executive summary ARCHIVE

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.

Global Payment Growth Fueled by Cross-Border and Mobile  Nov 17, 2014 11:09 AM By Tim Parry

Payment by credit card continues to predominate worldwide, but alternative payment methods such as e-wallets are on the rise and outpace the growth of credit card use. Learn more about the present and future of global payments in this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant.

Best Practices for Retail Operations and Fulfillment  Oct 09, 2014 2:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

There are several perennial challenges facing operations and fulfillment professionals. In this executive summary, several operations executives tell you how to address these challenges. Get your digital download today.

Getting On Board with Global Operations  Oct 08, 2014 2:42 PM By Tim Parry

The opportunity for U.S.-based merchants to sell globally is there, but many remain hesitant to jump into the global waters. But there’s not one set blueprint to grow your cross-border business, as each individual merchant needs to consider several factors based on their goods and needs.

How Shipping Affects the Customer Experience  Aug 19, 2014 8:57 AM By Mike O'Brien

Delivering a consistently stellar customer experience continues to fuel changes in how merchants get items from point of sale to the doorstep.

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