Gartner Research

Retail Supply Chains Embrace the Circular Economy

Published: 08 May 2019

ID: G00381726

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick , Thomas O'Connor , John Johnson

Summary

Retailers are striving to develop circular economy initiatives, driven by consumer demands and a desire for cost optimization through increased resource productivity. Supply chain leaders can use this research to learn how to effectively pursue and benefit from pursuing a circular approach.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Circular Economy Initiatives Necessitate Transformation of Supply Chain Operations to Disconnect Natural Resource Consumption From Growth
  • Quantifiable and Measurable Goals Are Required to Prove the Value of Circular Economy Initiatives to Stakeholders

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