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February 21, 2014




The Key to Omnichannel Success: A Strong Logistics Strategy

There are a lot of factors that determine success in the omnichannel marketplace. But retailers are discovering that their logistics and fulfillment operations are consuming a larger share of the oxygen in omnichannel conversations than ever before.

According to a …

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In Inventory, Must Reads

Bloomnation

February 12, 2014




BloomNation Cuts the Middleman in Time for Valentine’s Day

Providing direct access to local florists, a relatively new floral marketplace, BloomNation offers consumers a chance to see their floral arrangements before it is delivered.

According to Gregg Weisstein, co-founder and COO of BloomNation, the difference between BloomNation and companies …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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February 10, 2014




USPS Ends Q1 with $354 Million Loss, Shipping Revenue Up 14%

While the U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of 2014 with a net loss of $354 million, its shipping business increased by 14%, according to a release issued on February 7.

While the $354 million loss marked a sustained loss for the Postal …

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In M&A and Financial, Must Reads

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February 7, 2014




Newegg Takes on Amazon Prime with Premier Offering

Newegg has launched a subscription-based program called Newegg Premier, which offers its 25 million registered customers  benefits similar to Amazon.com’s Amazon Prime, according to a post on Newegg’s blog.

For an annual $49.99 fee, Newegg Premier will receive free expedited shipping, …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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February 7, 2014




How Fairytale Brownies Tackles Big Operational Challenges

Life isn’t a piece of cake for small merchants, even if they sell something as sweet as brownies.

In this video, Fairytale Brownies co-founder David Kravetz talks about some of the ways his team tackles the operational challenges small merchants …

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February 5, 2014




Walmart Canada Expanding Reach with $500 Million Investment

In an effort to expand its network and ecommerce operations, Walmart Canada announced that it will invest close to $500 million over the next 12 months and add an additional distribution center.

In a release issued on Feb. 4, Walmart said it plans …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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February 5, 2014




International Ecommerce to Grow to $50 Billion by 2020

International sales from U.S. online retailers will jump from $11 billion in 2014 to almost $50 billion by 2020, which would make up 16% of the overall U.S. online retail market, according to a report released today by OC&C Strategy Consultants.

The …

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In 2014 Predictions, Ecommerce

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February 4, 2014




Retailers Commit to Collaborative Approach to Reduce Fraud

The National Retail Federation has urged Congress to take a comprehensive approach as it contemplates a national response to criminal cyberattacks in which millions of consumers’ credit and debit card numbers were stolen. NRF said retailers are willing to do …

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In Must Reads, Payment/Security

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January 31, 2014




7 Secrets for Successful Selling on Amazon

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Retailers across the globe recognize Amazon as a powerful tool in the ecommerce landscape to help them sell more and reach international markets, but it takes more than simply listing your products on Amazon to find success. …

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January 30, 2014




State of Retailing Online: Mobile Tops 2014 Priority List

Corresponding with the growing number of mobile users among shoppers, retailers overwhelmingly agree mobile must be the number one priority for their digital business in 2014. According to the 2014 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) State of Retailing Online survey, …

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