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May 12, 2014




3 Steps to Prep for Dads and Grads

Customer behavior during the summer holidays is quite different from the winter and Christmas shopping season. In the winter, consumers are buying gifts for a variety of loved ones, friends and charities over a few weeks or months leading up …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

November 24, 2010




Brady Buys ID Warehouse of Australia

Brady Corp., a Milwaukee-based manufacturer/marketer of industrial signage, security, and safety products, has acquired New South Wales, Australia-based identification and security products supplier ID Warehouse. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 1994, ID Warehouse specializes in security …

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May 5, 2014




4 Steps to Tame the Data Management Beast

If you’re like most retailers, you struggle with the effects of multiple data sources. There’s one for POS transactions, one for ecommerce, one for marketing, one for the call center, one for loyalty, etc. And none of them …

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In Data & Analytics, Must Reads

November 1, 2010




What to look for in a Warehouse Management System

Determining the best software system for managing warehouse functions can be a confusing proposition, given the number of available options and merchants’ varying needs.
Most options provide the essentials required to operate a basic warehouse. Many order management systems (OMS) …

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May 1, 2014




Real-Time Inventory Visibility Puts the Omni in Agile Commerce

Ask a group of retailers how they intend to support omnichannel commerce in the months ahead, and they’re likely to regale you with launch plans for their responsive websites, enabling customers to shop via any connected device. While offering …

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April 28, 2014




Deloitte Digital: Ecommerce’s Impact on In-store Shopping Grows

Digital interactions influence 36 cents of every dollar spent in the retail store, or approximately $1.1 trillion, according to the latest study from Deloitte Digital. By the end of 2014, that number will climb to 50%, or $1.5 trillion of total store sales.

The study, “…

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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April 28, 2014




Emmitt Smith on Football, Fans and Fulfilling Dreams

[caption id="attachment_46953" align="alignright" width="180"] Pro football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith (r) meets with Multichannel Merchant managing editor Tim Parry at Operations Summit 2014.[/caption]

He owns the NFL’s career rushing record, he has three Super Bowl rings (and …

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October 1, 2010




HOW LINKEDIN HELPS TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE ENGAGE CUSTOMERS

LIKE MOST MERCHANTS, TRAINER’S WAREHOUSE has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Landay said during a NEMOA presentation that Trainer’s Warehouse …

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September 16, 2010




How LinkedIn Helps Trainer’s Warehouse Engage Customers

Like most merchants, Trainer’s Warehouse has found that some social media tactics work better than others. So what’s been successful for the training materials cataloger? LinkedIn, according to president Susan Landay.
Speaking at the NEMOA fall conference in …

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September 14, 2010




How Barcode Use Can Help Reduce Warehouse Costs

While barcodes have been in use for many years in shipping and manifesting systems, many warehouses still don’t fully use this technology. That’s a shame, because barcodes help you reduce costs and increase control of your operation.
Among other functions, …

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