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Operations & FulfillmentAug 31, 2015 1:29 PM By Daniela Forte
Holiday shopping 2015 is going to look a lot like last year, only more so in terms of customer expectations for faster delivery, flexibility and options, as well as a mobile-friendly experience. See what retailers and industry experts had to say about holiday 2015.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 31, 2015 10:59 AM By Michele Salerno
When it comes to selling seasonal merchandise such as shorts, snow boots, or costumes, proper planning is always key. Here are some tips to consider when managing your inventory for seasonal demand.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 28, 2015 10:40 AM By Tim Parry
Chico’s FAS has announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Boston Proper, the direct-to-customer women’s apparel retailer it acquired for $205 million just four years ago. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 27, 2015 3:44 PM By MCM Staff
International airfreight comparison site ParcelHero, an ecommerce fulfilment specialist, says Jet.com will be a game-changer in the industry, thanks to its unique cost saving approach to logistics.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 27, 2015 2:51 PM By MCM Staff
Uncovering the latest insights into the online shopper’s expectations during the holiday shopping season, a new survey by eBay Enterprise and CFI Group reveals that consumers desire multiple ordering and more shipping options; while proving that product availability and late deliveries have the biggest impact on retailers’ bottom line.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 26, 2015 11:54 AM By MCM Staff
Bala Ganesh, Director of Retail Marketing at UPS, talks candidly about how collaborative synchronization among all the players in the supply chain can be achieved. Watch this video and learn best practices for retailers, benefits for consumers, and more.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 26, 2015 11:44 AM By Tim Parry
DHL is continuing to invest in its Americas hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to ensure that it will have the capacity needed to meet the demands of future growth generated by international shipping and global trade. Strong growth in international shipments in the U.S. and continued expansion of global trade are drivers for DHL’s positive business development.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 26, 2015 11:32 AM By MCM Staff
The fulfillment center, which began transitioning fulfillment operations in June, was designed with the customer in mind and supports The Bon-Ton Stores’ expanding ecommerce business and aggressive omnichannel growth.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 25, 2015 12:09 PM By Tim Parry
HSN’s plan to consolidate its Roanoke, VA distribution center with its DC in Piney Flats, TN, will lead to faster delivery times for its customers, CEO Mindy Grossman said during the company’s second-quarter earnings call earlier this month.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 25, 2015 10:26 AM By Curt Barry
Even though fall is just about upon us, there is still a window of opportunity to make sure you’re distribution center is ready for this year’s holiday peak season. If you’re starting from scratch, or learning from last year’s lessons, here are a couple quick assessments and fixes to help get your distribution center facility, staff and operations prepped and ready for this year’s peak season.