017

Social Supermarkets – Helping those most in need

First Report on Social Supermarkets in Europe Social supermarkets (SSMs) have developed as an unique retail format across several European...

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February 13, 2017

Feeding Ireland’s Future in 2017

ECR Ireland has launched its Feeding Ireland’s Future (FIF) 2017 campaign to take place during March 2017.  The idea of...

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Activation Program Management Team
February 1, 2017

We’re Listening

With the launch of our new strategy, ECR Community is now ready to start a new phase in our development....

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ECR Community Shrinkage and On-Shelf Availability Group
January 30, 2017

Collaboration is the key to tackling food waste

As one industry observer said wryly, “everyone is talking about collaboration but the reality is very few organisations, large and...

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Chris Irish
January 19, 2017

The Path to Profitability

Online is changing the face of retail across the world, and one of the key drivers is consumers’ thirst for...

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January 2, 2017

5 Key Trends for manufacturers and distributions in 2017

According to Nielsen, at the recent Outlook for Consumer Goods in 2017, organized by AECOC 2016 will end with a growth...

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Valentin Wepfer
December 6, 2016

Traceability does not work without Collaboration

Nowadays traceability is a key factor when talking about supply chain compliance and security. Looking at the healthcare sector, there...

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Adrian Beck, Shrink & OSA Group
November 15, 2016

Welcome to the Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group!

Since it was established in 1999, the Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group has become one of the key drivers of...

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