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January 29, 2014




Bouclair Home to Focus on Omnichannel Fulfillment

With the launch of its new ecommerce site, Canadian home décor and housewares retailer, Bouclair Home, has announced a new omnichannel initiative including buy online, pickup in-store, and buy online and return in-store.

Bouclair, which is using an on-demand …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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January 30, 2014




Big Operational Changes Needed for Holiday 2014

If Holiday 2013 demonstrated anything to ecommerce merchants, it was that that we need better ways to meet customer expectations and deliver products. So what did we as an industry learn during this challenging holiday season?  What can ecommerce and catalog …

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In 2014 Predictions, Cross Channel

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February 5, 2014




A Look at Valentine’s Day 2014 Shopping Trends

While consumers are looking for the best deal this Valentine’s Day, finding a bargain isn’t the top priority for consumers.  According to this infographic by PriceGrabber, 59% of consumers will shop online for convenience, while 53% will shop in-store in order to …

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In Infographics

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February 5, 2014




5 Retail Customer Experience Predictions for 2014

There are few industries that have undergone such transformation lately as retail. What used to be a simple idea of selling goods to consumers in stores is now a multichannel experience including store, mobile devices, online marketplaces and more.

The …

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In Channel Integration, Ecommerce

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February 7, 2014




CVS Sacrifices Billions for Long-Term Delivery on Brand Promise

“We have about 26,000 pharmacists and nurse practitioners helping patients manage chronic problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease, all of which are linked to smoking. We came to the decision that cigarettes and providing health care just …

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In Blog, Branding

February 7, 2014




5 Reasons Retailers Should Embrace Blurred Lines

Today, more than 60% of the U.S. adult population has a smartphone, while more than 50% have a tablet. This mass adoption of mobile devices (for the purpose of this article, “mobile devices” includes smartphones, phablets and tablets… let the terminology …

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In Omnichannel

February 1, 2014




TigerDirect Now Accepting Bitcoin

TigerDirect.com has announced today that they will be accepting Bitcoin - a peer-to-peer digital currency – as a method of payment on over 200,000 products. TigerDirect is the first major US electronics retailer and largest company to date to accept …

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In Ecommerce, News

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February 19, 2014




How Nicole Miller Built its Omnichannel Strategy

Nicole Miller is an early adopter of the omnichannel marketing approach. Thus far, it is reaping the benefits of this strategy, merging data from both ecommerce and in-store environments to provide a formidable marketing strategy aimed at boosting sales, all …

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In Omnichannel, tip-sheet

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February 17, 2014




Lessons Learned: The iOS 7 Transition for Retail Apps

Apple’s introduction of the iOS 7 operating system was a major event at launch time. However, many of the implications for retail mobile apps are still rippling outward. The new OS is having an impact on app performance, management mindset, and …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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February 21, 2014




The Key to Omnichannel Success: A Strong Logistics Strategy

There are a lot of factors that determine success in the omnichannel marketplace. But retailers are discovering that their logistics and fulfillment operations are consuming a larger share of the oxygen in omnichannel conversations than ever before.

According to a …

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