Transforming Your Supply Chain for Omnichannel Fulfillment

| Jon Kuerschner

Success today is ultimately measured by the customer experience. Can your company ensure a painless, satisfying experience for customers regardless of where and how they interact with your brand? Here is what retailers need to know before transforming their supply chain for omnichannel fulfillment.

The Antidote for Saving Physical Stores

| Jaron Waldman

For retail chains, the bricks continue to crumble: Declining sales, shrinking margins and the inevitable closing of physical stores. They can help reverse this trend by reimagining their biggest and most maligned asset: Physical stores themselves. Here are some tips to help brick-and-mortar retailers beat back the industry shock wave.

Best Buy Sees Ecommerce Up 22.5% in Q1

| Mike O'Brien

Home electronics retailer Best Buy had a strong first quarter in ecommerce, with online sales up 22.5%, as profit also grew thanks to cost-cutting moves in the supply chain and other areas that are ahead of schedule. It even gained share on Amazon. See what other initiatives are paying off in the company’s turnaround efforts.

Newegg Creates Order Fulfillment Service

| MCM Staff

Tech e-tailer Newegg has launched Newegg Logistics to help ecommerce sellers and other organizations streamline order fulfillment, shipment and returns. See what the service, similar to Fulfillment By Amazon, offers to ecommerce shippers.

Target Sees 22% Growth in Ecommerce in Q1

| Mike O'Brien

Target’s continued investment and focus on ecommerce is paying off as the company reported a robust 22% increase in online sales for the first quarter, ahead of the industry average, even as revenue decreased 1.1% to $16 billion and store foot traffic and comp sales were also down.

UPS, Sealed Air Unveil Packaging Innovation Center

| Mike O'Brien

Meeting the increasingly high demands of ecommerce customers and helping shippers drive efficiency in their fulfillment operations were two of the main themes as UPS and Sealed Air jointly unveiled their packaging innovation center, located on the campus of UPS Supply Chain Solutions near its Worldport air hub in Louisville, KY.