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5 Ways to Optimize Your Warehouse (Just Like Amazon!)

5 Ways to Optimize Your Warehouse (Just Like Amazon!) You could say operating 1,137 facilities makes Amazon a bit of an expert in warehouse optimization.  With most of these buildings averaging at least 600,000 square feet, Amazon had to create their own functioning warehouse networks to operate at [...]

2022-09-19T14:10:30+00:00

The Myth of Free Shipping: How It Really Costs Retailers Money

The Myth of Free Shipping: How It Really Costs Retailers Money We love free shipping. It’s practically synonymous with online retail nowadays. And shoppers don’t just desire the option at checkout; they expect it.  66% want free shipping on all orders while 88% expect it when their order [...]

2022-07-27T18:45:16+00:00

Mistakes Retail Companies Make with Returns

Mistakes Retail Companies Make with Returns Returns are an inevitable part of the retail industry. And 2021 saw them increase to a record breaking $761 billion, up 78% from the previous year!  And with ecommerce only continuing to climb year after year, it stands to reason that [...]

2022-03-15T14:09:35+00:00

How Bracketing Changed the Retail Returns Landscape

How Bracketing Changed the Retail Returns Landscape I’ve made plenty of online returns in the last decade: the material didn’t feel right, the fit was all wrong, do I even remember putting those jeans in my cart? It’s easy to get carried away with ecommerce, and most [...]

2022-03-15T14:44:10+00:00

Return to Sender: A 2021 Guide to Holiday Returns

Return to Sender: A 2021 Guide to Holiday Returns  It happens every holiday: you open a gift and it’s not what you wanted. Or you have three more just like it at home.  Whatever the case, it’s a done deal that the item will be returned, by [...]

2022-09-23T14:52:22+00:00

‘Tis The Season: 2021 Holiday Online Shipping Guide

'Tis the Season: 2021 Holiday Online Shipping Guide  When it comes to the holidays, there are two types of shoppers who emerge every year: those who start early and those who wait until the last minute.  No matter where you fall on that list, we can all agree [...]

2022-09-23T14:52:57+00:00

QR Codes: A Way to Analyze Consumer Behavior

QR Codes: A Way to Analyze Consumer Behavior  It’s quite the comeback story.  QR codes, short for quick response codes, were first utilized in the mid-90s by the automotive industry to track vehicles during their manufacturing process. Then in the early and mid-2000s, they made the leap [...]

2022-04-06T19:10:14+00:00

Shipping Solutions for eCommerce Platforms

Shipping Solutions for eCommerce Platforms  If you are an online seller, you know that shipping is a crucial part of your business. How quickly and efficiently your packages get from your address to their final destination is a key element in any eCommerce market.  One way to [...]

2022-09-15T14:12:06+00:00