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January 19, 2016




NRF Big Show 2016: The More Things Change…

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  That seemed to be what was going on at NRF BIG Show 2016 on Monday.  And if there was one word I heard about most it was “omnichannel.”

This isn’t …

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In Blog, Omnichannel

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January 2, 2016




From Catalogs to Ecommerce to Omnichannel, So Much Has Changed in My 10 Years With Multichannel Merchant

10 years ago today, I was late for work, my first day as a Senior Writer for Multichannel Merchant.

There was probably a light dusting of snow on the road. And I figured, based on my prior 6 years with the parent …

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B2B ecommerce, B2B marketing, B2C ecommerce, B2C marketing, ecommerce, ecommerce website, personalization, website personalization, product personalization

January 16, 2016




Here’s How B2B Ecommerce will Change in 2016

2016 is here, and business as you know it is about to change.

In fact, that sea of change has already begun. Businesses that derive most of their revenues through B2B channels are rapidly following their B2C cohorts, going …

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In B2B, Blog

Pitney Bowes, Enroute, transportation management system, transportation management, direct-to-customer fulfillment, retail logistics, shipping software

January 14, 2016




Pitney Bowes Acquires Transportation Management Firm Enroute

Pitney Bowes Inc., a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced the acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service enterprise retail and fulfillment solutions company. Enroute’s capabilities complement and expand Pitney …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

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January 11, 2016




Premium Packaging Enhances the Customer Experience

In these days of fast shipping, customers expect their order to arrive on their front doorstep in a plain brown box with some bubble wrap and a receipt.
But by creating a tremendous unboxing experience for the customer, some ecommerce …

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In executive summary, Operations & Fulfillment

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

December 16, 2015




Product Information Management: Your Key to Success In a Constantly Evolving Omnichannel Environment

As a marketer in today’s omnichannel world, you need to sell product through a slew of channels: ecommerce web stores, online marketplaces, brick and mortar, third-party resellers, company sales force, catalogs and call centers, mobile sales, social media and …

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In executive summary, Omnichannel

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January 6, 2016




No Miracle on 34th St. for Macy’s, Thousands of Jobs Being Slashed

If Macy’s, Inc. was hoping for a modern-day Miracle on 34th St. the holiday season, it didn’t get one.

Citing warm weather in the Northeast as a deterrent to comp sales, Macy’s announced that its comparable sales on an owned …

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In News, PR Newswire

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December 31, 2015




The Top 10 Stories that Shaped D-to-C Retail in 2015

The ball in Times Square will drop in just a few hours, and Ryan Seacrest will let the world know 2016 is here.

With the year about to come to an end, here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that shaped …

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ecommerce fulfillment, shipping data, distribution data, Warehouse/Distribution Center, ecommerce shipping, direct-to-customer fulfillment

December 28, 2015




3 Steps to Successful Data Convergence

Countless articles have been written about the differences between omnichannel and multichannel marketing. But the only thing you really need to know is that one provides a seamless customer experience while the other can leave shoppers feeling a bit fragmented.

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In Blog, Data & Analytics

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December 28, 2015




Evolving Retail Trends to Watch in 2016

2015 has come and (nearly) gone, and for the retail industry, it has been a year of big change. From a variety of new payments options and requirements to new ways to sell online, there are a number of trends propelling …

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