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MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » OPERATIONSSUMMIT
Camardo, whose seasonal workforce explodes from 170 to 1,400 employees during Christmas and Valentine
The Operations Summit speakers include representatives from some of the best merchants in the industry including Rue La La, Zazzle, Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Calendar Club, Backcountry.com, Replacements, Levenger, Eckler
Ever wonder how your inbound LTL (less than truckload) costs compare to other direct-to-consumer merchants? Come to the Operations Summit and find out.
Do you want to keep all channels in synch with your new order management system? Here are a few key points to remember.
There is no reason that a merchant should settle for an order management system that does not meet its needs or that results in a change to the way I conducts business in order to
Making your seasonal employees feel like they
Controlling and managing freight costs can be a real struggle for smaller companies, says Marie Lapetina, director of operations for Design Master Associates. LaPetina offers two tips for small merchants to consider when managing their freight costs.
George Mollo, president of consultancy GJM Associates, says that only two to three of every 10 new products are potential winners and contribute to profit. Mollo wants to help merchants improve their batting average by adding one new product hit a week. One more new product hit a week separates the average player from a potential Hall of Famer, Mollo says.
Buzz Van Santvoord, a consultant with multichannel operations and consulting firm F. Curtis Barry & Co., wants to help any company that runs a warehouse or distribution center. Here are Van Santvoord
The decision to outsource order fulfillment can be a difficult one for merchants, but Steve Warren, vice president of business development for fulfillment services provider Fifth Gear, offers some suggestions that can make your outsourced fulfillment operation have that in-house feel.