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January 21, 2016




Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances

[caption id="attachment_79220" align="alignright" width="150"] [Click to enlarge][/caption]After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for …

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In Ecommerce, Global

Shipping/Delivery, shipping, shipping and delivery, cargo, freight, ocean freight, ocean shipping, port strike, west coast port strike

January 20, 2016




Hermes Debuts Smartful eEcommerce Solution

Hermes, a leading provider of end-to-end e-commerce and omnichannel services for fashion and lifestyle brands, announces the availability of Smartful, a one-stop omnichannel solution for fashion and lifestyle companies. Enabled by new organizational and IT infrastructure based on SAP, Smartful …

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In Fulfillment, Global

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January 19, 2016




NRF Big Show 2016: The More Things Change…

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  That seemed to be what was going on at NRF BIG Show 2016 on Monday.  And if there was one word I heard about most it was “omnichannel.”

This isn’t …

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In Blog, Omnichannel

B2B ecommerce, B2B marketing, B2C ecommerce, B2C marketing, ecommerce, ecommerce website, personalization, website personalization, product personalization

January 16, 2016




Here’s How B2B Ecommerce will Change in 2016

2016 is here, and business as you know it is about to change.

In fact, that sea of change has already begun. Businesses that derive most of their revenues through B2B channels are rapidly following their B2C cohorts, going …

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In B2B, Blog

Pitney Bowes, Enroute, transportation management system, transportation management, direct-to-customer fulfillment, retail logistics, shipping software

January 14, 2016




Pitney Bowes Acquires Transportation Management Firm Enroute

Pitney Bowes Inc., a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced the acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service enterprise retail and fulfillment solutions company. Enroute’s capabilities complement and expand Pitney …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

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January 11, 2016




Premium Packaging Enhances the Customer Experience

In these days of fast shipping, customers expect their order to arrive on their front doorstep in a plain brown box with some bubble wrap and a receipt.
But by creating a tremendous unboxing experience for the customer, some ecommerce …

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In executive summary, Operations & Fulfillment

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May 11, 2015




How 5 Companies Fight Showrooming Through Omnichannel

It’s no secret that online retailers have hurt the bottom lines of many brick-and-mortar stores, but the practice of showrooming just might be the final blow.

Showrooming happens when consumers examine merchandise in a retail store but buy online …

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January 6, 2016




No Miracle on 34th St. for Macy’s, Thousands of Jobs Being Slashed

If Macy’s, Inc. was hoping for a modern-day Miracle on 34th St. the holiday season, it didn’t get one.

Citing warm weather in the Northeast as a deterrent to comp sales, Macy’s announced that its comparable sales on an owned …

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In News, PR Newswire

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May 7, 2015




Moss Bros Expands Internationally and Accepts Global Omnichannel Payments

Moss Bros is a leading UK formal menswear brand, established in 1851. In early 2013, the business sought to expand its digital footprint and revenue both domestically in the UK, and internationally, across multiple channels including desktop, mobile and mobile point-of-sale.

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In Global, Must Reads

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December 31, 2015




The Top 10 Stories that Shaped D-to-C Retail in 2015

The ball in Times Square will drop in just a few hours, and Ryan Seacrest will let the world know 2016 is here.

With the year about to come to an end, here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that shaped …

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