Streamlining operations with waveless picking

Retail Technology Review

By Eric Lamphier, Senior Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates. Modern supply chain and logistics professionals are grappling with the most challenging environment that they have ever faced, especially as one focuses to end point of retail commerce and consumption. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues

Telecom Operators Deliver Insights Services — With Network And Subscriber Data

Forrester eCommerce

A few years ago, I met with an incumbent telecom provider in Europe, and they came across as being from “the old country.” I asked about their data strategy, and they were horrified at the thought of doing anything other than securing and protecting their data assets.

Customer Service Operations Rest On Mature Technologies, But Emerging Ones Add Differentiation

Forrester eCommerce

Great customer service helps control costs as companies squeeze out operational efficiencies. It also fuels sustainable top-line revenue growth by providing differentiated experiences that keep customers loyal to your brand. We just finished assessing 20 of the most important technologies in the customer service in terms of their maturity and business value. Here are some […]. case management customer experience customer relationship management (CRM) customer service solutions

7 Amazon Specialists to Automate Your Operations

ecomdash

Bringing on specialists can help you streamline the processes and automate your operations. The post 7 Amazon Specialists to Automate Your Operations appeared first on ecomdash.

Operations Strategy: A Recipe for Fulfillment Success

PFS

It’s the same recipe for operations strategy success that we keep hearing about in the eCommerce world. How can you satisfy the quick-shipping shoppers and create a cost-effective operations strategy for distribution?

Retail’s New Hierarchy Of Needs: Transforming Your Operation To Meet The Needs Of Retail 2.0

Retail TouchPoints

By Jennifer Sherman, Kibo No matter which lens we look through — from consumer expectations and behaviors, to in-store technology and reliance on online sales, to fulfillment and shipping — retail has transformed.

6 Search Operator Commands To Steal Your Competition’s Ideas in Seconds

Kissmetrics

That’s because my secret weapon is Google’s search operators. And here’s why you should start using them immediately: What are search operators? Google search operators are commands and characters that you can input into your search bar that expand or limit your search.

Rakuten expands e-commerce operations in the UK

Retail Technology Review

Rakuten, the internet services provider, has significantly expanded its rewards programme in the UK

The Challenges of Operating eCommerce Subscription Businesses

Scalefast

Let’s take a more detailed look at some of the challenges businesses face when operating an eCommerce subscription at scale. While you can run a subscription service as a stand alone operation, implementing rewards and loyalty programs is a proven way to boost customer retention and increase sales. The post The Challenges of Operating eCommerce Subscription Businesses appeared first on Scalefast.

Streamline your operations with TradeGecko Payments

TradeGecko

Through selling online, wholesalers can start selling more by offering existing customers a better shopping experience to encourage brand loyalty, while saving time on managing their operations. In the face of rising costs and lower revenue, 35.6% of wholesalers are planning to increase revenue by improving their eCommerce capabilities.

The Challenges of Operating eCommerce Subscription Businesses

Scalefast

Subscription programs can strengthen customer loyalty , reduce inventory risk, increase the lifetime value of each customer and boost ROI. And consumers have learned to love them. The growth of subscription box services has been exponential over the past four years.

RetailWeek: Every Retailer Needs a New Operating Model

Dynamic Action

DynamicAction Co-Founder and Chief Scientist Michael Ross is featured in RetailWeek’s Retail Voice where he discusses the need for a new retail operating model in the digitally enabled world. The successful retailers will be the ones that recognise decision re-engineering requires a new operating model. The post RetailWeek: Every Retailer Needs a New Operating Model appeared first on DynamicAction. News Press operating model

Dynamic Yield Hires David Sasson as Chief Operating Officer

Dynamic Yield

Industry veteran, David Sasson, joins the Dynamic Yield team to support our rapid global expansion as Chief Operating Officer. The post Dynamic Yield Hires David Sasson as Chief Operating Officer appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

4 Best Practices For Managing Ecommerce Core Operations

ChannelSale

Core operations in ecommerce refer to a set of critical and indispensable functions in online business management mostly including matters like listing management, inventory control, order management, performance tracking and more.

3 inspiring merchants with a data informed strategy for growth & operations

TradeGecko

Data informed strategic planning: it’s something that many businesses strive for, yet few fully succeed at.

