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Monday, December 08, 2014

Of 500 surveyed consumers, 86% said expectations for correct and on-time delivery are higher during the holiday shopping season.
Posted on 12/08 at 09:44 AM
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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Report highlights impacts of nearshoring, on-demand packaging and a rising domestic economy.
Posted on 12/03 at 02:46 PM
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Monday, December 01, 2014

The yoga wear retailer’s new multichannel DC is speeding up time to market, streamlining e-commerce processes and reducing freight costs. Flexible automation is the key.

WMS, lights, voice and conveyors bring a new level of efficiency to lululemon athletica’s Ohio distribution center.

As we’ve been covering the last few years, the ability to design and implement a dynamic, flexible, automated distribution facility—one able to bend and respond to demand and cut freight costs—is a critical element to success in meeting the multichannel fulfillment challenge brought on by the evolution of e-commerce.
Posted on 12/01 at 05:00 PM
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Early reports fall short of projections, but the final verdict is yet to come.
Posted on 12/01 at 11:22 AM
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Friday, November 14, 2014

On the heels of a sluggish September and with the holiday shopping season officially having commenced, the retail sector received a bit of good news today, with both the National Retail Federation (NRF) and the United States Department of Commerce issuing positive retail sales data for the month of October.
Posted on 11/14 at 01:12 PM
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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.1 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in October, down 1.5 percent from September’s 58.6 and down 2.5 percent from August’s 59.6, which is the highest NMI reading since it was added to the report in January 2008.
Posted on 11/05 at 11:43 AM
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Saturday, November 01, 2014

To help manage the demands of e-commerce fulfillment, consider creating right-sized secondary packaging on-demand.
Posted on 11/01 at 11:26 AM
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MaxLite has donated more than $300,000 in products to Habitat for Humanity since 2013.
Posted on 10/28 at 03:40 PM
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