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Pureplay ecommerce retailers are disadvantaged by the high cost of marketing and shipping, making their business model challenging and ultimately unsustainable in the long-term, according to a report released this week by L2.
Pitney Bowes announced the acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service transportation management solution provider.
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GlobalLink Connect for inRiver is designed to help streamline the process of launching and maintaining global product data by automating manual tasks related to content export/import and reducing client-side project management.
Birchbox, a beauty and grooming retailer, has announced the launch of ARROW, its second in-house beauty brand. See what this means for the brand.
Amazon has announced Amazon@Penn, a staffed package pickup point to be opened on the University of Pennsylvania campus, the first at an Ivy League school.
Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.
It’s hard to argue against that: In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys.com and bloomingdales.com.
But Macy’s really has the same problem other omnichannel retailers are experiencing. They are sacrificing store-level salespeople at the expense of technology, and not finding a happy medium to make the omnichannel experience a positive one.
Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc. for $250 million in cash, subject to customary requirements.
Final clearance sales at the following Macy’s stores closing in early 2016 will begin on Monday, Jan. 11 and run for between eight to 12 weeks.
Jagged Peak has announced the Asia-Pacific expansion of its FlexNet fulfillment network with Quantium Solutions in Minto, Australia. The new distribution center supports the growing demand from retail and manufacturing clients that require eCommerce fulfillment on an international scale.
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