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USPS Package Business Shining Light Amid Record Loss  Nov 16, 2012 3:31 PM By Jim Tierney

Although the U.S. Postal Service incurred its worst net loss ever — nearly $16 billion for fiscal year 2012 — there was at least one shining light: its shipping and package business. Find out how the USPS has grown this segment.

Why Kitting Can Help Cut Order Fulfillment Costs  Nov 13, 2012 10:43 PM By Stephen Bulger

Any time merchants can cut costs, they

Neiman Marcus Goes Global with FiftyOne  Nov 07, 2012 6:36 PM By Jim Tierney

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has extended its ecommerce reach to more than 100 countries, thanks to a partnership with FiftyOne Global Ecommerce. John Koryl, president of Neiman Marcus Direct, said the partnership with FiftyOne allows Neiman Marcus to

Retailers Need to Understand International Shipping  Oct 16, 2012 1:39 AM By Erin Lynch

Even though several U.S.-based retailers are getting into shipping products internationally, in order to see an increase in revenue, retailers need to stay up-to-speed on the marketing, shipping protocols, and what their customers want.

Online Sales Tax Will Create Ecommerce Chaos  Oct 09, 2012 12:56 AM By Jim Tierney

Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, said there is “big momentum” for federal legislation that would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales tax

Brands Need to Reduce Operations Friction  Oct 04, 2012 10:50 PM By Jim Tierney

Reducing friction, which can lead to customer risk, cost time, aggravation, complaints, and negative word of mouth, is imperative for brands today. Find out how to reduce any potential operations friction.

12 Ways to Compete With AmazonSupply.com  Jun 05, 2012 8:20 PM By Erin Lynch

Even though Amazon.com announced the beta launch of AmazonSupply, a store for business and industry folks, it doesn’t mean the end for distributors and wholesalers. Here are 12 ways you can successfully compete against the online juggernaut.

Senate Postal Bill Passes, Brings Mixed Reaction  Apr 26, 2012 11:08 PM By Jim Tierney

The U.S. Senate passed S. 1789 by a 62-37 vote yesterday, but the USPS said the bill, which is supposed to enable the U.S. Postal Service to return to financial viability, does nothing to help the agency.

Merchants Sound Off on Impact of USPS 5-Day Delivery  Feb 25, 2012 1:45 AM By Jim Tierney

National Association of Letter Carriers president Fredric V. Rolando said that 5-day mail delivery would

Testing Delivers Order Management Systems Ready for Implementation  Feb 15, 2012 3:00 AM By Curt Barry

There is no substitute for thorough testing before you implement your new order management system. Here are the key testing principles to ensure you






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