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News & Trends

Retailer Secrets of Revenue Growth

May 18, 2022

Via: RIS News

Whether you strive to win a sport championship, a music competition, or a spelling bee, winning requires you to do the same thing: You must out-perform your rivals. Moving up in the annual list of the Top 100 Retailers by […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

3 Ways Subscriptions Will Help You Thrive in the E-Commerce Era, and How to Get Started

May 17, 2022

Via: RIS News

The past two years have marked a tipping point in modern commerce. Suddenly, retail businesses have found themselves struggling to keep up with a dramatic spike in demand as ecommerce sales skyrocketed. Subscription E-Commerce: Not a Passing Fad But is […]


News & Trends

Amazon faces worker demands — from shareholders

May 11, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Union organizers aren’t the only Amazon stakeholders demanding changes to its workplace policies, thanks in part to a shift in focus at the Securities and Exchange Commission. At its annual shareholders meeting later this month, Amazon will be putting forth […]


News & Trends

Amazon hit with $6B in costs as it grapples with excess labor, warehouse inefficiencies

May 4, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s growth has skyrocketed throughout the pandemic, doubling the size of its operations and nearly doubling its workforce over a two-year period. “Capacity decisions are made years in advance, and we made conscious decisions in 2020 and early 2021 to […]


Others, Tech

5 Strategies to Drive Personalization in a Cookie-Less World

May 3, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Privacy has been at the core of recent development regarding consumer data. Key legislation across the world, such as GDPR in Europe or CCPA in California, focus on ensuring consumer privacy, especially the digital footprint of consumers in the U.S. […]


Suppliers

Supply chain leaders: Lost in the fog of disruption

May 3, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

The last two years have been uncertain, complex and difficult. While many supply chain leaders have a heightened image, most have struggled to produce impressive results. In fact, the nonstop disruptions over the last two years have resulted in inefficiency, […]


Suppliers

UPS encounters unexpected drop in parcel volumes as e-commerce growth slows

April 27, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Home delivery demand skyrocketed when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, but the pace of growth has finally slowed and cooled demand for UPS’ services. E-commerce sales grew just 2.6% year over year in March, the weakest gain in more than […]


Suppliers

Why the new frontier of e-commerce is the shipping experience

April 25, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

By all accounts and measures, retailers have cause for optimism. Despite rising inflation, eCommerce sales grew 50% over the course of the pandemic, to the tune of nearly $870 billion. As this trend continues, consumers are poised to engage with […]


Suppliers

Amazon to levy 5% fuel and inflation surcharge for fulfillment services

April 14, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

After increasing hourly wages and expanding its fulfillment network last year to meet a surge in demand, Amazon said in its recent announcement to sellers that it had “expected a return to normalcy” from elevated costs in 2022 as COVID-19 […]


News & Trends

5 Best Retail Companies to Work For 2022

April 11, 2022

Via: RIS News

Competition for retail talent remains fierce, yet some companies come out on top year after year. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Fortune and Great Place to Work’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The long-running ranking gives […]