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February 23, 2015




Walmart to Raise In-Store Pay

Walmart announced it would make comprehensive changes to its hiring, training, compensation and scheduling programs, according to this infographic by Walmart.  In-store employees will have the opportunities to get pay raises based on performance.

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In Infographics, Omnichannel

Newgistics, Walmart.com, Staples, UPS, retail supply chain, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment, 3PL, third-party logistics

July 17, 2015




Newgistics Hires Former Staples, Walmart Exec as CIO

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newgistics, a leading provider of end-to-end commerce solutions for top retailers and brands, today announced that it has hired Gene Wojciechowski as its chief information officer (CIO).

Gene brings nearly 30 years of experience leading IT organizations …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

July 16, 2015




How to Choose the Right POS Platform

There are many reasons retailers find themselves shackled by point-of-sale platforms that no longer meet business needs. Whether software restricts growth in emerging channels or lacks compatibility with new standards like EMV, any technology that inhibits forward momentum, must be …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon, Amazon.com

July 16, 2015




The Importance of the Empowered Employee to the Future of Retail

Retail, specifically brick-and-mortar retailers, are struggling to bridge to find effective and engaging ways to bridge their digital and physical worlds. Those that are willing to adapt and rethink traditional business models will be the most successful at both gaining …

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In Blog, CRM

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July 16, 2015




Using Data-Driven Intelligence to Stay Ahead in Retail

What the typical merchant wouldn’t give to be able to read a customer’s mind. The next wave of retail technology will focus on offering merchants more insight into the customer’s considerations and preferences while shopping. Data-driven intelligence …

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July 15, 2015




Batteries Plus Bulbs Strengthens Omnichannel Capabilities with New Dynamic Ecommerce Platform

HARTLAND, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb and smartphone/tablet repair franchise, today unveiled its new website that aims to tie its online presence more tightly to its nationwide network …

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In customer experience, inventory management

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July 15, 2015




Walmart vs. Amazon Catfight Reaches Epic Prime Day Proportions

The Prime Day catfight between Amazon and Walmart continued yesterday, as Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime, scratched back at Fernando Madeira, President and CEO of Walmart.com.

A day after Walmart’s Madeira clawed in a blog post about …

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July 15, 2015




Will Prime Day be a Big Day for Back to School Shoppers?

If online retailers want to cash in on Prime Day, they better be offering deep discounts on back to school supplies. According to research released today by the National Retail Federation, families are scaling back on how much they spend …

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July 14, 2015




Gap and Virgin Hotels Bring Room Service to the Next Level

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Gap, the iconic apparel brand, is announcing a partnership with Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson, that will provide guests the option to have the latest Gap styles delivered straight …

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In customer experience, Fulfillment

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July 14, 2015




NLRB Files Complaint against USPS over Staples Deal

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has filed a complaint charging that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) violated its collective bargaining agreement with the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and national labor laws when it joined a Staples shipping …

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