All CEOs of 14 North American 3PLs say their companies were profitable in 2015 and believe the regional 3PL industry had also been profitable for the year. Moreover, each sees the bottom line continuing to be positive over the next three years.
Electronics OEMs are leading the charge in e-commerce with electronic goods expected to be one of the fastest-growing sectors. Even as they buy products online for home, these same individuals want to make buys for their organization as well.
Shoppers are demanding a seamless experience across all brand channels, both on- and offline, but retailers – particularly in apparel - are struggling to move at the speed their consumers want and need.
It may not be widely recognized as such just yet, but digital technology is probably one of the best things to happen to luxury brands in a long time.
Retailers should see a modest uptick in holiday sales this year. But the news isn't all positive for big chains or even major online retailers.
Complete integration of business-critical technologies is a major driver for success in omnichannel retail and overall retail performance, but nearly half of respondents to a recent report say their technology isn't up to the job.
The assembly line at Feetz has 100 humming 3-D printers. Their sole purpose is to make shoes.
In trying to be the world's largest e-tailer by offering almost anything, Amazon has attracted a dedicated group of thieves and resellers trying to slip through the holes in Amazon's bureaucracy.
When you're in a changing room, if you're lucky there's a clerk nearby who'll grab another size for you if an item doesn't fit - while you stand waiting in your underwear, of course.
First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?
Amazon.com Inc. is speeding the delivery of USB cables, smartphone screen protectors, cosmetics and other small, flat items in its continuing push against rival marketplaces that help overseas manufacturers and suppliers sell directly to U.S. shoppers.
The boom in e-commerce is a global phenomenon, but each country has its own unique requirements for ensuring the smooth flow of shipments to the buyer.
Due to changing lifestyles and disposable incomes, the global jewelry market continues to rise, with much of that growth being driven by the move to e-commerce. The world's jewelry market is projected to surpass $257bn in 2017 and grow at a compound annual growth of five percent over the next few...
In August, Walmart announced that it would acquire Jet.com for $3.3bn. The merger may put Walmart in a better position to go up against e-tailing behemoth Amazon, and possibly even strengthen the former's footing in the business-to-business e-commerce space in the future.
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