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TechnologyJul 18, 2013 2:30 PM By Erin Lynch
Shopping habits, shopping devices, and shopping locations are interchangeable in the customer’s eyes, which is why it’s more important than ever for merchants to offer a wide variety of omnichannel fulfillment options, according to Bill Toney, senior vice president, Omnichannel Solutions at VendorNet.
TechnologyJul 10, 2013 3:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Wired has posted a new video introducing the ecommerce world to a few members of the robotic workforce at the Quiet Logistics order fulfillment center in Devens, Mass. According to the video, the robots, which have names such as Peanut Botter, Botter Rum, Juke Bot, Bot-B-Q, and Walter CaBot IV, require a five minute recharge every hour and have a 99.94% accuracy rate.
TechnologyJul 01, 2013 1:43 PM By Erin Lynch
The United States Postal Service expects to see real time tracking in all 67 of its districts by the end of 2013. The move was generated to give “piece of mind” to both the customer and the shipper with 15-minute real time package tracking.
TechnologyJun 19, 2013 4:03 PM By Erin Lynch
When it comes to the buying preferences of B2B shoppers, suppliers need to start creating an online shopping experience similar to those in the B2C world. Translation: B2B websites need to be easy to use.
TechnologyJun 18, 2013 4:14 PM By Erin Lynch
When it comes down to which parcel shipping carrier is a favorite in the B2B world, the answer might as well be, “domestic shipper or international shipper?” according to findings from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 3:39 PM By Erin Lynch
When it comes to revamping their ecommerce sites in 2013, retailers are focusing on keeping the consumer in the loop from the moment an order is placed right until the packaged is delivered to the doorstep.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 2:22 PM By Erin Lynch
Joining the ranks of Amazon, DHL Supply Chain announced that it has opened a warehouse in Luhari, India to help meet the growing demand from the consumer, retail, and automotive sectors.
TechnologyJun 12, 2013 10:31 AM By Erin Lynch
The Peterson Partners acquisition of Angoss Software Corporation for $8.4 million is now official. Angoss delivers predictive analytics to businesses to help them discover valuable insight and intelligence from their data, uncovering opportunities to reduce risk and increase sales and profitability.
TechnologyJun 06, 2013 3:59 PM By Erin Lynch
Ten years ago moms weren’t as digitally connected as they are now, spending only about one hour online a day versus more than three hours a day in 2012. When it comes to brand engagement and brand education, moms are now more likely than ever before to use social media and mobile devices to learn about the products they are interested in.
TechnologyJun 06, 2013 12:59 PM By Erin Lynch
In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omnichannel technology company hybris.