Amazon Prime Air, Google, Project Wing, Google Project Wing, Shipping/Delivery, Operations and Fulfillment

April 11, 2015




FAA Gives Amazon Green Light on Drone Testing – Again

Less than a month after a previous conditional approval for Amazon to test its Prime Air drones – which was scuttled when the company complained the vehicle approved was obsolete due to the lengthy process – the Federal Aviation Administration again gave …

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In Automation, Fulfillment

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January 23, 2015




4 Omnichannel Tips to Improve Customer Experience and Increase Sales

When it comes to retail selling, gone are the days of “if you build it, they will come.” Customers today spend a significant amount of time researching products they want to buy and are much savvier about where, when and …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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October 27, 2014




Five Ways Brands Can Win at Social this Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season just weeks away, retailers will want to start thinking (if they haven’t already) about several areas in which they should have robust preparation.  One area in particular is social media.

Folke Lemaitre, founder and …

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In Blog, Holiday 2014

Ecommerce, ecommerce fraud, online fraud, online fraud prevention, retail, ecommerce fraud prevention

January 19, 2015




Avoiding Ecommerce Fraud and Its Implications in 2015

Online retail is stronger than ever, with the holiday spending spree in November and December up 15% over 2013, according to comScore. Yet with the ever-increasing opportunities of ecommerce comes the ever-present threat of fraud.

Fraudsters are also staying up to date …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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April 7, 2015




FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.

The strategic …

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In Global, News

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January 6, 2015




Mobile Accounts for 45% of Holiday Ecommerce Traffic

The holiday shopping season saw strong online and mobile sales.   Online sales were up 13.9% over the same period in 2013 and mobile traffic accounted for 45% of all online traffic for the holiday season, an increase of 25.5% year-over-year.

Mobile sales accounted for 22.6% …

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In Ecommerce, Holiday 2014

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January 6, 2015




Avenue Gets 28.48% Sales Conversion Rate with Referral Marketing

Customer referrals for Avenue, a fashion leader for plus size clothing, are converting its ecommerce site into a word-of-mouth powerhouse. Referral traffic originating from these referrals is of high quality and converting at a rate as high as 28.48%.

Avenue has …

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In News, PR Newswire

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May 16, 2014




Social Media: The Final Stamp of Approval for Purchase Decisions

More and more consumers are turning to social content when it comes to their purchase decisions, according to an infographic by Offerpop.  They are looking to friends and peers for the final stamp of approval before they add to cart.  …

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

Amazon, Amazon Dash, Amazon Prime, ecommerce, Operations and Fulfillment

April 2, 2015




Amazon Dash Is NOT a Detergent, But Yet Another Hook Into Consumers

In its never-ending quest to have shoppers avoid setting foot in stores at all costs, Amazon has created Dash, small branded buttons that consumers can stick up in their homes which wirelessly connect to their Amazon Prime account and allow …

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In Automation, Blog

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January 2, 2015




Who Won the Sugar Bowl? Allstate’s Mayhem Sale

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We interrupt the Ohio State-Bama college football playoff game to bring you Mayhem Sale, pop-up ecommerce at its finest. Items sold right out of Matt and Shannon’s home… …

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