Make Ecommerce Operations Your Unbeatable Competitive Advantage

Etail Solutions

” Revenue… The post Make Ecommerce Operations Your Unbeatable Competitive Advantage appeared first on Etail Solutions. Making money isn’t just about selling and sales revenue, it’s all about bottom line profit. As they say in the real estate industry: “You don’t make money when you sell, you make money when you buy.” ” In ecommerce, we’d add: “you only make money when you buy and fulfill smarter than the other guy.”

Using supply chain automation to overcome operational challenges

TradeGecko

Automation is a game-changer in supply chain management. In the digital age, businesses need to optimize their workflows to maintain a competitive edge, and supply chain automation enables you to do just that. Supply chain management How to

How to Apply the 8 Lessons of Amazon Operations to Your Retail Strategy

Dynamic Action

It provides expert insights on Amazon’s approach to data, customer experience and long-term profit, with advice on how to replicate these strategies within your own operations. Amazon’s operating model is centered on the customer.

Warehouse Strategy: 5 Quick Wins to Save Time & Money in Your Ecommerce Operation

Prisync

So in this post we go through five quick wins to take control of your warehouse management and save time and money for your entire ecommerce operation. Each method has its own strengths and drawbacks, depending on the size of your operation.

Webinar - Mimicking B2C tactics to optimize your B2B operations online

TradeGecko

The global B2B eCommerce sales are predicted to reach over $6 trillion by 2020, surpassing B2C that is valued at over $3 trillion by 2020. With this in mind, it is a smart move for B2C eCommerce businesses to start thinking about how they can make the most of their eCommerce store. In order to scale quickly, B2C eCommerce businesses should start looking into how they can move into the B2B market. Business Growth eCommerce

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Dynamic Yield Hires David Sasson as Chief Operating Officer

Dynamic Yield

Industry veteran, David Sasson, joins the Dynamic Yield team to support our rapid global expansion as Chief Operating Officer. The post Dynamic Yield Hires David Sasson as Chief Operating Officer appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

Addressing warehouse operational challenges through warehouse management best practices

TradeGecko

Good warehouse inventory management is an essential part of running an efficient fulfillment process. And efficient fulfillment means being able to process more orders with fewer mistakes, leaving you to focus on improving cash flow, selling more and making your customers happier! Inventory Management Warehouse management

Operating Walmart, Amazon, eBay Stores Together? Here Are 4 Hurdles You Should Be Ready To Face

ChannelSale

On the flipside though, operational hassles in such ambitious endeavors could mount to unmanageable extent. Operation costs can rise if you are not careful –.

When Piloting Colocation, Measure Customer Impact

Forrester eCommerce

When Piloting Colocation, Measure Impact To Location, Customers, And Operations It’s been interesting to see creative real estate colocation ideas such as the recently announced pilot for ALDI in 10 Kohl’s stores.

Shopify Flow: Hop On The Operational Efficiency Train

Demac Media

Next Stop: Operational Efficiency City. From a high-level view, these functionalities can increase operational efficiencies. Client: “We have now increased operational efficiencies. The post Shopify Flow: Hop On The Operational Efficiency Train appeared first on Demac Media.

Retailer Finds Savings in Carrier Costs

Retail TouchPoints

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Top 7 KPIs Store Operators Need to Manage

Wiser

Store operators are charged with creating a positive shopping experience, and there are a number of store key performance indicators (KPIs) that all operators need to use to judge their success.

How To Ride The Technology Wave (And Not Get Swept Away)

Forrester eCommerce

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Brooklyn Bicycle Co. uses TradeGecko & Inventory Planner to streamline operations and cashflow

TradeGecko

Brooklyn Bicycle Company builds top quality bikes crafted with care, and sold at an affordable price. They take pride in their products, and in the dealers who sell them, cultivating collaboration across cities, cultures, and passions. They use TradeGecko and Inventory Planner to streamline their processes, have visibility into their inventory and build relationships with their suppliers. Case studies Inventory Management

Forty-Six Percent Of Google’s SRE Principles Apply Directly To Your Enterprise — What About The Rest?

Forrester eCommerce

data center infrastructure management (DCIM) development & operations (DevOps) infrastructure & operations IT servicesWhen Google published its Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) book — a detailed look at how it keeps production systems running — Forrester started getting a lot of questions. Should I do this in my enterprise IT shop?” “I’m I’m no unicorn — can I even do these things?” And perhaps most important: “What parts of the book are relevant?” To […].

