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The Post Digital Transformation Age: Standing Out From Sameness

| Rajesh Midha

Advancements most brands have made during the pandemic brought the digital transformation era to a close. Now, we are swiftly entering the post-digital transformation age. Brands will need to do much more than simply provide interactions and interfaces if they are to lock in customer loyalty.

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project44 Acquires Convey, Gains Last Mile Strength

| Mike O'Brien

project44 has acquired Convey for $255 million to create an end-to-end supply chain visibility solution, marrying up the latter’s expertise in last mile to complement its focus up the chain in first and middle mile and all modes of freight, in both B2B and direct-to-consumer realms.

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Customer Service: 3 Golden Rules for 2021

| Greg Hanover

Delivering a prime customer service experience is not just about having enough staff or responding in a timely and efficient manner. Customers have options, and in order to keep customers in your corner, you have to ensure that the customer service team is not only strong, but supported, informed, and experienced.

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The Future of Ecommerce Personalization is Context-Based

| Ofer Fryman

The traditional approach to personalized product recommendations will almost certainly miss the mark for customers and deliver weak business results. The true measure of effective personalization will be your ability to understand someone’s current contexts, and deliver exactly what they’re looking for in the moment of need.

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Rolling With the Changes, Meeting New Demand at Tractor Supply

| Mike O'Brien

As the pandemic settled in, many were looking to escape urban environs and get back to the land. Letitia Webster, Tractor Supply’s SVP of ecommerce, omnichannel and MDM, and a keynote at Ecommerce Operations Summit (Aug. 17-18, Nashville) talks about how her team met this new demand and improved processes along the way.

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ShipBob Raises $200M, Joins Growing Unicorn Club

| Mike O'Brien

ShipBob, a provider of software and services to optimize shipping for ecommerce companies, has raised $200 million in a new funding round, pushing its valuation over the $1 billion mark in a crowded unicorn field as it looks to expand globally and support customers as they add new channels.

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Ecommerce Operations Summit Strikes the Right Notes in Music City

| Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce Operations Summit 2021 is back live, at the Gaylord Opreyland in Nashville on Aug. 17-18, and the team at Multichannel Merchant has a great event on tap to help operations and fulfillment professionals keep on top of key industry trends and address the challenges of a disruptive time. Read on for some program highlights.

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Customer Experience: Prepping for The Next Normal

| Chuck Koskovich

Most retailers reacted swiftly during the pandemic, creating an online presence or enhancing an existing one. Now many of them are wondering how to stay relevant and competitive in the “next normal.” How can you seamlessly blend the digital and in-person experience to offer the best possible customer experience? Here are some tips.