omnichannel returns, ecommerce returns, reverse logistics

February 4, 2016




Omnichannel Returns Jump Significantly During Holiday Season

A higher percentage of retailers adopting more liberal returns policies to help drive sales, along with the general rise in ecommerce transactions, drove a significant increase in omnichannel returns during the holiday season 2015, according to ecommerce fulfillment provider Newgistics.

Patrick …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

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February 11, 2016




Week in Review: Amazon Looks to Go Global with Logistics Operations

Amazon has taken another step in its march toward world dominance, as Bloomberg has reported that the company plans to create a global shipping and logistics operation. Code named “dragon boat,” and unofficially Global Supply Chain by Amazon, the network …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

omnichannel fulfillment

February 2, 2016




Were We Right About Omnichannel Fulfillment Trends?

There’s no doubt that omnichannel fulfillment has been a game changer for bricks-and mortar retailers.

Shoppers not only expect but demand flexibility and freedom to buy at their total convenience. This creates supply chain complexity around synchronizing inventory and orders …

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In fulfillment, Must Reads

Amazon, Amazon Prime, omnichannel retail, two-day delivery, same-day delivery

February 9, 2016




Amazon Shipping Has Slowed for Non-Prime Members

While Amazon Prime’s guaranteed two-day delivery promise has helped swell its ranks to an estimated 40 million members in the U.S. and growing rapidly, the shipping speed for non-Prime members has actually slowed as traditional retailers have caught up …

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In Fulfillment, fulfillment

Online-Payment

February 8, 2016




6 Ways Online Payment Technologies Will Revolutionize Your Business

What the typical merchant wouldn’t give to be able to read a customer’s mind. The next wave of payment technology will focus on offering merchants more insight into the customer journey – especially during the checkout and payment phases. …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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February 6, 2016




Dick’s Sporting Goods Using UberRUSH to Deliver Super Bowl Champions Merchandise

PITTSBURGH (February 5, 2016) – DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omnichannel sporting goods retailer, announced today it is offering UberRUSH as a way to provide displaced fans in Chicago and New York City with the …

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In News, PR Newswire

ecommerce fulfillment, ecommerce operations, order management system

February 5, 2016




Replatforming Your Ecommerce System? Don’t Overlook Order Management

For many ecommerce retailers, the website replatforming process eventually becomes a necessary task. It’s a complicated undertaking, but several factors – the challenge of updating legacy systems, the need to add new site features and the desire for a fresh …

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In Blog, Inventory

the-week-that-was-300

February 4, 2016




Week in Review: The Great Amazon Retail Store Mystery Solved

Amazon was going to keep its store expansion plans a mystery. And Jeff Bezos would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling CEOs…

General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani spilled the beans Tuesday during its 4…

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

omnichannel fulfillment

February 3, 2016




Were We Right About Global Ecommerce Trends?

There’s no doubt that global ecommerce – selling to cross-border customers – has been a game changer for bricks-and mortar retailers.

Global ecommerce is charging forward, with online revenues growing in virtually every market around the world. China alone will …

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In cross-border, Global

Amazon Books

February 2, 2016




Looks Like Those Amazon Books Stores Are Happening…

[caption id="attachment_79764" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Amazon Books in University Village, Seattle. (Amazon photo)[/caption]

… or are they?

General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani spilled the beans Feb. 2 on a big secret that really comes as no surprise: Amazon is …

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In Blog, News

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