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September 3, 2013




What to Consider With International Shipping

Beginning international shipping for your retail business isn’t an easy task to undertake and there are many things to consider before you decide to embark on the overseas journey. Here are four tips for merchants that are considering incorporating …

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In Global, Must Reads

Williams-Sonoma

September 3, 2013




Williams-Sonoma Sees 15.3% Increase in Direct-to-customer

Williams-Sonoma Inc. reported that its direct-to-customer net revenues increased for the second quarter to 15.3% to $478 million from $414 million in 2012, according to a press release.

The increase in revenue was primarily driven by its brands,  Pottery Barn, West Elm, PBteen  and …

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In Ecommerce, Global

November 22, 2013




Are Damaged Packages Damaging Your Brand’s Reputation?

Damaged packages–like when the box carrying that new pair of boots you’re excited to receive looks like it went through the washing machine–have a lasting negative impression on consumers. According to a new study StellaService recently conducted, customers receive …

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In Marketing, Operations & Fulfillment

August 29, 2013




Deliv Brings Same-day Delivery to Mall Shoppers

Deliv Partners with GGP to Bring Same-Day Delivery to Mall Shoppers (via PR Newswire)
Omni-Channel Retailing Brings Additional Flexibility To Mall Customers PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Deliv today announced a partnership with a subsidiary of General Growth Properties, …

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KenBurke

August 29, 2013




5 Ways to Attract the Mobile Shopper

There are different ways merchants can attract the mobile shopper, but it may take a little work. In a recent interview at IRCE 2013, Ken Burke, founder and executive chairman of Marketlive, offered 5 ways merchants can begin attracting consumers via mobile …

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In Ecommerce, Mobile

July 1, 2002




Prep School

Solve this problem: You’re planning to outsource your logistics and must find and negotiate with a third-party provider. What’s the one thing you need to make the process run smoothly? If you answered “Preparation,” you’ve scored an A. The ultimate …

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July 1, 2002




Out of School

Do you harbor a burning desire to upgrade your logistics and supply chain management knowledge base? Few of us have the spare time to go back to school, but learning while working has never been easier or more affordable than …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Shipping/Delivery

July 1, 2009




Who owns what

Many of the MCM 100 are Multititle Mailers. Here’s a Guide to Who Owns What:
1-800-FLOWERS.COM includes 1-800-Flowers.com, Ambrosia, Cheryl & Co., Fannie May, HearthSong, Magic Cabin, Plow & Hearth, The Popcorn Factory, ProblemSolvers, Wind & Weather ARISTOTLE CORP. includes …

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In Catalog, Ecommerce

February 10, 2004




Financial Reports: PC Mall, J. Jill, School Specialty, Collegiate Pacific

PC Mall Ends Year on a High Note

Torrance, CA-based computer reseller PC Mall ended 2003 with a 13% rise in annual sales, to $975.6 million from $862.8 million in 2002. What’s more, net income soared, to $3.0 million from $148,000 the previous year.
Fourth-quarter sales …

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August 27, 2013




5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year.

Here are five tips on how you can create engagement, boost …

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