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July 23, 2014




How an Ecommerce Presence Helped Tacoma Screw Grow

Tacoma Screw Products was a B2B seller of industrial supplies, with 16 bricks and mortar stores and no ecommerce presence. But Eric McGregor, Ecommerce and Operations Support Manager at Tacoma Screw, said the company’s customers drove the merchant to add …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

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July 23, 2014




Families Following an Omnichannel Back-to-School Shopping Path

Baynote, a provider of personalized customer experience solutions, today revealed the results from its back-to-school shopping survey, conducted in partnership with the e-tailing group.

What they discovered is that consumers are taking advantage of all the options offered to them …

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In Infographics, Must Reads

Growing Global, ecommerce, global ecommerce, retail, online retailer

July 23, 2014




Growing Global Attendees Challenged to Pursue Major Opportunity

If you’re a merchant and you’re not engaged in global ecommerce, you’re missing out on a massive opportunity – but you have to enter it with a clear plan and strategy in place, starting slowly and building on …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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July 22, 2014




7 Ways to Increase Your Ecommerce Conversion Rate

Every brand needs converts: people who make the transition from browsers to buyers. In ecommerce, conversion is also a key metric by which to analyze your store’s performance.

If your marketing strategy is working you’ll have plenty of …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

Returns, shipping, Shipping/Delivery, postage, ecommerce, ecommerce delivery, consumers, ecommerce fulfillment, ecommerce returns, USPS, UPS, FedEx

July 22, 2014




Return to Sender: Making Package Returns Easy, Part II

Back in March, I shared three ways to make the returns process easy for online retailers – showcase your policy, implement a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) system, and get tech savvy with your shipping labels.

I’d like to revisit this …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

SEM

July 22, 2014




SEM Tops Online Retail Customer Acquisition Tactics

Despite the arsenal of digital marketing tactics now at every retailer’s fingertips, one customer acquisition tactic still stands above the rest: paid search programs.

According to the 2014 Shop.org/Forrester Research State of Retailing Online study, which surveyed 81 retailers …

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In Marketing, News

free trade, free trade agreement, international shipping, logistics, shipping, Shipping/Delivery, United parcel service, UPS, Transatlantic Trade & Partnership, Trans-Pacific Partnership

July 22, 2014




Incoming UPS CEO Backs Trade Agreements

UPS’s operations won’t change dramatically under its incoming CEO. But David Abney, who assumes top job of chief executive officer Sept. 1, said the company has to focus on growing international economies, better use technology and keep the focus on …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

Speed Commerce, ecommerce, ecommerce platforms, ecommerce fulfillment, distribution, 3PL

July 22, 2014




Speed Commerce Goes 100% Ecommerce

In order to focus completely on its ecommerce business, Speed Commerce has completed the  sale of its legacy distribution business segment to WYNIT Distribution, LLC, a wholesale distributor of products from leading brands, Speed Commerce said in a press release.

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

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July 22, 2014




3 Steps to Turn Dimensional Weight Rates into a Profit Center

It felt like only yesterday when a package’s weight was my primary concern… well, it still is, until Dec. 29, courtesy of UPS and FedEx new dimensional weight pricing models… and then your world is cha-cha-cha-changing (to quote David Bowie).

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

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July 22, 2014




Review These 7 Technologies for DIM Weight Pricing Shift

At the end of the year, both UPS and FedEx move to new dimensional weight price models. This can be a disaster, or an opportunity, to increase your profitability and move past your competitors. Your actions today will dictate your …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

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