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Study: 83% of Retail Execs Say Supply Chain Not Optimized  Jun 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.

GoECart, Bongo International Partner on Global Ecommerce Offering  Jun 19, 2014 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store  Jun 04, 2014 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.

Seven Ways to Merge the Physical and Digital with Order Management  Jun 03, 2014 12:30 PM By MCM Staff

Retailers must blend the physical and digital worlds into a seamless omnichannel experience to attract and retain today’s empowered shoppers.

Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency  Jun 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).

The Importance of Keeping the Soul in Ecommerce Shopkeeping  May 27, 2014 4:53 PM By Bernard Luthi

In ecommerce, retailers must strike a balance between operational efficiency and the human interaction that fosters consumer loyalty.

One-to-One Takes On a Whole New Meaning  May 27, 2014 2:01 PM By Ellen Shannon

For years, technology has enabled customer communication to be more personalized. Finally, one-to-one nirvana may be just around the bend.

Is Showrooming as Bad as Retailers Think?  May 27, 2014 11:16 AM By Daniela Forte

The Deloitte study reveals that connected shoppers actually convert at a 40% higher rate than people not consulting devices in store, and 22% of connected shoppers spend more as a result.

The Robots are Coming! The Robots are Coming!  May 26, 2014 8:34 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon will increase the number of robot workers in its fulfillment centers from 1,000 to 10,000. Here’s more on Amazon’s increased use of Kiva Systems’ technology, and what it will mean for its human workforce.

eBay Hacked – Users Asked to Change Passwords  May 21, 2014 4:48 PM By Tim Parry

The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ name, encrypted password, email address, physical address, phone number and date of birth. However, the database did not contain financial information or other confidential personal information.






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