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Special Deliveries and Happy Holidays Key to Customer Happiness  Apr 15, 2015 1:26 PM By Daniela Forte

If there is anything we learned at all from 2014, it’s that merchants need to be different from their competitors in all facets of the business, especially the shipping and delivery portion of their business.

Automation Brings Efficiency to Order Fulfillment  Apr 03, 2015 2:44 PM By Mike O'Brien

Order fulfillment automation address the growing demand for quicker delivery by increasing the number of units that can be processed per day, and allows the distribution centers to get more out the door faster.

Choosing the Right Warehouse Management System for Your Needs  Mar 18, 2015 11:40 AM By Curt Barry

How can you determine what benefits a warehouse management system (WMS) can bring to your business? One simple answer: A full function WMS provides greater control of inventory and management of labor within the four walls of the fulfillment center.

How to Create a Global Operations Strategy  Mar 09, 2015 10:32 AM By 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.

Mobile Commerce Matters More Than Ever  Feb 23, 2015 4:43 PM By 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  Feb 11, 2015 2:21 PM By 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.

Complexity of Returns Grows as Ecommerce Does  Jan 27, 2015 8:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

While overall return rates are not increasing dramatically, they are on the rise, forcing ecommerce merchants to optimize their supply chain squeeze as much value as they can out of returned merchandise.

Making the User Experience Great  Jan 22, 2015 10:43 AM By Daniela Forte

According to MCM Outlook 2014, 56% of retailers said within the next 12 months they would be doing a complete redesign of their websites. User experience is key.

2015 Forecast: Customers Demand an Omnichannel Experience  Nov 25, 2014 1:57 PM By Tim Parry

The message in 2015 for merchants is simple: if you haven’t developed an omnichannel strategy, develop one now. And if you have an omnichannel strategy in place, continue to refine it. The ecommerce numbers alone show that omnichannel activity will bring ROI. But as ecommerce continues to make waves and garner deserved attention, the volume […]

Big Data a Big Omnichannel Driver  Nov 17, 2014 11:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Big data provides retailers in today’s omnichannel world an inside look at how they can improve both their websites and in-store experiences for customers. See which data will be able to help your business.






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