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March 17, 2014




Express Plans to Capitalize on Ecommerce Growth

Express plans to capitalize on ecommerce after it saw double-digit growth in 2013. Ecommerce sales saw an increase of 15.3% for the full year, according to its fourth-quarter earnings call.

Michael Weiss, chairman and CEO of Express, said on March 13 that there …

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March 17, 2014




Drive Online and In-store Sales with Cross-Chain Fulfillment

If implemented effectively, omnichannel solutions like ship-from-store and in-store pick up, can produce 2% to 20% incremental chain sales.

The key to success is not just technology, but accurate inventory allocation, intelligent order routing, in-store operations execution, and change management.

“Every retailer …

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March 26, 2014




Tom Ford Launches Same-day Delivery in NYC

Designer Tom Ford has just launched a new ecommerce site which offers same-day delivery to New York City area fashionistas.

Ford told Elle magazine recently that the need for the ecommerce site was due in large part to an already …

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March 27, 2014




A Snapshot Look at Ecommerce Payments in Japan

Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. So it is definitely a country where U.S.-based merchants should look if they want to expand globally. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in …

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In Ecommerce, Global

March 31, 2014




J.McLaughlin Selects OrderDynamics

Apparel and accessries seller J.McLaughlin will work with OrderDynamics to expand its omnichannel fulfillment strategy and streamline operations.

J.McLaughlin, a rapidly growing 78 store retailer in the United States, is migrating from its in-house developed system to OrderDynamics’ retail …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Press Releases

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April 1, 2014




Jeff Gennette Named President of Macy’s Inc.

Jeffrey Gennette, who has served for the past five years as Macy’s chief merchandising officer, has been elected President of the Macy’s Inc., effective immediately. Gennette will report to Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s, Inc. chairman and chief executive …

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In Executive, Leadership Team

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October 29, 2013




Merchants Need to Keep Calm and Carry On

It’s always something.

Just when direct-to-customer merchants think they have a handle on their profit margins, something comes along to throw it into frenzy.

The government shutdown ended hours before the federal government’s borrowing authority was set to expire, …

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October 23, 2013




Saks Launches Off 5th Ecommerce Site

Saks Fifth Avenue launched an ecommerce site for its off-price franchise, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, which went live in September.

Michael Burgess, president of Saks Direct, said Saks Off 5th offers the same product collections online found in-store.

Saks, …

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In Ecommerce, Operations & Fulfillment

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October 14, 2013




Free Shipping: An Ecommerce Headache or Opportunity?

Some of the hottest ecommerce trends are born from consumer behavior and the preferential treatment toward omnichannel experiences that outshine traditional mediums and models for purchasing. One ecommerce trend, viewed as pesky by some retailers, yet continues to present opportunities …

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In Marketing, Operations & Fulfillment

October 4, 2013




Not the New Girl Anymore: Fall NEMOA directXchange Conference

One of the first things I realized when I attended the fall NEMOA directXchange conference in Providence, RI., I was no longer the new girl anymore.

The second thing I realized was how many faces I recognized from when I …

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