December 8, 2014

What Retailers Need to Know about Big Data

The “big data” hype rages on, especially for retailers anticipating the holiday shopping season. If you are among those hoping to find a sudden, near-miraculous solution to your data concerns, I have good news and bad news:

The good news …


In Blog, Data & Analytics


September 10, 2015

World First Partners with Newegg to Help International Sellers Save Money

World First and Newegg announced the launch of a new partnership aiming to help thousands of international marketplace sellers.

Clients selling in the U.S. as part of Newegg’s Global Seller Program can now use World First’s competitive …


In Global, Payments


May 28, 2015

Making Ratings and Reviews Part of the Online Experience

Customers love to know what other customers think of a product when it comes to making a purchase. That is why retailers are making ratings and reviews part of the website experience.

David Meidam, infor­mation system man­ager at …


In Ecommerce, Must Reads

X Shoe CarnivalX retailersX retailX traditional retail storesX retailerX Operations and FulfillmentX operationsX fulfillmentX ship from storeX Customer Service

June 4, 2014

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store

The head of ecommerce for Shoe Carnival said the company’s transition from a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to a ship-from-store approach is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy, providing inventory awareness throughout the chain across its stores, …


In Cross Channel, Ecommerce


April 8, 2014

Taking Advantage of Back in Stock Alerts

Out of stock items can be a real headache for retailers. On the one hand, you don’t want to remove them for your website and miss out on potential future sales. On the other, if a shopper attempts to …


In Email, Inventory

July 15, 2010

Merchants Hope for Back-to-School Rebound

The average U.S. family is expected to spend 10.5% more during the 2010 back-to-school shopping season than they did last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2010 Consumer Intentions and Actions Back to School survey, conducted by BIGresearch.
The families …


In News

Same-day delivery, Curbside, Target, Best Buy, omnichannel retail, curbside pickup, Sears

September 2, 2015

Curbside Expands to New York, Tries Out New Light-Up Stations

Pickup app Curbside has expanded its service to the New York metro area and Los Angeles in addition to San Francisco, and has set up its first updated “pickup pod” location with a color-coded light post that alerts shoppers when …


In Fulfillment, fulfillment


August 28, 2015

Week in Review: Chico’s Plans to Sell Boston Proper

Chico’s FAS has announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Boston Proper, the direct-to-customer women’s apparel retailer it acquired for $205 million just four years ago.

Chico’s FAS President and CEO David Dyer confirmed the company is seeking “strategic alternatives” for …


In Ecommerce, Executive


August 27, 2015

New Mobile Technologies Emerge to Offer Superior Customer Experience

Mobile device proliferation presents both challenges and opportunities for online brands. We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in the way that consumers engage with brands and in the way customer preference and loyalty is influenced. Digital channels …


In Blog, Ecommerce


August 24, 2015

Visa Checkout Expands Global Availability to Merchants

Visa Inc. announced continued global success of Visa Checkout, the online check out service that allows shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks. In recent months, no less than thirty-three new …


In Global, News

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