Tag: fulfillment

News & Trends

As Retail Delivery Grows, Tax Authorities Look for Their Share of Revenue

June 14, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Nearly every major retailer has embraced consumer demands for quick and easy delivery. In fact, experts predict that online food delivery alone will become a $32 billion industry by 2024. The rise of delivery services has made it easier for […]


IKEA Stores to Rollout Omnichannel Fulfillment Solution

June 5, 2023

Via: RIS News

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, owner and operator of 482 IKEA stores and e-commerce in 31 counties has acquired Made4net, a global provider of cloud-based Warehouse Management System (WMS) & end-to-end supply chain execution software. The Made4net […]


Walmart e-commerce fulfillment layoffs top 600

March 30, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

With the release of more federally mandated information regarding layoffs and facilities closures, it’s clear that Walmart is downsizing a fulfillment network that not long ago was growing quickly. Last week the retail giant confirmed that it has “adjusted staffing […]


Target Introduces Larger Store Concept With More Fulfillment Space and Merchandise

November 10, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Target has introduced a larger-format store concept — nearly 150,000 square feet compared to the chain average of 130,000 square feet — that will become the retailer’s focus for new stores in the next few years. The new design, which […]


Rapid grocery delivery services facing backlash from cities

February 23, 2022

Via: Charged

Ultra-fast grocery delivery apps are facing backlash from the cities they operate in, BBC news reports. Amsterdam and Rotterdam recently banned any new “dark stores” from opening, following complaints they were causing disruption. Dark stores are distribution centres used to […]

Others, Tech

Unified commerce: the superpower to drive innovation

October 18, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

As superheroes continue to wow us with their skill, fortitude and ingenuity to protect and defend, it makes us think about the superpower click-to-brick retailers need to call on to protect their hard-won, valuable market share from competitors and the […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

How Technology Fuels Customer Experience and Brand Value

March 26, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The fundamental shift in retail toward blended digital commerce has created several hurdles for retailers still clinging to traditional blueprints. At a time when brand interactions bridge both digital and physical shopping, it is increasingly important for retailers to leverage […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Grocery Trails the Retail Industry in CX and Fulfillment. Here are 4 Ways That Will Change in 2021

March 18, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

At this time last year, declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves through the grocery industry, which ran flat out to keep up with the unexpected surge in demand. While some industry watchers predicted that the boon to online grocery […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

IKEA Open First U.S. Smaller Format Store

January 11, 2021

Via: Retail Info Systems News

IKEA Retail U.S. has opened its first store in the U.S. to boast the retailer’s new, smaller format. The new IKEA Queens, NY, store in the Rego Center shopping mall offers a full range of products across just 115,000-square-feet of […]


Retailers face operational, logistical hurdles in pandemic-driven switch to ship from store

October 21, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers scrambled to change their fulfillment operations as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the country. Stores shut down, and those left open had to figure out a way to get their inventory to online shoppers. In April, Levi’s began increasing its […]