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NewsApr 26, 2016 3:17 PM By Mike O'Brien
Guess is expanding by more than 50% its operations in Louisville, KY, with plans to build a second distribution center next to its existing facility there. The company purchased the 32-acre parcel earlier this year for $32, and currently employs 400 at its existing 505,000-square-foot DC.
NewsApr 26, 2016 11:57 AM By MCM Staff
The need for speed in ecommerce distribution, driven largely by Amazon Prime’s two-day promise, is behind increased investments in distribution center technology as well as a trend toward more smaller, forward-based facilities closer to the customer, according to a new report. Find out what other topline results came from the survey of 1,400 IT and warehouse professionals around the globe.
NewsApr 26, 2016 10:16 AM By MCM Staff
Amazon announced plans to open a sixth Texas fulfillment center in Haslet, TX, making it the fourth Amazon fulfillment center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The company operates an estimated 161 distribution, fulfillment and sortation centers in the U.S., totaling 68.9 million square feet, enabling it to deliver on Prime Now’s two-day delivery guarantee.
NewsApr 21, 2016 11:05 AM By Tim Parry
Nordstrom, Inc. announced Monday that it would reduce approximately 350 to 400 corporate and regional support positions through a phased approach that should be completed by the end of the second quarter.
NewsApr 20, 2016 4:17 PM By MCM Staff
Wayfair Inc. an online destination for home furnishings and décor, announced a partnership with Porch.com, a home services platform for homeowners and home professionals. See what the is partnership will mean for both Wayfair and Porch.com.
NewsApr 20, 2016 10:19 AM By Tim Parry
Ulta Beauty was named Retail Innovator of the Year at the 2nd annual Excellence in Customer Experience Awards, held April 14 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati as part of Multichannel Merchant’s Operations Summit 2016. Here’s why the editors of Multichannel Merchant recognized Ulta Beauty as the most innovative retailer in the past year.
NewsApr 19, 2016 6:46 PM By Tim Parry
CVS Health has announced a partnership with Curbside, a company perfecting the store pickup experience for retailers and consumers, to launch CVS Express, a digital solution offering consumers a new level of seamless convenience.
NewsApr 19, 2016 12:52 PM By Tim Parry
eBay Enterprise is now Radial, the largest commerce technology and operations provider, with a valuation at more than $1B. Here’s how Radial solves retailers’ struggles with creating omnichannel experiences.
NewsApr 18, 2016 12:06 PM By Tim Parry
The “Help Wanted” signs have gone up at Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Old Navy, who are all looking for new heads of their respective marketing departments. Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer, has decided to leave the company, effective May 13, after 32 years of service. Reardon was named Macy’s Chief Marketing Officer in February 2012. She leads Macy’s multi-faceted […]
NewsApr 18, 2016 12:05 PM By MCM Staff
Alibaba Group, an online and mobile marketplace, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the New Zealand Government’s international business development agency, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize discussions for strengthening trade between China and New Zealand and support the growth of New Zealand brands in China. See what this means for the marketplace and how it will impact New Zealand and China.
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