Erin Lynch is the senior content producer at Multichannel Merchant. Erin can be reached (203) 899-8461 or connect with her socially on Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.


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Office Depot Announces In-Store Pick Up Within Hour for Online Orders  Dec 12, 2012 12:23 AM By Erin Lynch

Office Depot has announced that customers can now pick up most of its online inventory at a traditional brick and mortar store within an hour of ordering from the web.

Honeywell to Acquire Intermec for $600 Million  Dec 11, 2012 11:23 PM By Erin Lynch

Intermec, a provider of data capture and information management solutions, announced that an agreement is in the works in which technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $600 million. The deal is expected to go through by the end of the second quarter 2013.

Who is Getting Social in Retail?  Dec 11, 2012 7:09 PM By Erin Lynch

Even though most retailers have a heavy social presence on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, it

Mobile Email Opens Jumps to 50% During Cyber Week  Dec 11, 2012 2:21 AM By Erin Lynch

Knotice has released its annual mobile and tablet email survey, which revealed that during Cyber Week 46.76% of all emails opened from retailers were done so on a mobile device. The report also states that overall the mobile open rate during that week jumped to 50% over last year.

The Massive Scale of Amazon’s Distribution Operations Revealed Through Images  Dec 10, 2012 9:11 PM By Erin Lynch

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Dooney & Bourke Expands Global Online Shopping with Pitney Bowes  Dec 07, 2012 8:35 PM By Erin Lynch

High-end leather goods retailer, Dooney & Bourke, is anticipating a boost in sales and a better shipping service for international shoppers through the use of a new Pitney Bowes ecommerce software. The retailer expects that the new program will take the guessing game out of international shipping costs for consumers.

4 Reasons Why Amazon is Your Biggest Competitor this Holiday  Dec 07, 2012 6:36 PM By Erin Lynch

In many cases it doesn

NRF Says Return Fraud Could Cost Retailers $2.9 Billion This Holiday Season  Dec 06, 2012 12:32 AM By Erin Lynch

The National Retail Federation is estimating that billions of dollars will be lost this year by merchants dealing with return fraud. Although nearly $3 billion will be lost over the holidays, the NRF is reporting that several merchants return policies will remain unchanged this holiday.

Special Delivery  Dec 01, 2012 11:30 AM By Erin Lynch

Retailers are finding that when they implement ship-from-store capabilities in the traditional brick-and-mortar store, they are able to fulfill orders that otherwise may have been lost. Here is a look at how Nordstrom, Toys R Us and Macy’s are doing it.

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