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Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Report highlights impacts of nearshoring, on-demand packaging and a rising domestic economy.
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.
Early reports fall short of projections, but the final verdict is yet to come.
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
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
Saturday, November 01, 2014
To help manage the demands of e-commerce fulfillment, consider creating right-sized secondary packaging on-demand.
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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Monday, October 20, 2014
The acquisition of QuantiSense will extend Epicor's position as a leading provider of extended omni-channel solutions for midsize and large retail chains.