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April 20, 2016




How Retailers are Using mACP to Rethink the Omnichannel Experience

One of the most talked about trends in retail for some time has been “The Omichannel Experience” and how retailers can best give shoppers a consistent brand message across all touch-points.  Now that the concept has had time to mature, …

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In Blog, customer experience

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June 1, 2016




Here Come Increased Online Shipping Costs of Patio Furniture

Ordering large-ticket items online is on the rise and will continue to grow as eMarketer expects annual double-digit growth through 2018 of furniture and home furnishings including appliances and home improvement items. In 2014, sales of these products rose an estimated 15.2%, according …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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June 1, 2016




Deckers Brands Announces Appointment of New CEO

Deckers Brands,  a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, announced that Dave Powers succeeds Angel Martinez as CEO of Deckers Brands following Martinez’s retirement in May.  Martinez will continue to serve as Chairman …

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In Executive, Must Reads

warehouse, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment

June 1, 2016




13 Questions to Consider When Weighing a New Distribution Center

When we start a consulting assignment to select a new distribution center, I can’t tell you how many times the client starts with, “Let’s start looking at buildings. What will new space cost? How quickly can we move …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

May 31, 2016




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May 28, 2016




It’s the End of Sears (and Kmart) as We Know It

It looks like the end is near for Sears and Kmart… Or at least Sears and Kmart stores and ecommerce sites.

On May 26, during its first-quarter earnings call, Sears Holdings announced that its Board of Directors decided to explore alternatives, …

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In Blog, Executive

Home Depot, ecommerce, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce fulfillment

May 25, 2016




Home Depot Blows Out Online Sales, Expands Home Delivery to All Stores

Home Depot reported a healthy 21.5% increase in online sales when reporting its first quarter results, while also announcing plans to roll out home delivery to all of its U.S. stores by year end. The company also continues to invest …

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In Fulfillment, fulfillment

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May 25, 2016




Taking the “E” out of Ecommerce Platforms

The great ecommerce debate used to be whether or not to have a hyphen between “e” and “commerce. But as technology advances and consumer expectations grow, the debate is whether or not to have the “e” at all.
As omnichannel …

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In Ecommerce, Latest Research

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May 23, 2016




New Guideline Seeks to Harmonize Ecommerce Fulfillment Processes

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – A new guideline focused on omnichannel and ecommerce fulfillment processes has been released by GS1 US to help the retail industry evolve toward a single fulfillment process for improved cost savings and maximized resources.

The guideline, called the …

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In Fulfillment, fulfillment

mobile commerce

May 22, 2016




Smart Mobile Shopping Starts With User Experience

Mobile commerce has been making false starts for quite a while now. Smartphone operating systems (OS) have had the capability of promoting mobile commerce through such technologies as Google Wallet, Apple Pay and iBeacon, which have been around for years. …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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