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January 7, 2016




Week in Review: Macy’s Downfall Sends an Omnichannel Message

Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.

In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys….

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February 6, 2013




9 Ways to Improve Warehouse Productivity

No matter where you decide to locate your facility, your order fulfillment operations are critical when it comes to creating a positive customer experience. So it’s imperative that your warehouse functions at peak operational efficiency.

Here are some steps …

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January 5, 2016




6 Ways to Make Your Distribution Data Work for You

Customer expectations for shipping are changing faster than ever. With the advent of Amazon Prime, accurate delivery timeslots and detailed tracking information are becoming the norm for multichannel retailers of all sizes. While giants such as Amazon and Walmart can …

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December 31, 2015




The Top 10 Stories that Shaped D-to-C Retail in 2015

The ball in Times Square will drop in just a few hours, and Ryan Seacrest will let the world know 2016 is here.

With the year about to come to an end, here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that shaped …

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January 14, 2013




Why Warehouse Automation Leads to Better Labor Conditions

Retailers have been faced with big challenges, including the emergence of smartphone shopping and the continued ecommerce boom. It is no secret that today’s ecommerce shoppers now expect to receive items quickly. Since retailers frequently offer comparable products at …

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December 22, 2015




Amazon Reportedly Stepping Up Its Air Transport Plans

Amazon is reportedly in talks to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets to power its nascent air freight operations, according to a report in the Seattle Times, showing the ecommerce giant is getting much more serious about its logistics aspirations.

The company has …

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December 16, 2015




The ABCs of Preventing Shipping Damage, Part II

Here’s some “breaking news” that every shipper can use. Although shipment-related damages happen to even the best of companies, a vast number of the mishaps that create them are highly preventable, especially if you involve players across your supply …

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In Blog, customer experience

November 27, 2012




2012 Warehouse Management Systems Roundup

Here’s the most comprehensive guide to Warehouse Management Systems that serve direct-to-customer fulfillment locations.

You’ll find not only a comprehensive list, but comprehensive data about theses systems and the companies that manufacture and support them.

You’ll learn about staffing, customer …

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In Channel Integration, Operations & Fulfillment

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December 15, 2015




Dylan’s Candy Bar Achieves Double-Digit Revenue Growth

NetSuite Inc. a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced that Dylan’s Candy Bar, the largest state-of-the-art sweets emporium and candy lifestyle brand, has achieved double-digit revenue growth since deploying NetSuite to replace multiple legacy …

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In Ecommerce, News

November 16, 2012




Wayfair.com Doubles Warehouse Space for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Wayfair.com, an online retailer of home goods, has doubled its warehouse space by adding a total of 200,000 sq. ft. to its facilities in Hebron, KY, and Ogden, UT in preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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