MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » ARCHIVES FOR
UPS took a big leap this week by investing in crowdsourced startup Deliv, getting a seat on its board and a front-row seat on its operating model. Stay tuned to see how the carrier is able to leverage this relationship to better understand and take advantage of the burgeoning sector of the on-demand economy.
Visa Inc., has announced that its Visa Checkout will be further expanding its availability to several more countries, see which countries have made the cut and what this will mean for global merchants and customers.
Skechers has selection Manhattan Associates Inc. solutions to orchestrate the omnichannel fulfillment of customer orders from across Europe.
Fashion designer LaQuan Smith has tapped BigCommerce to launch his new collection at Fashion Week, delivering runway looks to consumers in real time.
Retail imports based on cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to decline year-over-year for the next few months but the first half of the year should still amount to a 4.5% increase compared with the same period last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
At the same time, import volumes are returning to West Coast ports after the labor issues that plagued the first half of 2015. Busy East Coast ports like New York and New Jersey saw large spikes in the double digits last year, as shippers sought alternate means to ensure product delivery, even if it meant significantly longer transit times.
As wage stagnation eases, job growth continues and consumer confidence remains steady, the National Retail Federation is calling for 3.1% growth in retail industry spending, despite economic headwinds such as ongoing concerns about China, according to NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay.
Operating from Philadelphia, Elite SEM’s Shopping & Feed Division manages a number of different services including Google Shopping and Bing Shopping, Data Feed Management, and Comparison Shopping Engines (CSEs) for clients that feature anywhere from a few thousand to tens of millions of products in online stores.
Americaneagle.com has launched a website for Aspen Tea Company on the ROC Commerce platform.
Amazon has taken another step in its march toward world dominance, as it plans to create a global shipping and logistics operation. See what the plans are for the ecommerce marketplace.
Dick’s Sporting Goods will deliver championship t-shirts to fans of the Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos in Chicago and New York City via UberRUSH immediately following the Super Bowl this Sunday.