Daniela Forte

Content Manager

dforte@accessintel.com / DForteMCM

Daniela Forte is the Content Manager of Multichannel Merchant. Prior to this, she served as the Associate Editor and before that the Content Producer for the team since 2013. Daniela covers the marketing and ecommerce beats for Multichannel Merchant. She was previously a news reporter for The Litchfield CountyTimes in Northwestern Connecticut.

USPS

USPS Makes Innovative Changes

| Daniela Forte

It’s all about innovation for the U.S. Postal Service. The key areas of innovating are centered on how they can market their products and services.

Donahoe Lays Out the Future of the USPS

| Daniela Forte

Post Master General and CEO Patrick Donahoe of the U.S. Postal Service painted a grim picture during his State of the USPS presentation to attendees at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s 2013 National Catalog Forum

The IMb Evolution

| Daniela Forte

Evolving is inevitable especially in today’s digital age. Technology dominates a significant portion of our everyday lives from social media, the use of mobile devices and computers among other forms of technology. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that the U.S. Postal Service continues to evolve in the digital age as well.

Consumers Stretch Their Budgets This Mother’s Day

| Daniela Forte

Consumers are expected to spend an average of $168.94 on mom, this Mother’s Day. This is an 11% increase from last year’s $152.42 and total spending is expected to reach $20.7 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s Mother’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, in a press release.

Make Mom Happy in 3 Seconds

| Daniela Forte

Make mom happy in three seconds this Mother’s Day. This infographic by Pythian, looks at online spending for Mother’s Day, why website speed matters and what an online retail site must do in under three seconds to avoid cart abandonment. According to the infographic, $152.52 is the average Mother’s Day order value. There are 121,951,299 Mother’s Day orders and $18.6 billion in online sales for Mother’s Day.

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Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right For You?

| Daniela Forte

In order to compete with today’s multichannel retail environment, retailers must provide access to merchandise where shoppers want it. In order to do that, many companies are executing a ship-from-store model as part of the fulfillment supply chain, according to a whitpaper from Fortna.com.