September 21, 2011




Obama’s Proposals Might Not Save USPS

President Obama is trying to lend a helping hand to the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service. But his proposals revealed this week aren’t nearly enough to save the USPS, according to industry experts.
Obama is pushing for five-day delivery …

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In Catalog, Shipping/Delivery

April 26, 2012




Senate Postal Bill Passes, Brings Mixed Reaction

The U.S. Senate passed S. 1789 by a 62-37 vote yesterday, but the USPS said the bill, which is supposed to enable the U.S. Postal Service to return to financial viability, does nothing to help the agency.

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In Catalog, Shipping/Delivery

May 5, 2014




Overstock.com Launches Supplier Oasis Fulfillment Services

Overstock.com Launches Supplier Oasis Fulfillment Services, a Multi-Channel Logistics Solution (via PR Newswire)
SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) announced the launch of Supplier Oasis Fulfillment Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, which provides multi-channel …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

October 31, 2012




Sales and Use Tax Issue Has Potential to Get Messy

For the first time since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota nearly a generation ago, there is significant momentum in Congress for legislation that may remove the constitutional obstacle to requiring remote merchants …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

October 31, 2012




How to Accurately Forecast Holiday Inventory

It’s already that time again—the season retailers count on to round out a profitable year. With the winter holiday season being so vital, it’s a no-brainer that an accurate forecast is paramount.
Follow US! @MCMerchant Multichannel Merchant …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

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April 30, 2014




Returns Power Panel Weighs In On Best Practices

At last week’s Operations Summit in Indianapolis, a panel of operations directors shared their returns management experiences.

Ellen Shannon, Chief Content Director & Publisher of Multichannel Merchant moderated the session and shared the challenges that the industry faces in handling …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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November 21, 2014




Top Ten Holiday Email Marketing Campaign Tips for Retailers

With the holidays around the corner the stakes for retailers have never been higher. Increased competition paired with the growing savviness of online customers means retailers need to put in place a robust email marketing strategy if they want to …

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In Blog, Email

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November 20, 2014




Tackling Omnichannel this Holiday Season

Omnichannel continues to be the buzzword on the lips of marketers this holiday season.  Consumers are expecting a seamless experience across multiple devices, according to this infographic by Quick Pivot.

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In Ecommerce, Holiday 2014

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November 19, 2014




Belk Launches Holiday Themed Sweepstakes

Belk is gearing up for the holiday season with its Santa Baby Sweepstakes.  The southern lifestyle retailer teamed up with HelloWorld, a provider of rich engagement solutions.

“Customer loyalty is the cornerstone of our Belk brand, said Jon Pollack, executive …

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In Ecommerce, Holiday 2014

February 14, 2013




Storch Out as Toys R Us CEO, Rubin in at Michaels

Jerry Storch is stepping down as CEO at Toys R Us, but will retain his position as its chairman.
Toys R Us is coming off a poor holiday season. The company reported last month that its fourth-quarter sales were down 4.7% …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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