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February 4, 2016




Omnichannel Returns Jump Significantly During Holiday Season

A higher percentage of retailers adopting more liberal returns policies to help drive sales, along with the general rise in ecommerce transactions, drove a significant increase in omnichannel returns during the holiday season 2015, according to ecommerce fulfillment provider Newgistics.

Patrick …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

February 18, 2013




USPS Seeks Advice on Creating a Dynamic Routing Technology

In an attempt to close the gap between private-sector rivals FedEx and UPS, The U.S. Postal Service is seeking advice on how to create a new, high-technology system for routing mail and packages, according to an article on Reuters….

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In Catalog, Email

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February 3, 2016




Cross-Border Ecommerce is Driven by Mobile Technology, Payments, Strategy

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Ecommerce is going mobile and innovative technology is allowing consumers around the world unprecedented access to products. Consumers are no longer limited to the product selection at their local store or even in their own …

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In cross-border, Global

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January 1, 2014




Multichannel Merchant’s Best of 2013

2013 has come and gone…

And maybe it even dragged on… and on… and on.

I guess it all depends on your perspective.  Think about it – does twerking seem so last-year? How about that 0-6 start by the New York Giants? …

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In Blog, Must Reads

November 15, 2011




Donahoe Says Forget Exigent Case; It’s CPI

Despite the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to pursue an exigent rate increase, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said during a Nov. 10 webinar that the 2012 rate increase will be according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
“Our interest is CPI …

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In Shipping/Delivery

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December 2, 2015




Gigya to Power Personalization and Improve Acquisition for ASOS

ASOS, the global fashion destination for twenty-somethings, has chosen customer identity management firm Gigya to power end-to-end user registration and login on ASOS’ websites and mobile applications, including Android, iOS and its recently launched Apple Watch app.

Consumer preferences have …

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In cross-border, Global

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December 1, 2015




Vista Equity Simultaneously Buys MarketLive and Shopatron

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MarketLive Inc. and Shopatron, leading providers of software solutions for the global retail industry, today jointly announced that the companies will be acquired simultaneously by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm that focuses …

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July 12, 2016




Amazon Delivers Another Prime Day Migraine

Oh, Amazon, you’ve done it again…

Just when you thought Amazon couldn’t have POSSIBLY another #PrimeDayFail, it appears Amazon’s second Prime Day took it two steps back.

So what happened? Here’s a brief rundown of known complaints to date:
The …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

January 12, 2013




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May 22, 2012




USPS to Consolidate Mail Processing Facilities in Phases

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will consolidate its network of 461 mail processing locations in a two-phased plan.
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The first phase will occur in July and August in about 48 locations, and …

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