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June 9, 2016




Ron Jon, Purdys Chocolatier, to Launch New Ecommerce Sites

Aptos announced at IRCE 2016 that Ron Jon Surf Shop and Purdys Chocolatier will launch new ecommerce sites with order management systems through its platforms.

Ron Jon will also leverage the integrated functionality of Aptos Enterprise Order Management to support singular …

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In Ecommerce, News

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June 6, 2016




Walmart Testing Drones for DC Inventory Management

Walmart has begun testing the use of drones in a distribution center for conducting inventory, completing in an hour what it would take two associates a month to do, according to various published reports.

While Walmart, like Amazon and Google, …

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

Ashley Stewart

June 6, 2016




Ashley Stewart Acquired by The Invus Group

Ashley Stewart, Inc today announced that an affiliate of The Invus Group LLC , in partnership with senior management, has acquired a controlling interest in the company from affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and FirePine Group, LLC. Terms were …

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In Executive, M&A and Financial

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June 6, 2016




Consumers Abandoning Shopping Carts Due to Slow Delivery Times

AUSTIN, TX – Dropoff, a same-day delivery provider, found in a recent national study of consumers’ expectations that 60% of them reported passing on a purchase from a retailer due to slow delivery times.

The study results highlight that consumers expectations …

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In customer experience, Fulfillment

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August 26, 2015




Achieving Omnichannel Visibility in the Supply Chain

In this video, Bala Ganesh, Director of Retail Marketing at UPS, talks candidly about how collaborative synchronization among all the players in the supply chain can be achieved. Quickly learn:

Why visibility in the supply chain has become so crucial …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Videos

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June 3, 2016




Staples Pilots Interactive Store Map for iPhone App

Staples today announced a new interactive store map feature available on the Staples iPhone app that will create an easier and more convenient in-store shopping experience for customers.

The Staples iPhone app (version 5.0 or higher) will help customers find products …

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In mobile, News

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August 20, 2015




How Online and Omnichannel Retail is Growing

In 2014, retail brands made great strides in optimizing the digital experience for customers. Retailers improved everything from web conversion rates to average order values.

In 2015, they are turning to personalization. This infographic by eTail shows how retailer’s priorities and technology …

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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June 1, 2016




Here Come Increased Online Shipping Costs of Patio Furniture

Ordering large-ticket items online is on the rise and will continue to grow as eMarketer expects annual double-digit growth through 2018 of furniture and home furnishings including appliances and home improvement items. In 2014, sales of these products rose an estimated 15.2%, according …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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June 1, 2016




Deckers Brands Announces Appointment of New CEO

Deckers Brands,  a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, announced that Dave Powers succeeds Angel Martinez as CEO of Deckers Brands following Martinez’s retirement in May.  Martinez will continue to serve as Chairman …

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In Executive, Must Reads

warehouse, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment

June 1, 2016




13 Questions to Consider When Weighing a New Distribution Center

When we start a consulting assignment to select a new distribution center, I can’t tell you how many times the client starts with, “Let’s start looking at buildings. What will new space cost? How quickly can we move …

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