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Most Consumers Willing to Wait If It Ships Free  Jun 11, 2014 1:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Today’s “flex consumer” is channel agnostic and willing to wait longer to receive items purchased online if it means free shipping, according to a new survey released today by UPS and comScore.

The Gap Between Customer Expectations, Retailer Reality in Omnichannel  Jun 10, 2014 1:22 PM By Mike O'Brien

Forrester found that 71% of consumers expect to view in-store inventory online, and 50% of them expect to buy products online and pick them up in store.

Retailers Need to Prepare for Dimensional Weight Pricing  Jun 10, 2014 12:49 PM By Tim Parry

Dimensional weight pricing means the days of small packages delivered in enormous boxes will soon be over. CHAINalytics Vice President of Supply Chain Operations Irv Grossman talked about the effect dimensional weight pricing will have on shippers at IRCE 2014.

3 Tips for Cutting Ecommerce Subscription Order Fulfillment Costs  Jun 05, 2014 5:15 PM By Stephen Bulger

Ecommerce subscription programs can be a terrific benefit for online merchants, leading not only to recurring orders but also a streamlined order fulfillment process.

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store  Jun 04, 2014 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.

Seven Ways to Merge the Physical and Digital with Order Management  Jun 03, 2014 12:30 PM By MCM Staff

Retailers must blend the physical and digital worlds into a seamless omnichannel experience to attract and retain today’s empowered shoppers.

Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency  Jun 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).

Genesco Focusing on Omnichannel Rollouts, Growth  Jun 02, 2014 5:10 PM By Mike O'Brien

Genesco said it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.

Tagged Threads Partners With Think Logistics  May 31, 2014 3:15 PM By MCM Staff

Tagged Threads, an art-based clothing line, launched its website in May, and has partnered with Think Logistics for its ecommerce and direct-to-consumer fulfillment solution.

How to Not Get Kicked Off Amazon Marketplace (And Get Reinstated If You Are)  May 30, 2014 3:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

If you’re selling on the Amazon marketplace you need to know what can get you kicked off – and how to get back on if Amazon takes action against you.






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