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December 11, 2015




Week in Review: Will There Be Walmart Pay Evangelists in 2016?

Mobile payments gained more traction this week when Walmart announced Walmart Pay, which is being touted as a first by a major retailer. The service will work on any iOS or Android smartphone, and honor any major payment type at …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

Damaged-Box

December 8, 2015




The ABCs of Preventing Shipping Damage, Part I

Breaking up may be hard to do. But breaking products during transit is all too easy.

According to a recent study conducted by StellaService, as many as one in ten ecommerce packages arrives damaged – a fact that shouldn’t really …

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In Blog, customer experience

big-truck

December 8, 2015




Increased Shipping Costs Continue to Affect Merchants

The rapid rise in shipping costs from the major carriers has become the new normal for ecommerce and direct-to-customer merchants, between general rate increases, various surcharges (fuel, local delivery, accessorials, etc.) and the so-called “DIM rule,” imposed in January of …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

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December 8, 2015




DSW Launches In-Store Pickup and Ship-to-Store

eBay Enterprise  an omnichannel commerce provider, announced Designer Shoe Warehouse , a footwear and accessory retailer, successfully implemented eBay Enterprise In-Store Pickup and Ship-to Store in 467 stores.

The addition of In-Store Pickup and Ship-to Store represents a major milestone in DSW’…

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In News, Omnichannel

the-week-that-was-300

December 4, 2015




Week in Review: Cyber Weekend Hits On All Cylinders

With Cyber Weekend 2015 officially in the books, ecommerce merchants should be encouraged with the results as a harbinger of the rest of the holiday shopping season, as more consumers grow comfortable with the practice and see it as an assumed …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

November 23, 2015




Dematic to Acquire Reddwerks

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced today an agreement to acquire Reddwerks Corporation, a leading innovator of Warehouse Execution Software (WES) that provides customers with …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

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November 19, 2015




Retail Operations Needs Closer Partnerships with Other Departments

Most management teams expect their departments and senior managers to be synergistic and achieve sales, profit and other goals set. However in practice are your relationships as good as they can be? Clearly at the heart of some of this …

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In Blog, Operations & Fulfillment

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November 16, 2015




Borrow B2C Website Features to Enhance Your B2B Ecommerce Site

The B2B and B2C markets operate in contrast to each other. In general, B2B buyers are more knowledgeable of the products they buy and better understand the value associated with it.

B2B buyers must also be …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

August 15, 2012




What Are Your Warehouse Management System Priorities?

A recent Aberdeen Group study listed five priorities for an effective warehouse management system: cycle counting, real-time putaway, paperless receiving, bin-level location management, and order picking with mobile devices. We asked three operations experts to find out what their priorities …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

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November 12, 2015




Most Shippers Not Prepared for Holiday Season Challenges

Most retailers are not well prepared to handle several shipping issues this holiday season, according to a new survey from shipping and fulfillment software company Temando.

The October survey polled over 200 micro, small, mid-sized and enterprise retailers about a range …

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