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FedEx Enters Partnership to Expand Ecommerce Platform

April 27, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

FedEx and Adobe have entered a multi-year collaboration that will begin with the integration of Adobe Commerce with ShopRunner, an ecommerce platform and subsidiary of FedEx Services. The integration will give Adobe merchants access to FedEx post-purchase logistics intelligence that […]


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How the pandemic changed retail supply chains

April 26, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

It became clear early on in the pandemic that e-commerce would emerge as a rare bright spot from the crisis. With the general guidance being to stay home, consumers frequently chose one of two options when they needed something: consolidating […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Don’t make it free, don’t make it easy: How retailers can support sustainable returns

April 19, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Returns may be primed for change. Returns have always played a part in retail operations, as companies strive to make them painless in the name of customer service. The pandemic has sped everything up, though, including e-commerce, which heavily contributed […]


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Target tests new method to deliver packages faster

April 15, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Target is ramping up its shipping game following a fiscal year that saw digital fulfillment services grow three-digit percentage points. The new method begins with store employees packaging items for delivery, and then a Target trailer will bring the packages […]


Suppliers

Multi-channel retailers can achieve perfect supply chain goals

April 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Since the advent of e-commerce retailers have continued to adapt their supply chain strategies to meet the demands of selling in a wide range of environments. Product returns from impulse buys done directly on social media may be higher than […]


News & Trends, Suppliers

US propose damaging new export tariffs in retaliation to UK’s Digital Service Tax

March 31, 2021

Via: Charged

President Biden has announced plans to place tariffs on select UK goods travelling across the Atlantic in retaliation to the UK’s Digital Services Tax (DST). The new tariffs would mean that the US would raise $325 million (£235.8 million) on […]


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Ever Given delays to cost traders £4.4bn seeing online retailers take the brunt

March 30, 2021

Via: Charged

The Ever Given’s blockage of the Suez Canal is set to cost traders a total of £4.35 billion as experts warn ecommerce retailers will feel the effects for months to come. The 400-metre-long container ship was successfully refloated yesterday after […]


News & Trends, Suppliers

Nike Misses Revenue Mark As Covid-19 Bottlenecks Continue To Plague Retail Brands

March 19, 2021

Via: Forbes

Nike’s revenue expectations fell short in Q3 2021, with an 11% revenue decline in its North American segment due to supply chain bottlenecks caused by global container shortages and U.S. port congestion. After a full year of experiencing the pandemic’s […]


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How Retailers Can Make Effective Changes for Better Logistics Operations

March 17, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Holiday 2020 was unlike any other for ecommerce growth. In November and December, Adobe Analytics reported that online shopping grew 32.2% from 2019, totaling $188.2 billion. This massive increase put significant strains on the supply chain as well as shipping […]


News & Trends, Suppliers

How Can Retailers Work Toward Zero-Waste Delivery?

March 16, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Meeting customer expectations is often easier said than done. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, where consumers have been doing more online shopping than ever before, meeting those expectations means incorporating a smooth home delivery experience with sustainability in mind. Online […]