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August 26, 2015




Achieving Omnichannel Visibility in the Supply Chain

In this video, Bala Ganesh, Director of Retail Marketing at UPS, talks candidly about how collaborative synchronization among all the players in the supply chain can be achieved. Quickly learn:

Why visibility in the supply chain has become so crucial …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Videos

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August 31, 2015




Heightened Holiday Shopping Expectations Driving Retailer Preparations

Holiday shopping 2015 is going to look a lot like last year, only more so in terms of customer expectations for faster delivery, flexibility and options, as well as a mobile-friendly experience, retailers and industry experts told Multichannel Merchant.

Scott Cohn, …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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August 31, 2015




Dick’s Sporting Goods Sees Ecommerce Payoff in Q2

Ecommerce continues to pay off for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The retailer saw ecommerce sales growth of 7.3% in the second quarter, compared to 6.3% a year ago, reflecting a growth of 24.4%.

Edward Stack, chairman and CEO of Dick’s, said during …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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August 20, 2015




How Online and Omnichannel Retail is Growing

In 2014, retail brands made great strides in optimizing the digital experience for customers. Retailers improved everything from web conversion rates to average order values.

In 2015, they are turning to personalization. This infographic by eTail shows how retailer’s priorities and technology …

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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August 28, 2015




Week in Review: Chico’s Plans to Sell Boston Proper

Chico’s FAS has announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Boston Proper, the direct-to-customer women’s apparel retailer it acquired for $205 million just four years ago.

Chico’s FAS President and CEO David Dyer confirmed the company is seeking “strategic alternatives” for …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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August 18, 2015




J.C. Penney Gears Up For Its Omnichannel Future

While J.C. Penney admits to still being behind curve with its transition to omnichannel, the company is satisfied with the progress it has made.

“In the second quarter, sales growth through J.C. Penney.com accelerated from the first …

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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August 27, 2015




Product Availability, On-Time Delivery Matter Most in Holiday Peak Shopping Season

Uncovering the latest insights into the online shopper’s expectations during the holiday shopping season, a new survey by eBay Enterprise and CFI Group reveals that consumers desire multiple ordering and more shipping options; while proving that product availability and late …

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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August 17, 2015




Nordstrom Highlights Omnichannel Experience in Q2 Gains

Nordstrom is making the customer the center of its strategy as it focuses on creating a differentiated experience in each of its businesses, executives noted while delivering a strong second quarter report.

“While we’ve been pursuing distinct strategies to …

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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August 26, 2015




The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. Opens State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, has announced the grand opening of its 743,000 square-foot state-of-the-art direct-to-consumer fulfillment center. The facility, which began transitioning fulfillment operations in June, …

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In Fulfillment, Omnichannel

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August 21, 2015




Week in Review: A Mixed Bag of Retail Financials

In a week heavy with financial reports from major retailers, there were some clear winners and losers.

On the positive side of the ledger, Target reported strong sales and income and comp growth across its core categories, plus a 30% gain …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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