omnichannel checklist

September 21, 2014




Your 5-point Checklist for Going Omnichannel

With the right digital strategy in place, retailers can enhance engagement between the customer and store associate, better leverage inventory positions and maximize the store footprint.

But every store operation is different and the right solution for one retailer may …

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In Customer Service, Engagement

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September 15, 2014




Apple Pay, Same-day Delivery Highlight Macy’s Inc.’s Omnichannel Rollouts

Macy’s, Inc. has today outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.

Here are examples of emerging omnichannel strategy and …

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In News, Omnichannel

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May 20, 2015




The High Cost of Back Orders

How are backorders affecting your profitability?
From our consulting work with clients to improve their merchandise planning, forecasting and management processes and systems, we’ve seen a range of costs over 15 years to be between $7 and $12 for each unit that …

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In Blog, Customer Service

Apple Pay

September 12, 2014




What Apple Pay Means for Omnichannel Retail

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Apple made a big splash this week with the introduction of its new i-devices: The iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch. With it comes Apple’s entry into the …

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In Omnichannel, technology

May 18, 2015




NetSuite To Showcase The Power Of A Seamless Customer Experience At IRCE 2015

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials /ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced its participation at the annual Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE), taking place June 2-5 …

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In IRCE 2015

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May 14, 2015




Macy’s Says Several Adverse Factors Caused Q1 Sales Dip

Fewer sales from international tourists due to the strong dollar, growing pains in omnichannel, bad winter weather, the West coast port strike and lower-than-expected general merchandise, apparel and furniture sales all acted as a drag on Macy’s sales and …

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In News, Omnichannel

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September 3, 2014




Staples Launches Series of Omnichannel Updates

Staples has announced a series of enhancements to its omnichannel experience, including the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, Visa Checkout for online payments, new in-store kiosks,  and an app for iPad users.

“The …

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In Engagement, News

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May 11, 2015




BCBG Max Azria Group on Fulfillment Excellence

Alex Golshan, vice president of omnichannel and global ecommerce for BCBG Max Azria Group, talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien on how the company excels at delivering a high-touch fulfillment experience that is in line with a …

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In customer experience, Operations & Fulfillment

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August 26, 2014




Protective Packaging Considerations for Omnichannel

Omnichannel retailing has accelerated service expectations and permanently changed the competitive landscape.

What started out as retailers shipping from a handful of distribution centers, now also includes brick-and-mortar stores and other fulfillment operations.  It’s about finding the shortest distance …

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In Omnichannel, Operations & Fulfillment

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August 26, 2014




Virtual Inventory a Key Piece of Omnichannel Success

As merchants look to implement omnichannel commerce to serve the heightened expectations of anytime/anywhere customers, virtual inventory is one way to meet this demand in a cost-effective manner.

In a nutshell, virtual inventory allows retailers to tap the vast …

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