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December 2, 2014




How Wearable Technology is Impacting Retail

Smart watches, connected glasses and even smart contact lenses are gradually making their presence felt in the mass market. These devices are tipped to be the next big thing, capable of running apps that will allow employees or consumers alike …

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In Blog, Must Reads

October 14, 2013




Overstock.com Opens Warehouse in Pennsylvania

Overstock.com Opens Warehouse in Jonestown, Pennsylvania (via PR Newswire)
New location will reach customers in the eastern U.S. with two day shipment Download image Overstock.com Logo. (PRNewsFoto/Overstock.com) SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Overstock.com, …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Warehouse/Distribution Center

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December 1, 2014




Making It Right for Affected Customers Key for Harry London

In the wake of a devastating Thanksgiving Day fire that destroyed a distribution center outside Cleveland housing its Fannie May and Harry London chocolates products, 1-800-Flowers.com needs to do all it can to make all affected customers happy …

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

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November 30, 2014




Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Fannie May and Harry London Distribution Center

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. reported that supplies of its Fannie May Fine Chocolates and Harry London Chocolates will be limited this holiday season due to a fire at the company’s Maple Heights, OH warehouse …

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In Cyber Weekend 2014, Holiday 2014

September 28, 2013




Preparing Your Warehouse for Omnichannel Fulfillment

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September 28, 2013




Preparing Your Warehouse for Omnichannel Fulfillment

With U.S. ecommerce sales surpassing the $200 billion mark it is increasingly important that merchants develop a process to integrate sales channels and manage fulfillment efficiently and effectively. In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn how to …

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November 26, 2014




Make Room for Dimensional Weight Pricing: A Look Ahead at Shipping in 2015

Earlier this year, both FedEx and UPS announced that they will apply dimensional weight pricing to all domestic ground shipments. The change — slated to take effect on December 29, 2014 for UPS and January 1, 2015 for FedEx — will impact shippers in a big …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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November 19, 2014




O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Nov. 19, 2014

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in distribution and fulfillment centers:

Ulta Beauty is planning a 670,000-square-foot regional distribution center in southwest Dallas.

FedEx has plans to build a $50 million 300,000-square-foot distribution center in …

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

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August 30, 2013




The Amazon Warehouse Boom

Amazon has been making major investments into building more warehouses in order to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible. In fact, according to a recent article in Businessweek, Amazon has spent nearly $14 billion since 2010 to build 50 …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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August 7, 2013




8 Tips for Designing Your Warehouse

When it comes to the ecommerce world, it’s all about efficiency, speed, and accuracy. And while the marketing messages and inventory technology need to be on point, if your warehouse is not set up to sufficiently handle the orders, …

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