Upmarket retailer Harrods has opened its new 346,000ft² DC in Thatcham, Berkshire. Opened on 16 October, the site is its sole UK DC and replaces a facility at Osterley, west London. Purchased in May 2011, the DC will serve the retailer’s store in Knightsbridge, west London, as well as airport boutiques and e-commerce operations. It will be run with a two-shift system for transport, which the firm said would result in fewer vehicle movements in the surrounding area than a […]
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