women in operations

Women are Making Big Strides in D-to-C Operations

| Tim Parry

Angie Stocklin has a BS, Psychology and an Ed.S, School Psychology. Pooja Agarwal has a BA in Economics and Anthropology from the University of Michigan. So what led them into the male-dominated field of direct-to-customer operations? In Multichannel Merchant’s September 2016 issue, we look at the success stories and accomplishments of Stocklin, Agarwal, and eight other female D-to-C operations executives.

Women in Operations 2016 | Christine Miller

| Tim Parry

Christine Miller has lead the Hazelton Omnichannel DC for American Eagle Outfitters. She started as distribution supervisor for American Eagle Outfitters, backstock replenishment supervisor. Read this and more about Miller and why she is part of Women in Operations 2016.

Retailers Get Creative in Peak Season Hiring in Tight Market

| Mike O'Brien

Heading into the thick of the temp hiring period for peak season, companies find themselves challenged by a tight labor market and competition for workers. See what Ascena Retail Group, American Eagle Outfitters and The Golf Warehouse are doing to address the issue.

American Eagle Seeing Benefits with Omnichannel DC

| Mike O'Brien

American Eagle Outfitters has improved performance at its omnichannel DC by pooling DTC and ecommerce inventory in an “all active” processing environment. See what benefits the company has seen in peak season and throughout the year since the facility went all-omnichannel last year.

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Alibaba Reports Singles Day Sales Up 62% to $9.3B

| Mike O'Brien

While Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba reported that Singles Day 2014 – 11.11 – the world’s largest shopping day, brought in more than $9.3 billion in sales, up 62% from 2013, the global phenomenon has yet to make a significant impact in the U.S.