New research about e-commerce: Free returns do not pay off financially
At ehandel.se, logistics researcher Stefan Karlsson discusses how free returns affect companies financially – especially in the short term.
Digital meeting about shops and business in Lund
Daniel Hellström, researcher in Packaging Logistics at Design Sciences, LTH, participated in a digital meeting for shops and retail in Lund municipality, where those working in the field had an opportunity to talk to actors from the university and law firms as well as municipal representatives.
Ecosystems improve companies' conditions
Small companies are in a vulnerable position where entrepreneurial ecosystems can contribute with expertise and important contacts.
Scholarship holder investigates the pandemic's impact on increased returns in trade
“Helsingborgs Handelsförening” (local trade association) has for many years supported research and education at Lund University. The investment in young researchers at Campus Helsingborg continues through a recent announcement of research funding of SEK 1 million.
Free returns – friend or foe?
Free returns are common in e-commerce, and can instill confidence in customers who order clothes and shoes that can be difficult to evaluate by screen alone. But free returns are also a burden on the environment and in many cases a great financial burden for the company, and now retailers are trying various solutions to the problem, including [...]
PODCAST: Patient-centred Packaging Design and Innovation
Why is pharmaceutical packaging shifting to a more patient-centric design?
Why Sweden loves food in tubes
"Why are there so many food tubes in Sweden?" The YouTube channel Great Big Story wants to know. They turn to Karla Marie Paredes, Ph.D. Student in Innovation Engineering, at Design Sciences, Lund University, who wrote her master thesis on this very subject back in 2013.
PUBLISHED ARTICLE: Sustainable supply chain innovations
“The challenges of sustainable development require whole supply chains and networks to drive change and innovation.”
PANEL DISCUSSION: The sustainable e-commerce of the future
"Campus Vänner" has arranged a digital panel discussion on the sustainable e-commerce of the future together with Johanna Allhorn from ehandel.se and Daniel Hellström from ReLog, Campus Helsingborg and Packaging Logistics, Lund University.
New Master Theses aim at contributing to knowledge about sustainability and business models
Sustainable development, digitalisation and business models are topics that interest Innovation Engineering´s twenty new degree students. They have just started their Master Theses Projects where they – together with industry and business – explore various issues to contribute to new knowledge and societal benefits. Some project theme examples [...]