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Getting Stores and Distribution Centers on the Same Omnichannel Track  Apr 07, 2015 11:33 AM By Tim Parry

As more retailers are going omnichannel to address the expectations of mobile and digital-savvy consumers, what needs to happen in stores and distribution centers? Here’s the answers from Kevin Gardiner and Walter Wallace, who are both speaking at Operations Summit 2015.

FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion  Apr 07, 2015 6:49 AM By Tim Parry

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.

Are Your Global Ecommerce Sales Growing?  Mar 26, 2015 1:09 PM By Tim Parry

If you’re a retailer or a B2B merchant, and you’re selling across borders, then we want you to share your knowledge at Growing Global 2015. Here’s how you can become a part of our speaker faculty.

Ecommerce in China Grew 21.3% in 2014  Mar 26, 2015 1:01 PM By Tim Parry

Ecommerce sales in China hit 12.3 trillion yuan in 2014, up 21.3% from 2013, according to data compiled by iResearch. Here’s a look at how China’s ecommerce growth breaks down by sector.

Vitamin Boat Expands Sales Internationally  Mar 26, 2015 11:42 AM By Tim Parry

Vitamin Boat says international sales will eventually make up over 50% of its total revenue. Vitamin Boat is expanding delivery to new international markets, and explains why other retailers should follow.

American Eagle Outfitters Expands to Chile and Peru  Mar 25, 2015 10:51 AM By Tim Parry

American Eagle Outfitters is continuing its Latin American growth with a series of licensed stores throughout Chile and Peru. Here’s a look at American Eagle’s latest global partnership.

Magento Launches Ecommerce Program for SMBs  Mar 25, 2015 10:08 AM By Tim Parry

Good news for small- and medium-size retailers left in the dark with the impending shutdown of Amazon Webstore: eBay Enterprise has announced the availability of its new Magento Small Business program to help emerging businesses quickly deploy affordable online Magento storefronts.

Just How Seamless is the Omnichannel Experience?  Mar 25, 2015 9:45 AM By Tim Parry

Omnichannel retailers are getting a hang of mobile, and are upping the in-store experience. But are omnichannel retailers offering up a seamless retailing experience? The results of Accenture new study may surprise you.

We’re a Top 40 Omnichannel Retail Influencer to Follow  Mar 24, 2015 11:53 AM By Tim Parry

Software as a service solution provider Whisbi told us they are so inspired by our omnichannel content, that they have included us in its list of “Top 40 List of Omnichannel Retail Influencers to Follow.” And we’re proud to be on the list!

Retailers Need to Face Same-day Delivery Dilemma  Mar 22, 2015 11:44 AM By Tim Parry

You can order a pizza from and get it delivered in about an hour, but you can’t order a pizza stone online from a brick and mortar retailer and have it delivered in time to make dinner? Here’s why brick and mortar retailers need to seriously look at same-day delivery.

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