Mercado | Insights - Lean, but not by design

Insight: Lean, but not by design

Article | What I learned in Supply ChainLean, but not by designJune 1st, 20215 minute readSubscribe for more insights, straight to your inboxEvery week, Mercado CEO Rob Garrison pens his latest learnings from the supply chain industry as part of an on-going series. Each article aims to share a little insight into what’s going on that week, and to help …

Mercado | Insights - The dam is breaking

Insight: The dam is breaking

Article | What I learned in Supply ChainThe dam is breakingMay 25th, 20215 minute readSubscribe for more insights, straight to your inboxEvery week, Mercado CEO Rob Garrison pens his latest learnings from the supply chain industry as part of an on-going series. Each article aims to share a little insight into what’s going on that week, and to help foster …

Mercado | Insights - Is the dam about to break?

Insight: Is the dam about to break?

Article | What I learned in Supply ChainIs the dam about to break?May 17th, 20216 minute readBy Rob Garrison, Mercado CEOFor this week’s “What I Learned in International Supply Chain” post, I’m thinking of questions that are on everyone’s mind: how many more shocks can importers take, and what can they even do about it?You can read his full post …

Mercado | Insights - What is the Zara Gap and why does it matter?

Insight: What is the Zara Gap and why does it matter?

Article | What I learned in Supply ChainWhat is the Zara Gap and Why Does it Matter?April 27th, 202110 minute readBy Rob Garrison, Mercado CEOZara is a global retailer headquartered in Spain. They are famous for their fast fashion — ”fast” because they turn over their store inventory every 2 months. Conversely, a slow fashion retailer can take up to a …