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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 …

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Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, fulfillment center, urban outfitters, FedEx, Walmart, Rite Aid, Office Depot, Office Max, third-party logistics, third-party fulfillment, 3PL

October 9, 2014




Best Practices for Retail Operations and Fulfillment

Major tactical areas like handling holiday season demand and related labor management issues, as well as implementing omnichannel commerce and dealing with rapid changes in customer contact centers, are perennial challenges facing operations and fulfillment professionals.
To help them address …

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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.
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In Catalog, Channel Integration

Ecommerce, global ecommerce, website translation, website localization, ecommerce localization, ecommerce platform, Operations and Fulfillment, language services, Marketing, marketing campaign, email marketing

September 2, 2014




What Ecommerce Retailers Need to Translate in a Global-Local World

Ecommerce is a big industry, and it’s only getting bigger. Some research estimates that, by the end of 2014, total global ecommerce sales will hit $1.5 trillion, and for the first time ever, Asia-Pacific will overtake North America as the biggest …

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In Branding, Campaign

Google, Barnes & Noble, ecommerce, same-day delivery, delivery, Amazon, brick-and-mortar, local couriers, retailers, retail, online retail, ecommerce fulfillment

August 8, 2014




Google Teams Up with Barnes & Noble to Take On Amazon

In a move clearly aimed at rival Amazon, Google has announced that customers in Manhattan, San Francisco and West Los Angeles can get same-day delivery of products from new partner Barnes & Noble, bringing to 20 the number of retailers in its …

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July 21, 2014




TruST Urges Senate Not to Attach “Flawed” MFA to ITFA

The True Simplification of Taxation (TruST) Coalition has written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the U.S. Senate to not attach the “controversial and flawed” Marketplace Fairness Act to the …

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July 16, 2014




Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act will Empower States

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After years of bills appearing before Senate and Congress, could sales tax enforcement on goods and services bought in the Internet finally be reality? Yes and no, depending …

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July 15, 2014




That Moment You Realize Amazon Isn’t Kidding About Drones for Deliveries

[caption id="attachment_38113" align="aligncenter" width="650"] And you thought they were kidding… Amazon hopes to take a step forward in its Amazon Prime Air initiative by testing drones like these outdoors, and has petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration for permission …

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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 …

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April 20, 2011




Toys“R”Us To Open Ecommerce Distribution center Near Reno

WAYNE, NJ (April 20, 2011) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced plans to open a new e-commerce distribution center near Reno, NV to support the company’s growing online business. The dedicated e-commerce fulfillment center will be located within the Tahoe-Reno Industrial …

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