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Channel IntegrationJun 05, 2012 10:05 PM By MCM staff
Eddie Bauer today announced that Michael R. Egeck has been named its president and CEO.
Channel IntegrationJun 05, 2012 4:25 AM By Jim Tierney
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Channel IntegrationJun 02, 2012 8:15 AM By Curt Barry
Among the many potential benefits of BI: Honing inventory and reducing costly back orders; a better understanding of the costs of core (never-out) products within broad SKU assortments; and a better understanding of merchandising and marketing results by catalog and digital channels.
Channel IntegrationJun 02, 2012 2:45 AM By Ernie Schell
The Holy Grail of multichannel commerce is unifying databases to simplify both the management of all business data and the operation of systems that rely on it, thus eliminating independent data silos that segregate data and require duplication of effort
Channel IntegrationMay 31, 2012 2:22 AM By Erin Lynch
Even though a new research report has found that 41% of retailers possess a mobile initiative, many are still hesitant about rolling out a mobile commerce program. Here are 5 tips that can help retailers develop enterprise-wide mobile commerce plans and enhance existing strategies.
Channel IntegrationMay 28, 2012 10:15 PM By Bill Onion
Because it can be so daunting, some organizations choose the path of least resistance and duplicate the ERP data and business logic into the ecommerce system, leaving the two systems decoupled. Unfortunately, this decoupling opens the door to a host of headaches, and companies find themselves wrestling with data replication and timing errors. Understanding and following a few golden rules will ensure that the b-to-b ecommerce site complements the ERP system, and does not try to replace it.
Channel IntegrationMay 24, 2012 10:08 PM By Erin Lynch
The best takeaway from a recent Foresee satisfaction index is that in order to keep your customers satisfied, you need to consistently meet their expectations. The study found that the higher satisfaction of a site leads to an improved customer loyalty. It also could increase the likelihood that a consumer will make additional purchases in the future. Here’s more from the survey.
Channel IntegrationMay 24, 2012 9:23 PM By Erin Lynch
One takeaway from the J.C. Penney profit loss is that when your customers bank on weekly coupons and designated sales days, you don’t change a thing. Just check out #JCPenney on Twitter and you will hear from thousands of customers who are not happy with the company’s 2012 facelift.
Channel IntegrationMay 20, 2012 6:28 AM By Erin Lynch
In an effort to get more products to more customers, Macy’s expect to see 292 of their department stores work double duty as fulfillment centers for online orders just in time for the holiday season.
Channel IntegrationMay 08, 2012 7:10 PM By Jerry Rightmer
Not only can in-store mobile serve as a bridge to bring ecommerce into the store, it can also provide unprecedented visibility to enterprise data such as inventory, turning the store into a hub of cross-channel convergence that unites the mobile, ecommerce and brick-and-mortar worlds.