Retail Apocalypse Predicted to Continue

Enterra Insights

An apocalypse is defined as an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale. Howland reports, “[UBS] analysts’ best case estimate is for 75,000 stores to collectively shutter by 2026, if e-commerce penetration rises from today’s 16% to 25%.” 2] Daphne Howland, “ 75K stores could shutter by 2026 ,” Retail Dive , 9 April 2019. [3]

Retail 100

Tectonic Shift: From Audits/Compliance to Due-diligence & Collaboration: Recap of the Forum on UK Modern Slavery

EcoVadis

The Institute for Human Rights in Business ihrb.org has set a goal to eradicate worker fees by 2026, through the “employer pays” initiative. Many thanks to Andrew Dick, Program Manager at EcoVadis for ‘reporting’ on this event for us!

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Material handling and logistics forecasts that as soon as 2026 90% of new vehicles will be autonomous. In this event, the legal implications for operators is yet to be determined. Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

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The Executive Summary of the American Institutes for Research “ STEM 2026 ” report states, “The complexities of today’s world require all people to be equipped with a new set of core knowledge and skills to solve difficult problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information they receive from varied print and, increasingly, digital media.