Walmart, Walmart.com, Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, distribution hubs, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, shipping hub, domestic shipping, shipping and delivery, Operations and Fulfillment, fulfillment, fulfillment center, omnichannel fulfillment, order fulfillment, ecommerce, ecommerce sales

June 20, 2014




Walmart to Open New Ecommerce Distribution Center in Indiana

Walmart plans to open a 1.2 million square foot distribution center in Plainfield, Ind. by 2015 that will employ 300 workers. The center will be able to distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.

“By combining large-scale online …

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In Ecommerce, Inventory

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June 20, 2014




Jimmy Jazz Sees Successful Ecommerce Growth

Fashion and sneaker retailer Jimmy Jazz has seen success with the acceleration of its ecommerce growth with the handling of hundreds of thousands of ecommerce and call center orders a year, according to a press release.

Since it began working …

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In Contact Center, Ecommerce

June 12, 2014




Newegg Announces Partnership with Mercent at IRCE 2014

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newegg announced a partnership at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago which will certify Mercent to increase retail product and offer visibility for Newegg Marketplace sellers. The company’s Mercent Retail™ platform creates value and drives …

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In IRCE 2014

June 4, 2014




How Will Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Affect Your Business?

The Seattle City Council just voted to put low-wage workers on a path over the next several years to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage.

Put aside what your brand of politics is or how you feel about progressive agendas and …

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In Blog, Executive

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June 3, 2014




Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both cloud-based warehouse management systems (WMS) and locally installed warehouse control systems (WCS). This is because the high volume of distribution center traffic, driven by the explosive growth in …

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In Analytics, Ecommerce

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June 2, 2014




Genesco Focusing on Omnichannel Rollouts, Growth

The head of specialty sportswear retailer Genesco said on the company’s Q1 earnings call that it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.

Bob Dennis, president, chairman …

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In Cross Channel, Inventory

China, chinese shopping, chinese ecommerce, chinese market, global, global ecommerce, Growing Global, ecommerce, buying online, online marketplace, Marketplaces, tmall.com, Taobao, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, logistics

May 14, 2014




So You’ve Decided to Enter China – Now What?

Anyone trading online understands that there is a tremendous opportunity if you can crack the International market.  Getting access to volume and growth markets is key, but you must also remember to look at your target market, the number of …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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May 12, 2014




Brewing Up a Coffee Company in the Cloud

You wouldn’t normally think of cloud business management software in relation to coffee. But for San Francisco-based Philz Coffee, brewing a perfect cup of coffee very much depends on having the right data and processes in place.

With its …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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May 12, 2014




3 Steps to Prep for Dads and Grads

Customer behavior during the summer holidays is quite different from the winter and Christmas shopping season. In the winter, consumers are buying gifts for a variety of loved ones, friends and charities over a few weeks or months leading up …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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May 5, 2014




4 Steps to Tame the Data Management Beast

If you’re like most retailers, you struggle with the effects of multiple data sources. There’s one for POS transactions, one for ecommerce, one for marketing, one for the call center, one for loyalty, etc. And none of them …

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