Merchants Adjusting to Change in DIM Weight Pricing

| Tim Parry

The decision by UPS and FedEx to expand DIM weight pricing in January 2015 to parcels under three cubic feet was one of biggest changes to hit retail shippers in years. Here’s how dimensional weight pricing has forced shippers to rethink their entire approach to packaging and shipping, as millions of items that had been billed based on weight alone are now subject to a calculation based on weight and package dimensions.

How to Create a Global Operations Strategy

| Tim Parry

Whether or not you optimize your ecommerce site—and your operations—for the global shopper, the global shopper is coming to America. Here’s a look at how U.S.-based merchants can fine-tune their global operations and delight the global shopper.

Walmart holiday mobile app on an iPhone

Mobile Commerce Matters More Than Ever

| Tim Parry

If there is one major lesson merchants learned during the 2014 holiday season, it’s that mobile mattered more than ever. Mobile commerce went from being a necessary evil to an overnight game-changer. And the merchants that got on board with mobile commerce reaped the benefits of the iOS and Android-armed shoppers.

Managing Inventory in an Omnichannel World

| Daniela Forte

Providing real-time omnichannel inventory visibility for your consumers is no easy task. Here’s a look at how leading retailers such as Deckers Brands, Staples, Duluth Trading Company and Men’s Wearhouse are getting it done.