June 18, 2014 Increases Sales on Marketplaces by 254% said it has increased its sales on marketplaces and been able to access more shoppers and channels of demand to grow its revenue. The ecommerce cooking product seller   increased its sales on marketplaces by 254% year-over-year and saw a 303% …


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UPS, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, logistics, FedEx, USPS, financials, warehouse/distribution center, holiday shopping, holiday shopping 2013, Amazon

June 18, 2014

Experts: New UPS Dimensional Weight Pricing Will Have Significant Impact

On the heels of a similar announcement last month by rival FedEx, United Parcel Service announced Tuesday it will expand dimensional weight pricing for all U.S. ground shipments, effective Dec. 29, 2014.

UPS already uses dimensional weight for domestic and international …


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June 18, 2014 Acquires One Nordic Furniture Company, a U.S.-based ecommerce retailer, announced it is acquiring One Nordic Furniture Company, which is based in Finland and Sweden, according to a press release.

The acquisition is part of a long-term strategic plan that was laid …


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June 19, 2014

Berghaus and Speedo Launch New Ecommerce Sites Internationally

Pentland Brands, the parent company of Berghaus and Speedo, will be launching new direct ecommerce sites in an effort to offer a better customer experience, according to a press release.

The company will be transitioning to a new commerce platform …


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June 19, 2014

South Korea Stands Out as Ecommerce Market for U.S. Retailers

If you’re a U.S. retailer looking to expand your ecommerce business globally, South Korea may be the place to do it, according to a report by Borderfree.

What makes the country stand out, the report found, was its …


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June 20, 2014

FedEx Q4 Net Income Up 141%, Revenue Gains 4%

FedEx reported $11.8 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter ended May 31, up 4% from $11.4 billion in 2013. Net income was $730 million, an increase of 141% over $303 million in the year-ago quarter.

Alan Graf, the company’s executive vice president and CFO, said the …


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June 23, 2014

The Movers and Shakers of Mobile in Retail

Adhering to consumer expectation, retailers are making mobile a “key initiative” in 2014, according to an infographic by  Major companies like Walmart, Amazon, Rue La La are all making mobile part of the shopping experience.


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June 24, 2014

How Tablets Drive Consumer Engagement

In 2013, tablet sales increased 68% to reach $195.4 million units worldwide.  By 2017,  global sales expects to hit 1 billion units, according to an infographic by Usablenet. It has become imperative for executives at every level to understand the significance of tablets and how …


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June 24, 2014

Study: 83% of Retail Execs Say Supply Chain Not Optimized

A new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, found that while 83% of retail executives surveyed reported that their supply chains were not optimized to support the new omnichannel world, only one-third considered the omnichannel dynamic to be an external …


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June 25, 2014

What Big Ecommerce Can Learn From The Little Guys

A goldfish has a longer attention span than you.

It’s true. Goldfish can focus on something a full second longer than the average person — a troublesome development for online retailers.

To make a real go of ecommerce, you need …


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