Toys R Us Slashes Free Shipping Threshold from $49 to $19  Sep 09, 2015 11:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

Toys R Us, ahead of the holiday crowd, slashed its free shipping threshold for Toys R Us and Babies R Us from $49 to $19 except for some heavy/large items.

Beware of Unneeded OMS, ERP, WMS Modifications  Sep 08, 2015 10:38 AM By Curt Barry

A close working vendor-client relationship can help avoid unnecessary system modifications to ERP, WMS and OMS systems, saving money and avoiding headaches.

5 Advanced Tactics to Grow Your Amazon Business  Sep 02, 2015 1:37 PM By John Bryan

Getting up and running on Amazon is a necessity if you want to be a viable player in the booming ecommerce space. Learn how to attract customers to your Amazon product listings, take advantage of Amazon’s specialized programs and keep your Amazon data clean and rich by registering for this webinar.

Changing With the Seasons: Managing Inventory Based On Seasonal Demand  Aug 31, 2015 10:59 AM By Michele Salerno

When it comes to selling seasonal merchandise such as shorts, snow boots, or costumes, proper planning is always key. Here are some tips to consider when managing your inventory for seasonal demand.

In Through The (Direct-to-Customer) Outlet Door  Aug 27, 2015 4:59 PM By Luke Frandrup

When manufacturers have inventory to move, many are tempted to liquidate it – which may be quick and easy, but also has many disadvantages. Luke Frandrup, associate vice president of client success at Digital River, discusses how opening a direct-to-consumer outlet can help maximize merchants’ online sales.

New Mobile Technologies Emerge to Offer Superior Customer Experience  Aug 27, 2015 1:44 PM By Andy Henshaw

Mobile device proliferation presents both challenges and opportunities for online brands. We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in the way that consumers engage with brands and in the way customer preference and loyalty is influenced. See how new mobile technologies offer a superior customer experience.

What Role Does Pricing Strategy Play in Establishing Brand Trust?  Aug 25, 2015 10:39 AM By Channie Mize

Trust is an important factor in achieving commercial success for retailers, particularly in the highly competitive US market. One of the ways that retailers earn trust is through their pricing strategies, but it’s a lot more complex than simply who is the cheapest.

Some Quick Distribution Center Fixes Before the Holiday Season  Aug 25, 2015 10:26 AM By Curt Barry

Even though fall is just about upon us, there is still a window of opportunity to make sure you’re distribution center is ready for this year’s holiday peak season. If you’re starting from scratch, or learning from last year’s lessons, here are a couple quick assessments and fixes to help get your distribution center facility, staff and operations prepped and ready for this year’s peak season.

Don’t Write off the Baby Boomers Just Yet  Aug 24, 2015 4:03 PM By Oren Levy

Retailers who dismiss aging shoppers as irrelevant or assume that these buyers will stick only to certain brands are seriously miscalculating. See why you shouldn’t write off the baby boomer generation just yet.

Is Tribal Knowledge Impeding Your DC Operations?  Aug 20, 2015 3:43 PM By Curt Barry

Tribal knowledge within your DC operations can be a good thing – that is, until the walking repository isn’t around. Here are tips for avoiding the snares.

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