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February 22, 2016




Thirstie Adopts Content-to-Commerce Strategy

In an effort to stand out, rethink, grow and maintain its customer base, Thirstie, an alcohol-on-demand delivery service had to adopt the “content-to-commerce” strategy using its digital magazine “The Craft” to engage users and keep them coming back.

“The Craft” …

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In Catalog, Engagement

retail imports

February 16, 2016




Retail Imports to Grow 4.5% in the First Half of 2016

Retail imports based on cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to decline year-over-year for the next few months but the first half of the year should still amount to a 4.5% increase compared with the …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

ecommerce fulfillment, shipping data, distribution data, Warehouse/Distribution Center, ecommerce shipping, direct-to-customer fulfillment

October 16, 2015




It All Adds Up: Analytics, Assortment Data Bolster Business

Without a doubt, the holidays can – and will – provide a critical stress test and opportunity for today’s leading retailers and suppliers to capture the hearts and wallets of consumers. Websites must stay up-to-date with the latest product details. Shipping needs …

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In Blog, Data & Analytics

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February 11, 2016




Week in Review: Amazon Looks to Go Global with Logistics Operations

Amazon has taken another step in its march toward world dominance, as Bloomberg has reported that the company plans to create a global shipping and logistics operation. Code named “dragon boat,” and unofficially Global Supply Chain by Amazon, the network …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

August 15, 2014




How I’ll Spend my Summer Vacation… and Who to Contact While I’m Gone

Every now and then, you need to get away from the office and recharge the batteries. So from 3 p.m. today until September 2, I will be out of the office.

First, here’s who to contact when I’m gone:

If you …

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In Blog

ecommerce delivery, customer experience, shipping and delivery experience, ecommerce fulfillment

February 2, 2016




How to Create an Award-Winning Shipping and Delivery Experience

In the first installment of our series on the 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards, we took a look at what it takes to win the “Best Packaging” award, but even the most extraordinarily branded box will not impress a customer …

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In Blog, customer experience

email-marketing

February 2, 2016




6 Tips to Improve Email Marketing Deliverability in 2016

U.S. email marketing delivery rates have dropped more than 10%, from 87% in 2014 to 76%  in 2015, according to a recent study conducted by Return Path. American businesses saw nearly one in four emails land in the spam folder or go missing.

Now …

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In Blog, Email

fulfillment

February 1, 2016




How to Target a Zero Fulfillment Error Average

In November of 2015, we had a company first – an entire week with one, single error across thousand of orders between two e-tail outlets. That means hundreds of customers in two different demographics, received exactly the color, shape, material, style and …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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January 26, 2016




On-Premise vs. Software as a Service in the DC: Nine Factors to Consider

Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud based computing has taken the application world by storm.  As you consider acquiring new systems – whether they are – new order management, warehouse management, marketing, telephone system or shipping systems – there nine …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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January 25, 2016




Overcoming the Top Challenges to Creating a Seamless Customer Experience

When it comes to operations, every retailer, big or small, faces the same challenge: providing their in-store associates with the technology that gives them the opportunity to assist time-starved, information-rich consumers before they walk out the door to buy elsewhere.

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In Blog, Marketing

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