July 16, 2015

Using Data-Driven Intelligence to Stay Ahead in Retail

What the typical merchant wouldn’t give to be able to read a customer’s mind. The next wave of retail technology will focus on offering merchants more insight into the customer’s considerations and preferences while shopping. Data-driven intelligence …


In big data, Blog

back-to-school, back-to-school shopping, e-retail, ecommerce

July 15, 2015

Will Prime Day be a Big Day for Back to School Shoppers?

If online retailers want to cash in on Prime Day, they better be offering deep discounts on back to school supplies. According to research released today by the National Retail Federation, families are scaling back on how much they spend …


In Uncategorized


July 11, 2015

Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants

As two of the largest and fastest-growing ecommerce markets on the planet, China and India are naturally on every expanding global business’ ‘to do’ list. However, although both markets boast thriving economies, there are numerous restrictions which prevent foreign businesses …


In Blog, cross-border

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon,

November 2, 2014

2014 Holiday Hirings Shift to Permanent, Omnichannel Positions

Nearly one quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season. That’s according to the eighth annual retail seasonal hiring …


In Holiday 2014, human resounces


July 11, 2015

4 Major Ways Your Store Should Prepare for the Mall of the Future

A slow, volatile global economy mixed with corporate reshuffling and changing shopping habits has left many traditional shopping malls in shambles.

Before we know it, malls and shopping centers will look completely different, and their tenants will need to adjust …


In Blog, customer experience


July 10, 2015

Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day, its own selling holiday. July 15 (which is Prime Day, and the eve of its 20th anniversary) will be Amazon’s version of Alibaba’s Singles Day celebration, …


In Ecommerce, Executive

Growing Global, global, global ecommerce, France, Germany, cross border, retail, online retail, returns fraud, returns policy, Europe, EU, EU consumer rights directive

July 9, 2015

New China Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood.

“U.S.-based ecommerce merchants need to be aware of changing policies and …


In cross-border, Global


July 9, 2015

Capturing and Captivating the Impulse Buyer

Summer’s here and the time is right… for buying a new cooler. Your potential customer needs to replace his aging one, but how will you capture this impulse buyer? Back in the 90s, when he bought his aging one, he …


In Engagement, executive summary

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon,

October 28, 2014

How to Transform Omnichannel Retail from Myth to Reality

As you’re folding laundry at the end of a long day, you realize that your favorite pants are sporting stains from the tomato sauce-covered pasta that was yesterday’s dinner. Try as you might, the stain is there to …


In Blog, marketing

UPS, United Parcel Service, FedEx, United States Postal Service, USPS, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, holiday forecast, holiday peak 2014, 2014 holiday, retail, ecommerce

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


In Fulfillment, News

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