American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) taps GEODIS for its strategic operations in Japan and omnichannel growth in the market for their leading American Eagle and Aerie brands. This contract comes amidst explosive growth of opportunities on eCommerce platforms around the world.
TOKYO, JAPAN – Media OutReach – 12 January 2022 – GEODIS, a global leading transport and logistics services provider, today announced that AEO has awarded its Japan office the contract to support the retailer’s distribution center. According to economists at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), global eCommerce growth has seen a dramatic rise across retail sales fueled by COVID-19, with a jump from 16 to 19 percent in 2020. AEO has partnered with GEODIS to support its growth, beginning in Japan, and anticipates eventually expanding the brands to other markets in Asia and other regions in the coming months.