Online-Payment

January 11, 2016




Retail Payment Trends: What to Expect in 2016

The payments landscape is changing fast –and much of this fast-paced change is being driven by today’s digitally empowered consumers, whose expectations have been transformed by the smartphone and the services these supply. Which means that more than ever …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

Online-Payment

January 11, 2016




Adopting New Payment Technology For Your Business

Over the last several years, the introduction of new payment solutions has risen dramatically, yet consumers are ultimately reliant on retailers actually implementing these new solutions at the point of sale to enjoy the benefits these technologies provide.

That is …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

Finish Line, retail supply chain, warehouse management system, WMS, order management system, OMS

January 11, 2016




Finish Line Supply Chain System Issues Hit Q3 Numbers

Supply chain performance issues tied to new order management and warehouse management systems led to inventory shortfalls and poor third quarter results for sporting apparel retailer Finish Line, which reported consolidated net sales of $382.1 million, down 3.5% from the prior year, …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

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January 7, 2016




Week in Review: Macy’s Downfall Sends an Omnichannel Message

Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.

In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys….

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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January 7, 2016




Sales From Smartphones up 53%, but Online Retailers Struggle to Find Growth

Retailers said sales from smartphones grew 53% year-over-year, according to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research, and Bizrate Insights.

Specifically, retailers surveyed report smartphone sales accounted for 17% of their total online sales in 2015, edging ahead of …

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In customer experience, Ecommerce

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

January 4, 2016




Omnichannel – Music to Your Ears?

Consumers made their transition to omnichannel some time ago, and slowly retailers are following suit.  Retailers see the benefits of taking a channel-agnostic approach to give a complete customer experience from marketing to browsing and buying, but getting to that …

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In Blog, Omnichannel

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

December 30, 2015




In the Midst of Mobile Madness, Cross-Channel Strategies Remain Crucial

If there’s one word that seems to represent the 2015 holiday shopping season, it’s “mobile.” With reports of record-breaking digital purchases, and media headlines about mobile’s growing influence on holiday shopping, it appears that the “year of mobile” …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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December 30, 2015




4 Steps to Rekindle the Spark in 2016

The holiday season is coming to a close, and hopefully, the months spent planning made it a successful one for you. Nothing is more festive than seeing your year-end goals met. But with all of the attention on the magical …

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In Big Data, Blog

ecommerce fulfillment, shipping data, distribution data, Warehouse/Distribution Center, ecommerce shipping, direct-to-customer fulfillment

December 28, 2015




3 Steps to Successful Data Convergence

Countless articles have been written about the differences between omnichannel and multichannel marketing. But the only thing you really need to know is that one provides a seamless customer experience while the other can leave shoppers feeling a bit fragmented.

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In Blog, Data & Analytics

January 1, 2008




PROBLEMS IN STORE?

Most observers agree that Sharper Image CEO Steve Lightman has what it takes to run a direct business. But he doesn’t have retail experience, and for a troubled chain with some 187 stores, this could be a problem. A key measure …

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