Parts of the Department of Homeland Security, such as US Customs and Border Protection, are using blockchain pilots to determine how the tracking software can help to pinpoint intellectual property theft and counterfeit products. Officials say that while the technology has potential, there is a need for standardization and security.
Unusual and rigorous inspections at Chinese ports are holding up imports of US produce, vehicles and other commodities as trade tensions grow. Business groups say the increased inspections are the result of the Chinese government demonstrating how important their market is to US exporters.
BJ's Wholesale Club will launch dedicated e-commerce sites for its Berkley Jensen and Wellsley Farms private label brands to drive brand awareness and further the retailer's omnichannel efforts. The sites will also offer BJ's Pick Up & Pay click-and-collect service.
BJ's Wholesale Club has unveiled a new mobile site aimed at integrating the retailer's omnichannel offerings and making shopping and managing memberships more convenient for its customers. The new site also includes click-and-collect ordering for BJ's deli and bakery departments.