the-week-that-was-300

June 20, 2015




Week in Review: Amazon Wants You to Deliver

Amazon is trying to make delivery even faster by turning the U.S. into a Nation of Couriers… Who needs drones when you can have an Uber-like delivery experience? You think that’s crazy? Just remember the Roadie and Waffle House …

More...

In Ecommerce, Executive

Toys R Us, Babies R Us, free shipping, ecommerce, holiday shopping, peak holiday season, 2015 holiday shopping, omnichannel retail, buy online pickup in store

June 18, 2015




O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, June 18, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Dayco Products, a Tulsa, OK-based engine products drive systems manufacturer, plans to shut down its three distribution centers in Cumberland and Robeson counties …

More...

In Inventory, News

June 10, 2015




JDA Software Partners with Google on Cloud-Based Omnichannel Solution

JDA Software Group, Inc. today announced an innovative new collaboration with Google aimed at leveraging the core strengths of both companies to deliver JDA’s next generation cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain solutions via Google Cloud Platform, a powerful public …

More...

In inventory management, Omnichannel

retail imports

June 9, 2015




Proposed Law Would Let Governors Intervene in Port Slowdowns

A bill proposed by two Republican senators would overhaul the Taft-Hartley Act, giving governors the authority to invoke the 1947 labor act in the case of crippling labor disputes, like the one that caused gridlock at 29 West Coast ports for nine …

More...

In News

coupang-300

June 4, 2015




Korean Retailer Coupang Gets $1 Billion Investment

SoftBank Corp. and Coupang have announced a definitive agreement under which a subsidiary of SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Coupang, the largest and fastest growing standalone ecommerce player in Korea. The investment is expected to close at the beginning of …

More...

In cross-border, Delivery

November 19, 2011




A Look at Toys ‘R’ Us’s Holiday 2011 Mobile Strategy

Toys ‘R’ Us today announced Friday that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the 2011 holiday season. Here’s a look at what the multichannel toy seller is doing to bring an enhanced mobile experience to its customers.
Expanded Gift Finder …

More...

In Catalog, Channel Integration

Pinterest--300

May 11, 2015




Why Your Brand Should Be on Pinterest

By now most brands are aware they need to be on social media, but many never get beyond Facebook and Twitter. By limiting yourself you could be missing out on huge marketing opportunities presented by other social media sites. Pinterest, …

More...

In Blog, Marketing

Bitcoin_Payment_Option-300

January 15, 2014




Overstock.com Sees $130,000 in Sales with Bitcoin Payment Option

Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.

Overstock.com announced its partnership with Coinbase on Jan. 9, …

More...

In Blog, Ecommerce

May 25, 2011




Toys R Us Distribution Centers Going Solar

Fulfillment is getting greener this summer at Toys R Us as the retailer plans to flip the switch on solar energy systems at a pair of distribution centers. The toy retailer’s DC in Flanders, NJ will account for the …

More...

In Uncategorized

fitzgerald1

December 3, 2013




FedEx VP Opens Up About All Things Amazon

Patrick Fitzgerald, FedEx Service senior vice president, sat down with Fox Business on Cyber Monday to candidly discuss the possibility of Sunday deliveries, the future for seasonal hires, and the much debated hot topic of Amazon drones.

Gearing up for …

More...

In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 7
  4. 8
  5. 9
  6. 10
  7. 11
  8. 12
  9. 13
  10. ...
  11. 77