August 18, 2014

How to Organize and Execute Omnichannel Strategies

Retailers are finding various ways to address the issues that surround the “multichannel problem” and executing the omnichannel experience that best fits the consumer.

In a panel discussion at eTail East 2014, Jessica Coogan, online marketing director for The Container Store, …


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August 20, 2014

Macy’s Continues to See Results from Omnichannel

Macy’s is continuing to see in-store sales driven by its online channel at both its Macy’s and Bloomingdales stores, the company told analysts and investors in a Q2 earnings call.

“The Internet-generated demand continues to grow rapidly and …


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October 25, 2012

3 Keys for Using Stores as Distribution Hubs

Implementing omnichannel distribution options like in-store pickup and ship-from-store are rising to the top of many retailers’ priority lists. But several store-level challenges must be addressed to realize the significant sales bump that can accom­pany omnichannel distribution.
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October 16, 2012

How to Turn Voters into Ecommerce Buyers

Historical trends indicate that U.S. presidential Election Days – like the one coming up on Nov. 6 – see a marked decrease in ecommerce spending as consumers focus on voting and watching election results.
“Many retailers simply accept election dip as a …


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October 3, 2012

NRF: Retailers Will Hire Half a Million Seasonal Workers

Retailers are expected to hire between 585,000 and 625,000 seasonal workers during the 2012 holiday season, according to projections compiled by the National Retail Federation. That is comparable to the 607,500 seasonal employees retailers hired last year, NRF said in a statement.
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September 13, 2012

Nordstrom: Retailers Need a Focus on Customer Engagement

The future of customer experience does not lie solely at the hands of ecommerce, said Jamie Nordstrom, president of Nordstrom Direct. It calls for retailers to focus on creating the finest customer engagement both online and in the traditional store …


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September 12, 2012

#shoporg12 Storified: The Day 1 Tweets

[View the story "#shoporg12 Day 1" on Storify] #shoporg12 Day 1 Here’s a collection of tweets by attendees of the Summit in Denver on Sept. 11, 2012. Storified by Tim Parry · Wed, Sep 12 2012 05:34:56 Data+content=actionhero!: @shoporg Adobe’s Brent Dykes explains how …


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September 12, 2012

Jerry Storch: Bricks and Mortar Stores Not Dead

For those who believe that ecommerce will be the downfall of the bricks-and-mortar store, you better think again, according to Toys R Us Chairman and CEO Jerry Storch.
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January 22, 2014

Customer Intelligence is the Key to Success

For the last few decades retailers have understood the need to know their customers. In one way or another, we have embraced this concept. Some of us are doing more email segmentation, others are doing display ad targeting and yet …


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January 26, 2014

Future of Retail Includes Digitalized Stores

The retail landscape of 2014 is more digital than ever before, and integrating store and online operations is a key focus for retailers as ecommerce capable solutions increasingly supplant traditional point-of-sale and mobile technologies.

According to a new study conducted by …


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