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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 …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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October 27, 2014




Retailers Preparing for Surge in Omnichannel Holiday Shopping

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups.

According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, nearly eight in 10 (78.8%) retailers …

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In Fulfillment, News

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June 19, 2015




Using Vendor Scorecards to Rate Merchandise Suppliers

How do you evaluate the vendors who supply your merchandise?

If you ask someone in merchandising, operations or accounting about vendor performance, chances are each will give you widely different answers. The merchandiser will consider the sales and margin and …

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In Blog, fulfillment

June 19, 2015




U.S. Postal Service Selects Vantiv for Payment Fraud Solution

CINCINNATI – Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Postal Service to provide …

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In PR Newswire, USPS

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June 18, 2015




DSW Seeing Success from Combined Store and Ecommerce Operations

A year into a reorganization that merged its .com and store operations under a unified team, specialty shoe company DSW is expanding its omnichannel capabilities and looking to build on its 2014 results, when omnichannel sales brought in $100 million, double the …

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In Engagement, fulfillment

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June 17, 2015




Toys R Us Opens State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in France

Toys R Us, Inc. has announced the completion of its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France to support the company’s rapidly expanding ecommerce business throughout the country and in select sections of Europe.

The 51,000-square-meter (550,000-square-foot) facility will service …

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In cross-border, Distribution Center

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June 10, 2015




NetSuite Completes Acquistion of Bronto Software

Netsuite today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bronto Software Inc., a cloud-based commerce marketing company.

The acquisition brings together leaders in cloud-based omnichannel commerce and marketing automation solutions. As the number one email marketing provider to retailers ranked …

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In Ecommerce, Press Releases

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October 11, 2014




4 Ways to Enhance Your Omnichannel Holiday Strategy

During last year’s holiday season, retailers worked hard to create an omnichannel shopping experience. Retailers brought the online, in-store and mobile initiatives together to provide a seamless experience. And though not quite perfect (yet), this allowed shoppers to buy …

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In Blog, Must Reads

June 9, 2015




American Signature Partners with CloudTags

CloudTags, the data platform for the connected store, announced that American Signature, Inc. is using the CloudTags technology solution to allow customers to seamlessly shop online and in-store. This first-in-kind shopping experience allows shoppers to explore physical stores digitally; discover …

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In Ecommerce, Press Releases

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June 9, 2015




Macy’s Exec Predicts BOPS Volume Will Triple This Holiday Season

A Macy’s omnichannel executive told IRCE 2015 attendees that the company now has some operational history and data to help it more accurately forecast buy online/pickup in store demand, predicting it will be three times higher during peak season …

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