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TechnologyJun 13, 2016 10:47 AM By Stuart Fuller
The term ‘store’ consistently ranks as one of the highest keywords used in domain registrations across legacy TLDs such as .com. Therefore most retailers, small or large, who adopt a “brand.store” web address will help consumers find them with greater ease. The suffix looks and sounds like a natural destination for online stores of any description. Here’s how you can secure a .store for your brand.
TechnologyMar 24, 2016 1:47 PM By MCM Staff
The red carpet will be rolling out in Cincinnati on April 14. That’s when Multichannel Merchant will announce the winners of its annual Excellence in Customer Experience Awards its 2016 Operations Summit.
TechnologyMar 18, 2016 9:41 AM By MCM Staff
Pop… Pop… Pop Pop… Pop…
Well, that’s a series of sounds we may not hear anymore, shortly after a co-worker or a family member opens a package. That’s because Sealed Air’s “unpoppable” Bubble Wrap protective packaging solution is now commercially available worldwide.
Read on and find out what this means for Bubble Wrap aficionados and your packaging, and what else was big news this week.
TechnologyMar 10, 2016 3:14 PM By MCM Staff
Ending months of speculation, Amazon says it has leased 20 Boeing 767 cargo jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc., while taking a 20% stake in the Ohio company. This gives Amazon a significant boost in its air freight capacity, as much as 15%, and signals to the major carriers it is eager to control more of its logistics destiny.
TechnologyMar 04, 2016 9:05 AM By MCM Staff
Between posting 98% growth in Q4 direct sales, plans for Canadian and European expansion and a new analytics-driven catalog, Wayfair had a pretty good week. The company also announced plans to open its fourth customer service center in Bryan, TX. See what other news and events transpired this week in the world of direct-to-customer retail and ecommerce.
TechnologyFeb 25, 2016 2:45 PM By MCM Staff
UPS took a big leap this week by investing in crowdsourced startup Deliv, getting a seat on its board and a front-row seat on its operating model. Stay tuned to see how the carrier is able to leverage this relationship to better understand and take advantage of the burgeoning sector of the on-demand economy.
TechnologyFeb 04, 2016 12:03 PM By MCM Staff
Amazon was going to keep its store expansion plans a mystery. And Jeff Bezos would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling CEOs. So is Amazon going to open 300 to 400 bricks-and-mortar stores as General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani said during its earnings call on Tuesday?
TechnologyJan 28, 2016 3:04 PM By MCM Staff
It is probably not a coincidence that Amazon Payments and PayPal both announced record number of users following what’s been the most successful holiday season for mobile commerce.
TechnologyJan 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.
TechnologyAug 27, 2015 1:44 PM By Andy Henshaw
Mobile device proliferation presents both challenges and opportunities for online brands. We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in the way that consumers engage with brands and in the way customer preference and loyalty is influenced. See how new mobile technologies offer a superior customer experience.
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