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eBay to Finally Split Off PayPal  Sep 30, 2014 1:45 PM By Tim Parry

Creating two standalone businesses best positions eBay and PayPal to capitalize on their respective growth opportunities in the rapidly-changing global commerce and payments landscape, and is the best path for creating sustainable shareholder value.

Tip Sheet: Managing Your Warehouse  Sep 29, 2014 9:34 AM By Tim Parry

Managing a multichannel warehouse is a fairly easy thing. All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory. And from there, a thousand other factors assault you.   In this Tip Sheet from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: 10 ways to improve warehouse efficiency How omnichannel fulfillment refines the retail […]

The Home Depot Data Breach News Gets Worse and Worse  Sep 24, 2014 5:31 PM By Tim Parry

I somehow got away with only having to use a debit card once this summer at The Home Depot. And I’m not sure if I regret it yet (I’m going to have to check my bank statement – something I prefer to never, ever look at). I’m sure my purchase was for less than $5, […]

Amazon Debuts #AmazonWishList on Twitter  Sep 24, 2014 10:17 AM By Tim Parry

Customers who discover a Tweet from their favorite artist, expert, brand, or friend with an Amazon.com product link, can simply add “#AmazonWishList” to the reply on Twitter and the product is added to their Amazon Wish List.

Deloitte Forecast: DTC Holiday Sales to Increase 13.5% to 14%  Sep 24, 2014 9:38 AM By Tim Parry

How huge is Holiday 2014 going to be? Deloitte says overall holiday sales are expected to rise 4% to 4.5%, and digital interactions expected to influence 50% of retail store sales.

BCBGMAXAZRIA offers Free Shipping, Duty-free purchases, via Borderfree  Sep 24, 2014 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.

4 Key Findings from ChannelAdvisor’s Holiday Ecommerce Study  Sep 23, 2014 7:39 AM By Tim Parry

ChannelAdvisor has released the holiday results of its “Multichannel E-Commerce Study,” which surveyed more than 200 online retailers in the U.S. and U.K. that averaged $3 million to $5 million in revenue in 2013. Here are four key findings that should help you adjust your planning in time for the holidays.

Is West Africa the Next Cross-border Destination?  Sep 17, 2014 5:04 PM By Tim Parry

In the last decade the size of the African economy has more than tripled, with West Africa now the fastest growing region on the continent. A favorable macro-economic climate across West Africa means that growth is likely to accelerate above 7% in the next year.

FedEx to Hire 50,000 Seasonal Workers  Sep 17, 2014 3:07 PM By Tim Parry

FedEx expects to hire more than 50,000 seasonal workers for the peak holiday season, Mike Glenn, President and CEO of FedEx Services, said during the company’s first-quarter earnings call.

Same-day Delivery Rollouts Speed Up  Sep 16, 2014 8:43 AM By Tim Parry

The same-day delivery sweepstakes certainly seems to be heating up as the summer nears the end. Just this past week, Foot Locker, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s all announced plans this week to test or roll out same-day delivery.

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