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Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances  Jan 21, 2016 2:52 PM By MCM Staff

After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for major appliance options on jcp.com.

How the Ecommerce Boom Has Affected Global Retail Logistics  Jan 21, 2016 11:27 AM By Mike O'Brien

The rapid growth in ecommerce has impacted global retail logistics, and merchants are challenged to keep up. See how this plays out across the globe.

Creating a Cross-Border Strategy Is Not Easy… Just Ask Target  Jan 20, 2016 5:06 PM By Tim Parry

One of the best avenues for growth for retailers is to go cross-border, and open up a new market altogether, said Tim Hood, the Global Vice President, Strategy and Technology, Retail Industry Business Unit at SAP SE. But coming up with a cross-border strategy is not an easy task… Just ask Target…

Hermes Debuts Smartful eEcommerce Solution  Jan 20, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

Smartful’s basic module includes warehousing, omnichannel fulfillment and returns management as well as standard integration with leading ecommerce and order management platforms.

O Canada: Wayfair Launches Wayfair.ca  Jan 20, 2016 10:49 AM By MCM Staff

Wayfair has forged partnerships with hundreds of suppliers in Canada to deliver a truly localized experience and an even broader selection for Canadians.

GoSend Launches GoSend Commerce at CES 2016  Jan 13, 2016 11:14 AM By MCM Staff

Looking to get started with cross-border ecommerce? GoSend has introduced GoSend Commerce, a simple program that will enable any-sized retailer to successfully transition into the global market.

Translations.com Introduces GlobalLink Connect For inRiver  Jan 13, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

GlobalLink Connect for inRiver is designed to help streamline the process of launching and maintaining global product data by automating manual tasks related to content export/import and reducing client-side project management.

4 Steps to Make International Shipping Simple  Jan 12, 2016 10:55 AM By Melissa O'Malley

Selling cross-border has become a major moneymaker for corporations and small businesses alike. Still, many merchants find the thought of exporting daunting. Here are four simple steps to make international shipping a breeze

Week in Review: Macy’s Downfall Sends an Omnichannel Message  Jan 07, 2016 3:06 PM By MCM Staff

Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.

It’s hard to argue against that: In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys.com and bloomingdales.com.

But Macy’s really has the same problem other omnichannel retailers are experiencing. They are sacrificing store-level salespeople at the expense of technology, and not finding a happy medium to make the omnichannel experience a positive one.

Jagged Peak Extends its Global Ecommerce Fulfillment Network in Asia-Pacific  Jan 05, 2016 5:29 PM By MCM Staff

Jagged Peak has announced the Asia-Pacific expansion of its FlexNet fulfillment network with Quantium Solutions in Minto, Australia. The new distribution center supports the growing demand from retail and manufacturing clients that require eCommerce fulfillment on an international scale.






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