May 26, 2015




Olapic Announces Strategic Partnership with Listrak

Olapic, the visual marketing and commerce platform for collecting, curating and showcasing consumer-generated photos, today announced a strategic partnership and integration with Listrak, an omnichannel digital marketing retail platform that provides email personalization and retargeting specifically tailored for retailers. The …

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May 11, 2015




How 5 Companies Fight Showrooming Through Omnichannel

It’s no secret that online retailers have hurt the bottom lines of many brick-and-mortar stores, but the practice of showrooming just might be the final blow.

Showrooming happens when consumers examine merchandise in a retail store but buy online …

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May 20, 2015




The High Cost of Back Orders

How are backorders affecting your profitability?
From our consulting work with clients to improve their merchandise planning, forecasting and management processes and systems, we’ve seen a range of costs over 15 years to be between $7 and $12 for each unit that …

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In Blog, Customer Service

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May 7, 2015




Moss Bros Expands Internationally and Accepts Global Omnichannel Payments

Moss Bros is a leading UK formal menswear brand, established in 1851. In early 2013, the business sought to expand its digital footprint and revenue both domestically in the UK, and internationally, across multiple channels including desktop, mobile and mobile point-of-sale.

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In Global, Must Reads

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May 14, 2015




Macy’s Says Several Adverse Factors Caused Q1 Sales Dip

Fewer sales from international tourists due to the strong dollar, growing pains in omnichannel, bad winter weather, the West coast port strike and lower-than-expected general merchandise, apparel and furniture sales all acted as a drag on Macy’s sales and …

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May 11, 2015




BCBG Max Azria Group on Fulfillment Excellence

Alex Golshan, vice president of omnichannel and global ecommerce for BCBG Max Azria Group, talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien on how the company excels at delivering a high-touch fulfillment experience that is in line with a …

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May 7, 2015




Merchants Address Fast Delivery Demands

While so much attention is being paid to same-day and next-day delivery, members of a merchant panel at the recent Operations Summit in Louisville, KY said while they do all they can to decrease time-to-customer, instant (fulfillment) gratification isn’t …

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May 7, 2015




Alibaba Group Replaces CEO

Daniel Zhang, currently Chief Operating Officer of Alibaba Group, will become CEO of Alibaba Group, effective May 10. Zhang will replace Jonathan Lu, who will remain on Alibaba Group’s board of directors as Vice Chairman.

Zhang has been with Alibaba Group …

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April 21, 2015




A Crawl and Walk Approach to Omnichannel for Macy’s

With omnichannel becoming the norm these days, retailers are trying to figure out where to begin, which avenue to take first.    Macy’s is staying ahead of the omnichannel game with their initiatives to further evolve their business and adhere …

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April 20, 2015




Omnichannel Operations, Rising Costs, Customer Experience, Innovation and More

Over 700 direct-to-customer and omnichannel operations, distribution executives and managers, and industry vendors, came together at the annual Operations Summit in Louisville, KY.

The keynote “power panel,” moderated by industry veteran Bill Kuipers of Spaide, Kuipers & Company, set the tone and …

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