Amazon recently announced they are launching a program called Amazon Key.
This year, Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. That’s a big problem for retailers.
Last week United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) announced new holiday-season surcharges on packages delivered during peak times.
If you haven’t noticed the impact eCommerce has been having on retail in the past couple of years, then you might be living under a rock… in the deepest trench of the Pacific Ocean.
Anyone who has tried to sell on Amazon knows it is not as easy as it looks. You have to determine which products will sell best, what the pricing should be, and what kind of shipping you want to provide.
Technology has always played a very important role in retail, both in helping to deliver better customer experiences as well as in driving greater operational efficiencies from within the business.
It’s January, so that means after all the Christmas returns are handled and your store has been put to rights again, it’s time to do your physical inventory and figure out exactly where you are in real time vis-a-vis your merchandise stock.
Many companies view shipping the same way they might look at utilities or phone service: a necessary evil, a cost of doing business.
It is said that words often have the power to move mountains—figuratively speaking.
Gone are the days when an eTailer must review, license, learn, maintain, upgrade and log into multiple systems to be able to accomplish all the tasks necessary to manage the business.