Macys, Bloomingdales, West Coast ports, West Coast ports labor issues, omnichannel, omnichannel strategy, omnichannel execution, omnichannel fulfillment, retail, retail stores, ecommerce

September 15, 2014




Apple Pay, Same-day Delivery Highlight Macy’s Inc.’s Omnichannel Rollouts

Macy’s, Inc. has today outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.

Here are examples of emerging omnichannel strategy and …

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In News, Omnichannel

Apple Pay

September 12, 2014




What Apple Pay Means for Omnichannel Retail

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Apple made a big splash this week with the introduction of its new i-devices: The iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch. With it comes Apple’s entry into the …

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In Omnichannel, technology

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March 5, 2015




Chico’s FAS to Close 120 Stores, Lay Off 240

In order to rationalize costs and focus more on omnichannel, Chico’s FAS told analysts during a fourth quarter conference call it planned to accelerate its store closure plan, shuttering 120 locations through 2017, including 35 this year, at a total cost savings …

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In Ecommerce, News

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March 5, 2015




Pitney Bowes to Outline Global Ecommerce Roadmap at the 2015 Operations Summit

The rapidly growing global opportunity for multichannel and ecommerce merchants will be an important topic addressed by global ecommerce provider Pitney Bowes at the upcoming Operations Summit, being held April 14-16 in Louisville, KY.

Pitney Bowes’ Michael Lamia, Vice President, …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

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September 3, 2014




Staples Launches Series of Omnichannel Updates

Staples has announced a series of enhancements to its omnichannel experience, including the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, Visa Checkout for online payments, new in-store kiosks,  and an app for iPad users.

“The …

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In Engagement, News

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February 26, 2015




Coach Re-launches Website for International Expansion

Coach Inc. said it recently re-launched its website, in order to gain greater business agility and fuel growth across channels and geographies.

The luxury accessories brand switched from its previous website platform to Demandware’s cloud-based solution to better support …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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February 25, 2015




Waffle House Will Deliver Your Package Scattered, Smothered and Covered

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Here’s some big news, if you’re a foodie and a roadie… Roadie, Inc., and Waffle House restaurants today announced a new partnership that …

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In Blog, customer experience

Macys, Bloomingdales, West Coast ports, West Coast ports labor issues, omnichannel, omnichannel strategy, omnichannel execution, omnichannel fulfillment, retail, retail stores, ecommerce

February 25, 2015




Macys Beats on Earnings, Says Impacts of West Coast Port Issues are Ongoing

Macys’ inventory levels continue to be negatively impacted as a result of protracted labor issues that tied up shipments at 29 West Coast ports for months, the company said during its fourth quarter and year-end analyst call on Tuesday. The company’…

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In Inventory, inventory management

Walmart holiday mobile app on an iPhone

February 23, 2015




Mobile Commerce Matters More Than Ever

If there is one major lesson merchants learned during the 2014 holiday season, it’s that mobile mattered more than ever.
Mobile commerce went from being a necessary evil to an overnight game-changer. And the merchants that got on board with …

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In Ecommerce, executive summary

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February 23, 2015




New Nordstrom Facility Gets Half its Customers Within Two-Day Window

During its recent fourth quarter analyst call, Nordstrom executives said they plan to open a third ecommerce fulfillment center in Pennsylvania that will put half of its customers within reach of two-day ground delivery.

The move is part of Nordstrom’…

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

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