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June 13, 2014




GNC Executive: Work Closer with Carriers to Avoid Holiday Shipping Issues in 2014

In order to avoid a repeat of the disastrous 2013 holiday season, retailers attending IRCE 2014 were told to be more proactive in communicating with carriers, start planning now, spread shipments around to multiple carriers and have contingency plans in place.

“Brands …

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In Fulfillment, Global

May 1, 2008




From clicks to bricks

Today’s shoppers are spending more time online searching and researching products than ever before. As the Internet continues to grow as the first stop in a consumer’s path to completing a purchase, multichannel retailers need new ways to extend their …

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In Ecommerce, Retail

November 10, 2004




Financial Reports: School Specialty, Collegiate Pacific

Sales, Income Up at School Specialty Fiscal second-quarter revenue for Greenville, WI-based School Specialty (Nasdaq: SCHS) rose 8%, to $361.5 million for the three months ended Oct. 23. Net income increased 2%, to $30.6 million. Excluding a $1.7 million restructuring charge relating to the closure of …

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June 11, 2014




Alibaba Group Inks Agreement to Embrace Italian Businesses on Tmall

U.S. retailers looking to sell to consumers in China via Tmall face a little more competition.

Alibaba Group and the Government of Italy signed an agreement on Wednesday to make it easier and faster for Italian businesses to open …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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June 12, 2014




Sports Endeavors Teams Up with Moxie to Engage Global Sports Fans

Moxie Software announced that Sports Endeavors, Inc., the world’s largest soccer specialty retailer, has selected Moxie to engage fans across the entire customer journey, supporting them with sales and service inquires. Sports Endeavors is a retail market leader selling …

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In Ecommerce, Global

June 12, 2014




Shopatron Says It’s First to Offer Freemium Solution for Inventory Lookup at IRCE

Cloud-based inventory management provider Shopatron has introduced Inventory Lookup, a new freemium solution that will allow retailers and merchants to make their entire inventory visible online to consumers while providing analytics to improve in-store operations, stocking, merchandising and product marketing. …

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June 12, 2014




Retailers Need to be Concerned About Global

U.S.-based retailers may see that International sales are making up less than 5% of their growth, and decide it’s not worth investing time and energy into global ecommerce. But Ken Burke, founder, chairman and CEO of ecommerce platform MarketLive, …

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In Ecommerce, Global

June 12, 2014




Feefo Vows to Shake Up U.S. Customer Reviews Market and Stop the False Reviews

Feefo Vows to Shake Up US Customer Reviews Market and Stop the False Reviews “Rot” (via PR Newswire)
LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — UK-based ratings and reviews provider Feefo is building a team dedicated to the American market to expand its …

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August 13, 2014




Amazon Payments Unveils a Mobile POS Solution

Mom-and-pop-stores, Amazon wants to help you help you help your customers… and find out how they shop in your bricks-and-mortar world.

Amazon.com today announced Amazon Local Register, a mobile POS solution that allows merchants to accept credit and debit …

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In Ecommerce, News

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June 10, 2014




Retailers Need to Prepare for Dimensional Weight Pricing

The days of small packages delivered in enormous boxes will soon be over. Starting Jan. 1, FedEx Ground will apply dimensional weight pricing to all shipments. And there’s significant reason to believe other shippers will follow suit.

At IRCE 2014, CHAINalytics Vice …

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