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 …


In Executive, Leadership Team


February 12, 2015

Belk’s Holiday Sweepstakes Sees Great Success in Mobile and Email

Over the holiday season, Belk launched its Santa Baby Sweepstakes which generated the greatest number of email and mobile opt-ins among other Belk sweepstakes in 2013 and 2014.

Belk partnered with Helloworld, a provider of rich engagement solutions to offer a multichannel …


In Ecommerce, Email


February 10, 2015

Multiple Mother’s Days Means More Global Opportunities

Wherever your customers reside, in the U.S. or overseas, it helps to know when they are most likely to shop for your products or services.  For instance, if you sell jewelry, chocolate, or flowers, you already know that the …


In cross-border, Global

August 15, 2014

How I’ll Spend my Summer Vacation… and Who to Contact While I’m Gone

Every now and then, you need to get away from the office and recharge the batteries. So from 3 p.m. today until September 2, I will be out of the office.

First, here’s who to contact when I’m gone:

If you …


In Blog

Ecommerce fulfillment, distribution center, Monoprice, Amazon, Dollar General, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, QVC, Primark

July 7, 2015

Automation Making Ecommerce Order Fulfillment More Efficient

Merchants in 2015 are faced with major challenges in fulfilling orders from multiple channels, including web, mobile, in store and catalog, and doing so in increasingly rapid fashion. As customer expectations of immediacy continue to rise, driven by Amazon and others, …


In Ecommerce, Fulfillment


July 2, 2015

Making Some Noise with your Email Campaign

If you’ve ever had a chance to catch an episode of CNBC’s The Profit, then you already know the program’s host/entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis doesn’t waste time pinpointing the strengths and weaknesses of the businesses featured …


In Blog


September 30, 2015

What Smart Branded Manufacturers are Doing to Prepare Right Now for Holiday 2015

It’s time. The holiday season is nearly upon us.

For many branded manufacturers, the fall and winter holiday season makes or breaks the whole fiscal year. The machinery of holiday planning grinds into motion for brick-and-mortar retailers in January—…


In Blog, Ecommerce

Rue La La, Gilt Groupe, flash sales, ecommerce, retail, online retail, Zulily, luxury goods, high end, high-end retail

June 24, 2015

Rue La La Honors Charleston Shooting Victims

In an email this week, flash sale apparel retailer Rue La La spoke out about the shooting last week at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC in which nine people were shot dead by a lone gunman.

The letter, written …


In Ecommerce, News

free shipping, ecommerce fulfillment, Pitney Bowes, same-day delivery, consumer survey, holiday shopping season, 2015 holiday shopping

September 24, 2015

Shipping Options, Especially Free, Continue to Delight Shoppers, Survey Finds

The importance of offering consumers different shipping options during the holiday season has grown considerably in the past year, while free shipping still trumps fast, according to a new survey from Pitney Bowes.

In the online survey of 1,000 U.S. …


In News, Operations & Fulfillment


September 23, 2015

How to Succeed in the Global Payments Market

Every business today has the potential to go global from day one. The Internet enables merchants from one side of the world to connect with consumers on the other side in an instant. This size of opportunity is mind-boggling.

Three …


In Blog, Global

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