USPS, U.S. Postal Service, ecommerce, ecommerce returns, returns, shipping strategy, omnichannel, omnichannel best practices, free shipping, Amazon, Amazon Prime, Priority Mail, free two-day shipping, return labels, return shipping labels

November 18, 2014




Omnichannel Choreography Delivers the Perfect Customer Experience

In the early days of ecommerce, retailers had to learn a two-step dance that didn’t require a whole lot of coordination. After receiving an order online, the merchant had to pack a box at a distribution center and ship …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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June 20, 2015




Week in Review: Amazon Wants You to Deliver

Amazon is trying to make delivery even faster by turning the U.S. into a Nation of Couriers… Who needs drones when you can have an Uber-like delivery experience? You think that’s crazy? Just remember the Roadie and Waffle House …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

consumer data, consumer data privacy, consumer data protection, data privacy, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, General Wireless, RadioShack, RadioShack bankruptcy, personally identifiable information, PII

November 17, 2014




Big Data a Big Omnichannel Driver

Big data provides retailers in today’s omnichannel world an inside look at how they can improve both their websites and in-store experiences for customers. But which data will be able to help the business? Which piece will generate a …

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In Data & Analytics, executive summary

distribution center, ecommerce fulfillment, fulfillment center, operations and fulfillment, vendor scorecard, warehouse/distribution center

June 19, 2015




Using Vendor Scorecards to Rate Merchandise Suppliers

How do you evaluate the vendors who supply your merchandise?

If you ask someone in merchandising, operations or accounting about vendor performance, chances are each will give you widely different answers. The merchandiser will consider the sales and margin and …

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In Blog, fulfillment

June 19, 2015




U.S. Postal Service Selects Vantiv for Payment Fraud Solution

CINCINNATI – Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Postal Service to provide …

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In PR Newswire, USPS

DSW, omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel focus, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ship from store, buy online pick up in store, in-store pickup, endless aisle, SKU, SKUs, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Shoephoria

June 18, 2015




DSW Seeing Success from Combined Store and Ecommerce Operations

A year into a reorganization that merged its .com and store operations under a unified team, specialty shoe company DSW is expanding its omnichannel capabilities and looking to build on its 2014 results, when omnichannel sales brought in $100 million, double the …

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In Engagement, fulfillment

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November 13, 2014




Macy’s Sees Omnichannel, Same-Day Delivery as Competitive Advantage

In its third quarter earnings call this week, Macy’s Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet told analysts the company’s retail network gives it an advantage in the ever-more-crowded same-day delivery sweepstakes, as well as in omnichannel fulfillment.

“I think …

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In Fulfillment, inventory management

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June 17, 2015




Toys R Us Opens State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in France

Toys R Us, Inc. has announced the completion of its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France to support the company’s rapidly expanding ecommerce business throughout the country and in select sections of Europe.

The 51,000-square-meter (550,000-square-foot) facility will service …

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In cross-border, Distribution Center

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon, Amazon.com

November 2, 2014




2014 Holiday Hirings Shift to Permanent, Omnichannel Positions

Nearly one quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season. That’s according to the eighth annual retail seasonal hiring …

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In Holiday 2014, human resounces

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June 10, 2015




NetSuite Completes Acquistion of Bronto Software

Netsuite today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bronto Software Inc., a cloud-based commerce marketing company.

The acquisition brings together leaders in cloud-based omnichannel commerce and marketing automation solutions. As the number one email marketing provider to retailers ranked …

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In Ecommerce, Press Releases

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