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September 20, 2013




Managing Inventory in an Ecommerce World

Managing inventory can be quite the head scratcher. An ineffective inventory strategy leads to slow moving inventory, an increase in picking errors, and missed sales opportunities. In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn the following ways to …

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In Ecommerce, executive summary

SteinMart

September 10, 2013




Stein Mart’s Ecommerce Launch Faces Fulfillment Hurdles

Stein Mart, an off-price specialty store chain,  announced the launching of an ecommerce site in an effort to  expand its customer base and offer customers 24-hour access, according to a press release.

The ecommerce site is expected to have a …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

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August 27, 2013




5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year.

Here are five tips on how you can create engagement, boost …

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In Global, Must Reads

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August 20, 2013




Unlocking the True Potential of Big Data

Retailers have enormous amounts of customer data at their collective corporate fingertips. In most cases, and through most channels, they have demonstrated their ability to connect with customers in informed and appropriate ways. There’s one channel where retailers are …

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In Data & Analytics, Personalization & Segmentation

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August 14, 2013




Yankee Candle Sees Crosschannel Customers

Consumers of Yankee Candle are using multiple devices when they are considering purchasing a product.

Brad Wolansky, president of consumer direct and CMO for Yankee Candle, said consumers begin looking at products on smartphones, open an email on a tablet, …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

August 12, 2013




What Will Amazon Collections Mean For Merchants?

I recently found out about Amazon Collections and thought it was another great concept for Amazon to create.  I personally spend a lot of my free time on the Amazon site looking for products, comparing prices with other major retailers …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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August 12, 2013




TJ Maxx Expected to See Fulfillment Challenges with New Ecommerce Site

While TJ Maxx is staying mum, several media outlets have reported that the discount retailer is planning an ecommerce launch by the end of 2013. While it is now common place for most retailers to have an online store, TJ Maxx …

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In Ecommerce, Inventory

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July 29, 2013




UPS Talks About Shopping and Returns

Omnichannel is all the buzz right now among consumers.  Consumers are looking to shop anywhere anytime said Melanie Alavi, retail manager for UPS in an interview during IRCE2013.

Alavi discussed the results of the 2013 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

July 10, 2013




3 Tips to Get Ready for In-Store Pickup

What’s emerging as the hottest trend in online retail today? The store. Large retailers rolling out new in-store pickup options to bridge the online and offline world – and in doing so, they’re generating big waves with both …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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July 1, 2013




MCM Outlook 2013: Catalogs Still Have Staying Power

Catalogs still have staying power in the direct-to-customer sector, according to results from the MCM Outlook 2013 survey. In fact, more than half of the respondents said their companies market products directly to consumers and businesses through a print catalog – and …

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