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Omnichannel ARCHIVE

Macy’s Sees Omnichannel, Same-Day Delivery as Competitive Advantage  Nov 13, 2014 2:55 PM By Mike O'Brien

Macy’s Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet told analysts the company’s retail network gives it an advantage in the ever-more-crowded same-day delivery sweepstakes, as well as in omnichannel fulfillment.

Walmart Changing Image With 5 Days of Black Friday  Nov 13, 2014 12:05 PM By Tim Parry

Will Walmart’s 5-day-long omnichannel shopping event be the end of Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and Thanksgiving Day store openings? Probably not, but Walmart is the first major retailer to tell the general shopping public that America’s biggest shopping period is not a fragmented 5 day event.

Online Prices to Hit Rock Bottom Thanksgiving Day  Nov 06, 2014 6:42 AM By Tim Parry

Online prices will hit rock bottom on Thanksgiving Day, lower than any other day during the holiday season, according to the 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping Forecast. Here’s a look at some of the other trends ecommerce merchants need to watch this holiday season.

2014 Holiday Hirings Shift to Permanent, Omnichannel Positions  Nov 02, 2014 12:56 PM By Tim Parry

The most significant shifts for retailers in the 2014 holiday season can be found in omnichannel, which is changing the landscape for companies and impacting their holiday staffing strategies. See what this shift means for the 2014 holiday season.

How to Transform Omnichannel Retail from Myth to Reality  Oct 28, 2014 8:01 PM By Oren Levy

Most retailers are at a loss as to how to implement an omnichannel strategy in their physical and online stores. However, there are a number of solutions available to help retailers of all sizes cater to the consumer expectation for a personalized cross-channel shopping experience.

Scrubs & Beyond Steps into the International Market  Oct 21, 2014 6:51 PM By Tim Parry

Scrubs & Beyond has partnered with cross border ecommerce provider GlobalShopex to begin selling their products in over 200 countries and territories around the world.

Online Retailers Often Disconnected from Consumer Desires  Oct 21, 2014 12:13 PM By Mike O'Brien

Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a new survey.

Will Apple Pay Outperform Google Wallet? [Video]  Oct 20, 2014 4:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Is Apple banking too much on its brand strength as it launches Apple Pay? What kind of lessons can it learn from Google Wallet? In this video, Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien asks ACI Worldwide Director of Product Management John Gessau these questions and more.

4 Ways to Enhance Your Omnichannel Holiday Strategy  Oct 11, 2014 3:15 PM By Sue Chapman

An omnichannel strategy allowes shoppers to buy online, pick up in-store, make returns and price match with other stores and sites. Here are four areas to plan for to enhance your omnichannel strategy for the holidays.

3 Kickstarter and Crowdfunding Order Fulfillment Tips  Oct 11, 2014 2:19 PM By Stephen Bulger

While fully funding a campaign on Kickstarter or Indiegogo is hard enough, that’s just half the battle, as post-campaign problems often occur with manufacturing and order fulfillment. So here are a few tips for the second half of that battle.






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