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NewsMay 26, 2016 3:02 PM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Joliet, IL, outside Chicago, to complement one opened last year, as it continues to expand its massive network to service 50 million-plus Prime members and marketplace sellers with guaranteed two-day deliveries as well as same-day service.
NewsMay 26, 2016 2:11 PM By MCM Staff
Going out of business sales have officially begun at Sports Authority retail locations. See what plans have been put in place for the sports retailer’s liquidation process at its 450 U.S. locations.
NewsMay 26, 2016 11:17 AM By MCM Staff
A new report from Kibo, the e-tailing group and Multichannel Merchant shows how leading omnichannel retailers are performing with buy online, pickup in store. According to the study, retailers can no longer wait on the sidelines to adopt this functionality. See what other insights the report brings to light.
NewsMay 26, 2016 7:59 AM By Tim Parry
Cross-border merchants need more information on which fraud mitigation solutions are best for cross-border transactions, according to LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ 2016 True Cost of Fraud Study. But ultimately, what LexisNexis wants merchants to go back to over and over is address verification. Here’s why.
NewsMay 25, 2016 3:56 PM By Mike O'Brien
Best Buy reported flat comps but 24% growth in ecommerce during the first quarter, as domestic revenue was down due to store closures and pricing pressure. Midway through its $400 million cost reduction effort, the company is keeping an eye on store count while playing up the importance of physical locations in its overall omnichannel customer experience.
NewsMay 25, 2016 12:23 PM By Mike O'Brien
Home Depot delivered a solid Q1, including a 21.5% increase in online sales and success on a variety of supply chain and omnichannel fronts. See what else the “improving home improvement” company is doing right these days.
NewsMay 23, 2016 11:54 AM By MCM Staff
A new guideline focused on omnichannel and ecommerce fulfillment processes has been released by GS1 US to help the retail industry evolve toward a single fulfillment process for improved cost savings and maximized resources.
NewsMay 23, 2016 9:08 AM By MCM Staff
Doba, a sourcing marketplace for global trading partners and online retailers, has been acquired by Focus Technology Co., Ltd, parent of Made-in-China.com, a leading ecommerce platform that connects global buyers with Chinese suppliers.
NewsMay 19, 2016 2:42 PM By MCM Staff
Rue La La Chairman Michael Rubin announced the appointment of Mark McWeeny as Chief Executive Officer. See what this will mean for the brand.
NewsMay 19, 2016 12:35 PM By MCM Staff
DIY kit service MakersKit has launched a subscription box service, MakersKit Monthly, which will contain a monthly featured DIY project for $24 a month.
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