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April 22, 2014




Omnichannel Shopping Activity is Virtually Everywhere

Consumers Want it All: Omni-Channel Shopping Activity is Virtually Everywhere, Reports CFI Group and eBay Enterprise™ (via PR Newswire)
The Omni-Channel Retail Customer Experience study shows customers want their products when, where and how they want it. ANN ARBOR, Mich., …

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April 19, 2014




Mobile is the Anchor of Omnichannel Retailing

The new paradigm of omnichannel retailing has pushed businesses in all retail sectors toward a completely new way of conducting business. Customers and brands now interact anytime and everywhere: mobile browsers, mobile apps, social media networks, PCs, tablets, smartphones, email, …

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In Mobile, Must Reads

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April 19, 2014




Gap Inc. Discusses Omnichannel and Global Strategies

During its annual investor meeting, Gap Inc. highlighted its use of technology, innovation and scale as competitive advantages as it makes progress toward bridging the growing digital world with its physical stores to create omnichannel shopping experiences for its customers.

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In Global, Must Reads

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October 11, 2014




What to Make of Amazon’s Brick-and-Mortar Store Launch

[caption id="attachment_55576" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This is a Google Maps street view of 7 W. 34th St. in Manhattan, where Amazon will reportedly open a brick-and-mortar store in time for the 2014 holiday season.[/caption]

So this happened: Wall Street Journal …

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In Blog, Customer Service

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October 9, 2014




Best Practices for Retail Operations and Fulfillment

Major tactical areas like handling holiday season demand and related labor management issues, as well as implementing omnichannel commerce and dealing with rapid changes in customer contact centers, are perennial challenges facing operations and fulfillment professionals.
To help them address …

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October 7, 2014




Alibaba an Ecommerce Force to Be Reckoned With

Its record-setting IPO done, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is a tsunami that will have a major impact on ecommerce and retail in general both here and around the world, a leading consultant told attendees at Parcel Forum 2014.

“This company has 81% …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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April 6, 2014




LIDS Sports Group Adds Omnichannel Fulfillment

Swisslog Chosen by Hat World to Install State-of-the-Art Omni-Channel Order Fulfillment and Storage System (via PR Newswire)
Global provider of integrated logistics solutions deploys Click&Pick® Goods-to-Person system to support continued sales growth and ensure fast and accurate order fulfillment …

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October 1, 2014




Why Exceeding Fulfillment Expectations is the New Holiday Ecommerce Strategy

With each passing year, more ecommerce retailers urge their holiday shoppers to trust that they’ll be on time delivering each gift off their list. When customer care goes the extra mile, and CSR channels are well-prepared for holiday traffic, …

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September 30, 2014




Amazon 20th Anniversary Shows How Ecommerce and Marketing Have Evolved

Once upon a time, when mom-and-pop shops ruled the land, one-on-one relationships between retailers and customers were easy to nurture. Vendors understood their customers’ tastes and knew what they wanted and needed. But the advent of the big-box retailer turned …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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September 29, 2014




Tip Sheet: Managing Your Warehouse

Managing a multichannel warehouse is a fairly easy thing. All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory. And from there, a thousand other factors assault you.

In this Tip Sheet from Multichannel Merchant, you …

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