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Is the DataOps Workbench a Thing?

Forrester eCommerce

data management cognitive scale data development data engineering data operations data ops workbench datakitchen datarobot informatica metis machine talendData ops, data engineering, data development – oh my! From new roles, teams, skills and processes, the hot topic on everyone’s mind is data ops. I started to notice the data ops emergence back in 2015 as companies began to look at agile development to spin up new data capabilities rapidly.

Building The Language Bridge Between Security and the C-Suite

Forrester eCommerce

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Unified Commerce: An Operations Director’s Top 5 Priorities

Cegid

Operations Directors have been at the forefront of the omnichannel revolution, driving strategic change while managing the day-to-day challenges of uniting digital and physical touchpoints. And once again, Operations Directors will need to be at the sharp end, leading the charge. Here are five key trends that operational decision makers will need to consider if they are looking to achieve unified commerce : Make the mind shift from omnichannel to unified commerce.

Back2Basics: Sharing B2B Marketing Best Practices With Mark Eardley Of Marklives.com

Forrester eCommerce

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CYBER SECURITY TRANSFORMATION IS A THING, AND IT NEEDS PERSONAL AND RELENTLESS DRIVE

Forrester eCommerce

age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management chief information officer (CIO) culture cybersecurity digital transformation security & risk security operations & program governanceWell, it’s happening! My first Forrester report was published this week. Forrester clients can access here). The topic? Cyber security transformation of course! It’s what I have lived and breathed for the last 3.5 years.

“That’s Not My Job”: I&O’s Role Shift When It Comes To Security

Forrester eCommerce

infrastructure & operations security & risk security analytics security automation & orchestration zero trust Automation Security & RiskIn the halcyon days of my sysadmin youth, my team was asked to perform entitlement reviews on sensitive systems. When we were asked to determine who should have access to what, my director responded in a way I would never forget: “That’s not my job.” ” It sounds snarky, but he was correct. It wasn’t our […].

Ecommerce Pricing Strategies for Success: How to Price Your Products

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Conversion Optimization Operations & Customer ServiceIn this blog post, we’re going to discuss a number of different ecommerce pricing strategies you can use to help your business succeed. The post Ecommerce Pricing Strategies for Success: How to Price Your Products appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce.

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Making Journey Maps Useful: CX Measurement Edition

Forrester eCommerce

Align operational metrics with customers’ expectations (e.g., Of course you should use journey maps to define CX metrics — it’s the only way to define outside-in CX metrics that: Capture important pain or peak points. Measure the right CX drivers.

Amazon Barcodes: How Do Barcodes Work on Amazon

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Resources & Tools Shipping & Fulfillment Operations & Customer ServiceDon't overlook the seemingly small but critically important Amazon seller requirement: Amazon Barcodes, otherwise known as UPC codes. Learn more here. The post Amazon Barcodes: How Do Barcodes Work on Amazon appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce.

10 Steps for Writing Ecommerce Product Descriptions that Generate Orders

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Operations & Customer ServiceThe product descriptions you write are the only form of communication you will have with your customers about your products and is, more often than not, the make or break feature that will generate your income. The post 10 Steps for Writing Ecommerce Product Descriptions that Generate Orders appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce.

Ecommerce burnout: are you at risk?

SellBrite

The long hours and the high stakes can make burnout a real risk, and for many sole operators, it can feel like there’s no one to turn to for help. If you move on from being a sole operator to managing staff of your own, things can get even more complex. Multi-channel Operations

7 Ecommerce Automation Hacks for Entrepreneurs & Marketers

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Conversion Optimization Operations & Customer Service7 ecommerce automation hacks you can use to make your job easier as an ecommerce entrepreneur & make your website experience more streamlined for your customers. The post 7 Ecommerce Automation Hacks for Entrepreneurs & Marketers appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce.

The Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Amazon with Amazon FBA: 2018 Edition

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Shipping & Fulfillment Operations & Customer ServiceThis guide will take you through the steps of understanding what Amazon FBA is, how it works and how you can start selling through it. The post The Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Amazon with Amazon FBA: 2018 Edition appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce.