Global ARCHIVE

Growing Global Marketplace Creates Increased Opportunities for Shippers, 3PLs  Oct 22, 2013 10:02 AM By MCM Staff

Shippers are continually focused on globalization, competition and shifting economic conditions in an increasingly global marketplace, leaving many to re-evaluate their supply chain strategies, according to 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study.

Urcelay Promoted to CEO at Toys R Us  Oct 18, 2013 3:50 PM By Tim Parry

Toys R Us has taken the Interim tag off Antonio Urcelay and named him CEO on Oct. 16. The merchant also announced that former ServiceMaster and Walmart executive Hank Mullany has been named president, Toys R Us, U.S., effective Nov. 5.

How to Ride the Coattails of an Existing Meme  Oct 15, 2013 4:26 PM By Stephan Spencer

Memes are a free and practically effortless way to get hits. All you have to do is curate existing content already posted to the Internet and perhaps add your own little twist to it. Here’s how merchants are using existing memes to build their online exposure.

Quill.com Names Sergio Pereira as President  Oct 11, 2013 11:26 AM By Daniela Forte

Quill.com, named Sergio Pereira as president. Pereira replaces Mike Patriarca, who was named senior vice-president, global transformation for parent company Staples, Inc.

Walmart Announces 2 Large-Scale Online Fulfillment Centers  Oct 01, 2013 9:12 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart has announced two new centers dedicated to filling online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania that will be its largest ever.These two new online fulfillment centers are just part of a next-generation fulfillment network that will deliver U.S. customer orders faster and at a lower cost. In addition to these new and […]

QVC Launches toGather Social Commerce Platform  Sep 30, 2013 1:07 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

QVC has launched toGather, an online gathering place that brings together QVC’s community of customers, personalities and brands. Here’s how QVC plans to use toGather to expand recommendations from people and brands its users follow.

Lands’ End Makes Online Shopping Seamless for International Customers  Sep 24, 2013 2:51 PM By MCM Staff

Lands’ End is working with Borderfree to provide an easier and more efficient online shopping experience for its international customers. See Lands’ End’s plans going forward.

Six Action Items to Improve Customer Experience  Sep 24, 2013 10:47 AM By Debra Ellis

Customers are more empowered than ever before. They can easily access information to make better buying decisions, shop with companies around the globe, and share their experience with millions. They can do all of this without leaving their easy chair. Here are six ways to improve the customer experience.

Managing Inventory in an Ecommerce World  Sep 20, 2013 3:24 PM By Erin Lynch

Managing inventory can be quite the head scratcher. An ineffective inventory strategy leads to slow moving inventory, an increase in picking errors, and missed sales opportunities. Learn more from this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant.

October 2013 Tip Sheet: Shipping  Sep 20, 2013 10:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Need some tips on shipping international? How about some advice on tracking shipments? Or for that matter, how about a last-minute primer on holiday shipping? All that and more can be found on our shipping tip sheet. Topics include: International shipping Free shipping Dealing with damages Cutting your shipping costs Ship-to and Ship-from store Click […]






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