Retailers continue to put pressure on suppliers to cut costs
Biggest retailers continue to create strategic alliances to maximise profit and protect mutual retail market share. Carrefour and Tesco plan to formalise an informal arrangement for global long-term purchasing alliance.
The strategic alliance will aim to put pressure on global suppliers to reduce their prices. Such cost reductions will enable retailers to maximise profit or protect and grow market share.
Is the survival of your supplier business threatened? Will retailer strategic alliances crush your profit? How can you change your small medium sized business strategy to combat continual pressure from big supermarkets?
Retailers have to respond to threats to their core business objectives. The world of retail is currently undergoing seismic changes. The pace of change is only going to accelerate. How prepared is your retail business to manage threats and seize new business opportunities?
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