Did Black Friday to Cyber Monday live up to the hype?

And breathe.

Now that the dust has settled after the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, we can look at the figures emerging from a number of sources to see if the four days really lived up to all the hype.

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Proximity and Scandinavian House win second major award in 2015

The implementation of STREAM, a cloud-based order, delivery and transport management software application has enabled Proximity with Scandinavian House to scoop its second major award this week after winning the European Supply Chain Excellence ‘Best SME’ Award.

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Online retailers booming, but can deliveries keep up?

Retailers are entering the busiest time of the year with Black Friday and Cyber Monday less than a month away – and Christmas fast approaching.

There is a lot of confidence in the retail sector, with online sales volumes in particular set to exceed all expectations. IMRG, the independent voice of the online retail industry reporting this week that online order volumes grew by almost 19% in September compared with the same month in 2014.

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Events, exhibitions and conferences 2016

With one eye on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the run-up to Christmas, many retailers and distributors will be planning for the major conferences, exhibitions and events taking place in 2016.

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STREAM shortlisted twice at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Following close on the heels of the shortlist at the Retail Systems Awards 2015, the implementation of STREAM at Scandinavian House has been confirmed as a finalist in two categories at the annual Logistics & Supply Chain’s European Supply Chain Excellence Awards in association with PwC.

Renowned for the rigour of the judging process, STREAM has been shortlisted in the Technology Special Category Award which recognises projects that demonstrate the use of technology which 'has had direct and quantifiable benefit to the supply chain' plus the Recognition Award for Best SME which recognises entries that are 'extra special'.

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