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July 31, 2015




Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded

While the same-day delivery segment is getting hotter with more entrants all the time, eBay is going in the other direction by shutting down its eBay Now same-day delivery service in several markets, and also ending another pilot that provided …

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January 15, 2015




Mobile Huge in Omnichannel Engagement, Retailers Report at NRF

Executives from Macy’s, Lowe’s and The Limited said the impact of mobile on omnichannel engagement with customers has been huge and has progressed faster than expected, attendees were told at a session at the NRF Big Show this week …

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In customer experience, Engagement

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July 30, 2015




Ecommerce Innovation Happening Around the World

For anyone who might think of the U.S. as the world leader in ecommerce innovation, Forrester analyst Zia Daniell Wigder said inventiveness in that sector is distributed fairly broadly around the globe.

There is lots of innovation happening around …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

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July 29, 2015




Building the Right Cross-Border Ecommerce Roadmap

While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global ecommerce represents a massive opportunity and more retailers are jumping aboard as solutions for addressing cross-border business become more readily available.
Even if you are not trying …

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UPS, shipping/delivery, dimensional weight pricing, ecommerce, ecommerce delivery, operations and fulfillment

July 29, 2015




UPS Beats Q2 Earnings Estimate Even As Revenue Falls

UPS reported second-quarter earnings that were ahead of analyst estimates, even though revenue was slightly below expectations, the latter hurt by the strong dollar and the continuing decline in fuel surcharges due to lower oil prices. Yields were helped on …

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January 8, 2015




Macy’s Inc. Restructuring with Omnichannel in Mind

Macy’s, Inc. today announced a series of initiatives to evolve its business model and invest in continued growth opportunities as consumers change the way they shop. Actions include a restructuring of merchandising and marketing functions at Macy’s and …

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In Customer Service, Fulfillment

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December 30, 2014




Why Omnichannel is a Major Retail Theme for 2015

Incoming Hudson’s Bay Co. CEO Jerry Storch made an appearance Dec. 29 on CNBC’s Halftime Report and said he thinks high-end, value and omnichannel, are the major themes in the retail industry for 2015.

But if the economy stays on its current …

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In Omnichannel, Videos

Newgistics, Walmart.com, Staples, UPS, retail supply chain, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment, 3PL, third-party logistics

July 17, 2015




Newgistics Hires Former Staples, Walmart Exec as CIO

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newgistics, a leading provider of end-to-end commerce solutions for top retailers and brands, today announced that it has hired Gene Wojciechowski as its chief information officer (CIO).

Gene brings nearly 30 years of experience leading IT organizations …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

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July 16, 2015




Forrester Research, Gilt, and Alibaba are Headlining Growing Global 2015

Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Wigder, Gilt’s Oksana Voronenko, and Alibaba’s Jim Tobyne will be the keynote speakers at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference July 21-22 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.

Widger, the Vice President and Research Director …

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In Global, News

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July 16, 2015




eBags Brings In Staples’ Mike Edwards as President and CEO

eBags, Inc. Board of Directors appointed Mike Edwards as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. He also joins the company as a new investor. Edwards most recently held the position of Executive Vice …

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