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July 31, 2014




UPS Spending $175M to Add Holiday Shipping Capacity

UPS announced on its Q2 earnings call this week that it was spending $175 million to increase its capacity during the holiday shopping season, including adding 50 new hub sorts at its existing facilities – bumping up capacity by 5% – and going from limited …

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In Fulfillment, Holiday 2014

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July 29, 2014




When a Labor Management System Makes Sense

As distribution center operations continually look to streamline operations and gain efficiencies, especially when they’re in growth mode, a labor management system inevitably becomes part of the conversation. In a nutshell, it helps managers and supervisors track and manage …

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July 29, 2014




MCM Outlook: Global Ecommerce Opportunity Beckons

If you’re a merchant and you’re not engaged in global ecommerce, you’re missing out on a massive opportunity. Trends like slower growth in domestic ecommerce relative to other countries and increased website traffic from non-U.S. IP …

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July 25, 2014




Apple’s Sales Growth in India is Great for Global Ecommerce

Apple reported that its third quarter revenues were up 6%, and CEO Tim Cook attributes that to its progress in the BRIC countries, where iPhone sales were up a very strong 55% year-over-year.

And that, coupled with strong iPad sales, could lead …

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June 10, 2014




The Gap Between Customer Expectations, Retailer Reality in Omnichannel

A new report from Forrester Consulting, commissioned by Accenture and SAP unit hybris, found that retailers’ ability to deliver a multichannel shopping experience is lagging behind customer expectations, according to a report in Business2Community.

Forrester found that 71% of consumers …

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In Ecommerce, Inventory

June 9, 2014




ShopVisible Presents B2B Omnichannel Ecommerce Strategies at IRCE

ShopVisible Presents B2B Omnichannel eCommerce Strategies to IRCE Attendees This Thursday (via PRWeb)
SaaS eCommerce platform provider, ShopVisible, and Its Customer, Engage Tradeshow Attendees with Customer-Centric Online Approach for Business-to-Business Companies We’re very excited about helping the B2…

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July 23, 2014




Growing Global Attendees Challenged to Pursue Major Opportunity

If you’re a merchant and you’re not engaged in global ecommerce, you’re missing out on a massive opportunity – but you have to enter it with a clear plan and strategy in place, starting slowly and building on …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

June 5, 2014




Jagged Peak to Showcase How EDGE is the Central Hub for Omnichannel Retailing at IRCE 2014

Jagged Peak to Showcase How EDGE™ is the Central Hub for Omnichannel Retailing at IRCE 2014 (via PR Newswire)Attendees at Internet Retailer Conference and Expo (IRCE) in Chicago next week will learn how major retailers are using EDGE to connect …

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June 2, 2014




Genesco Focusing on Omnichannel Rollouts, Growth

The head of specialty sportswear retailer Genesco said on the company’s Q1 earnings call that it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.

Bob Dennis, president, chairman …

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July 17, 2014




Aeropostale, Lululemon and Shutterfly Make the “10 Brands That Will Disappear” List

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that it predicts will disappear before the end of the following year. And three retailers – Aeropostale, Lululemon and Shutterfly – have made the 2015 list, which published last week.

But should Aeropostale, Lululemon …

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