June 2019 Archive

June 18, 2019
Retail Giant Target Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains

Since mid-2018 the retailer has been working on a blockchain-powered solution for supply chain management, dubbed ConsenSource. More recently it pledged to support the Hyperledger Grid project, a supply chain framework that earlier saw participation from food giant Cargill, one of Target’s suppliers, together with tech giant Intel and blockchain startup Bitwise.io. The ConsenSource project, which Target […]

June 18, 2019
Zara Is Still Well Dressed (WSJ)

A cutting-edge business model no longer delivers blistering sales growth, but parent Inditex remains one of the steadiest bets in retail. Zara and other Inditex labels famously source a big chunk of their products from countries close to the company’s European hub. Just 40% of its clothing stock comes from Asia. That is half the […]