April 16, 2014
The National Retail Federation today told a congressional panel that the retail industry is committed to safeguarding and protecting consumer data and information from highly-motivated and sophisticated cybercriminals and hackers.
“Retailers make significant investments every year in order to protect […More...
April 8, 2014
If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. According to the results of MCM Outlook 2014, 28.8% of respondents have seen no effect from Amazon on their business.
However, 36% of respondents …More...
April 3, 2014
Over this past year we have seen a variety of different sized merchants choose to use third-party fulfillment (3PF) partners to handle their pick, pack and ship operations.
Each and every merchant has a different reason for using a 3PF …More...
April 1, 2014
Chocolate flooring? Super hero dress codes? Online cigar sampling?
Oh, Schtick! Did we all fall for some funny retail pranks this April Fool’s Day!
Here’s a snapshot look at the the pranks retailers pulled off this for April Fool’s Day:
March 30, 2014
IncStores.com recently launched their newest general flooring website, FlooringInc.com. The new site offers virtually every flooring type imaginable including wood, laminate, vinyl, carpet tiles, and many other specialty flooring options.
“FlooringInc.com has been in the works for …More...
March 17, 2014
At Channel Advisor’s Catalyst 2014 event last week, Channel Advisor’s CEO Scot Wingo asked, intriguingly, “Will marketplaces eat ecommerce?”
Wingo was referring to the growing dominance of marketplaces, notably Amazon’s and eBay’s, and the fact that marketplaces …More...
March 17, 2014
Sebastian Gunningham, Senior Vice President, Seller Services, Amazon Services, joined Scot Wingo, CEO of ChannelAdvisor for a “fireside chat” at Channel Advisor’s Catalyst 2014 event. Some highlights from the conversation follow:
Retailers have mixed feelings about Amazon – …
March 13, 2014
March 12, 2014
Jon MacDonald, CEO of New Zealand marketplace, Trade Me, is urging U.S. retailers to consider the move into cross-border trade in New Zealand, a move he says is the perfect test market, according to a press release.
“New Zealand …More...
March 3, 2014
This may sound like something I’m making up… But I have never seen Jared Leto act. Nope, never saw a single movie or show he’s in, and I probably couldn’t tell you anything about the band he’s in.
And I’m …More...