June 1, 1998




Your paper future

Factors such as pulp prices and economic conditions have always influenced paper pricing. But to predict prices in 2001, you also need to take into consideration such factors as increased production of the supercalendered-plus (SCA+) paper grade and the growth of …

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April 3, 2014




8 Steps for Selecting a 3PF Partner

Over this past year we have seen a variety of different sized merchants choose to use third-party fulfillment (3PF) partners to handle their pick, pack and ship operations.

Each and every merchant has a different reason for using a 3PF …

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April 8, 2014




Is the Amazon Effect Overrated?

If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. According to the results of MCM Outlook 2014, 28.8% of respondents have seen no effect from Amazon on their business.

However, 36% of respondents …

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January 31, 2014




7 Secrets for Successful Selling on Amazon

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Retailers across the globe recognize Amazon as a powerful tool in the ecommerce landscape to help them sell more and reach international markets, but it takes more than simply listing your products on Amazon to find success. …

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In Amazon, Ecommerce

April 29, 2014




Amazon Prime Pantry Adds to Delivery Disruption

Is Amazon getting geared up to grapple with grocers? During its first-quarter earnings call, the ecommerce behemoth said it is seeing early success with a new “essentials” delivery service for its Prime members.

Available nationally, Prime customers can use Prime …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

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May 1, 2014




Tmall Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews in China

A recent online promotion for U.S. pork conducted with China’s B2C marketplace Tmall.com drew rave reviews from Chinese consumers and strong results for U.S. pork suppliers.

The 7-day promotion, developed with support from the Pork …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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May 8, 2014




ShopRunner Announces Partnership with Alibaba

Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba Group announced Wednesday it would be teaming up with U.S. membership only marketplace, ShopRunner.  This partnership will allow ShopRunner to sell and ship American goods to China, according to an article in Forbes.

Fiona Dias, …

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July 29, 2008




Letter to the Editor: MeritDirect Not Part of InfoGroup

In response to your July 28 Lists and Data Strategies article “Industry Leaders Feel for Vin Gupta,” which inaccurately stated that InfoGroup is the parent company to MeritDirect, here is a recap of the facts regarding MeritDirect: • MeritDirect is an independent …

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May 15, 2014




How U.S. Retailers can Get Better International Currency Exchange Rates

For those involved in business, it’s always good to hear about new ways of saving money. And when it comes to ecommerce, here’s a way in which your business could save money when making profits on overseas sales …

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May 21, 2014




eBay Hacked – Users Asked to Change Passwords

eBay Inc. will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.

The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ …

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