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July 26, 2013




Merchants See Increased Satisfication with Omnichannel Fulfillment

Ecommerce has now become synonymous with omnichannel. While merchants are focusing their retail efforts on social, mobile and email, the real effort should be on a variety of fulfillment options, according to a new whitepaper by Innotrac.

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In Cross Channel, Inventory

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April 7, 2014




Should Rightsizing Be Retail’s Next Big Step?

Are retail stores destined to be a relic?

The media has been overrun lately with news that Staples, RadioShack, JC Penney, Abercrombie & Fitch and other iconic retailers have plans to shutter thousands of U.S. stores and lay off employees …

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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July 18, 2013




Why Omnichannel Fulfillment Matters

Shopping habits, shopping devices, and shopping locations are interchangeable in the customer’s eyes, which is why it’s more important than ever for merchants to offer a wide variety of omnichannel fulfillment options, according to Bill Toney, senior vice …

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In Cross Channel, Customer Service

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April 2, 2014




Neiman Marcus Merging Stores and Online

Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. announced it is merging the merchandising and planning organization for Neiman Marcus Stores and Neiman Marcus Online into a single team to reflect the omnichannel direction of the brand. These changes will go into effect on …

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In Executive, General & Administration

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April 1, 2014




Jeff Gennette Named President of Macy’s Inc.

Jeffrey Gennette, who has served for the past five years as Macy’s chief merchandising officer, has been elected President of the Macy’s Inc., effective immediately. Gennette will report to Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s, Inc. chairman and chief executive …

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March 31, 2014




J.McLaughlin Selects OrderDynamics

Apparel and accessries seller J.McLaughlin will work with OrderDynamics to expand its omnichannel fulfillment strategy and streamline operations.

J.McLaughlin, a rapidly growing 78 store retailer in the United States, is migrating from its in-house developed system to OrderDynamics’ retail …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Press Releases

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March 27, 2014




A Snapshot Look at Ecommerce Payments in Japan

Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. So it is definitely a country where U.S.-based merchants should look if they want to expand globally. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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March 26, 2014




Tom Ford Launches Same-day Delivery in NYC

Designer Tom Ford has just launched a new ecommerce site which offers same-day delivery to New York City area fashionistas.

Ford told Elle magazine recently that the need for the ecommerce site was due in large part to an already …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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March 17, 2014




Express Plans to Capitalize on Ecommerce Growth

Express plans to capitalize on ecommerce after it saw double-digit growth in 2013. Ecommerce sales saw an increase of 15.3% for the full year, according to its fourth-quarter earnings call.

Michael Weiss, chairman and CEO of Express, said on March 13 that there …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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March 17, 2014




Drive Online and In-store Sales with Cross-Chain Fulfillment

If implemented effectively, omnichannel solutions like ship-from-store and in-store pick up, can produce 2% to 20% incremental chain sales.

The key to success is not just technology, but accurate inventory allocation, intelligent order routing, in-store operations execution, and change management.

“Every retailer …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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