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Chico’s FAS to Close 120 Stores, Lay Off 240  Mar 05, 2015 11:05 AM By Mike O'Brien

In order to rationalize costs and focus more on omnichannel, Chico’s FAS plans to close 120 locations through 2017, including 35 this year.

Free Shipping and Flexibility are Key Global Ecommerce Drivers  Mar 04, 2015 2:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Convenience, flexible delivery and payment options continue influence online consumers worldwide, says a new study conducted by comScore on behalf of UPS.

Bergdorf Goodman Goes International with Borderfree  Feb 25, 2015 11:18 AM By MCM Staff

Luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman announced that it has partnered with Borderfree to open its website and sell to international shoppers with BFX, Borderfree’s new global ecommerce platform for retailers.

Macys Beats on Earnings, Says Impacts of West Coast Port Issues are Ongoing  Feb 25, 2015 10:50 AM By Mike O'Brien

Macys’ inventory levels continue to be negatively impacted as a result of protracted labor issues that tied up shipments at 29 West Coast ports for months.

Ace Hardware Rolls Out Same-Day Delivery Test  Feb 23, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

Ace Hardware has begun a same-day delivery pilot via its own associates at 33 stores in Florida, Illinois, Colorado, Maryland, Texas and Arizona.

New Nordstrom Facility Gets Half its Customers Within Two-Day Window  Feb 23, 2015 5:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Nordstrom plans to open a third ecommerce fulfillment center in Pennsylvania that will put half of its customers within reach of two-day ground delivery.

Deal reached in West Coast Port Shutdown  Feb 21, 2015 4:16 PM By Tim Parry

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced a tentative agreement Friday on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports.

Best Buy Expanding Availability of Curbside Pickup  Feb 20, 2015 1:59 PM By Mike O'Brien

Mobile app-driven startup service Curbside has expanded beyond Bay area Target locations and a San Jose mall to include three Best Buy stores in the area.

Amazon Expands Prime Now Same-Day Delivery to All of Manhattan  Feb 19, 2015 3:04 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it has expanded its Prime Now one- and two-hour delivery service to include all of Manhattan, with other boroughs, metros to follow.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Feb. 18, 2015  Feb 18, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.






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