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Why Dynamic Pricing is the New Standard in E-Commerce

Angelica Valentine January 7, 2015

Dynamic pricing is a topic that's been getting a lot of attention lately. It's come a long way since it publicly debuted in the...

Holiday Shopping Boosts U.S. Retail Sales

Survey: 65 Percent of Customers Still Have Holiday Shopping to Do December 12, 2014

U.S. retail sales perked up in November, as cheaper gas and an improving job market fueled a promising start to the holiday shopping season. Retail...

Wal-Mart Stores Are Now Price Matching Amazon

Wal-Mart_logo_2 November 14, 2014

Black Friday is exactly two weeks away and the holiday season is just around the corner, which is causing the competition between retailers to intensify....

Chico's Gains Inventory Visibility With RFID

Chico's October 21, 2014

With a strong focus on in-store innovation and evolving its omnichannel retail strategy, Chico's FAS partnered with Tyco Retail Solutions, a provider of performance...

Case Study : Halloween Express Finds Success With Inventory Management Solution

Halloween Express October 2014

There are seasonal businesses and then there's Halloween Express. The retailer has an eight-week sales cycle (September through October), with 50 percent of its annual business...

Expect Retailers to Open Even Earlier This Thanksgiving

Toys 'R' Us, Holiday Season September 25, 2014

Thanksgiving could turn into a full shopping day this year, industry consultants say, as retailers debate moving up their openings and doorbuster events. While retailers...

Pier 1 CEO Says it's Been ‘In the Dumb Camp’ on Discounting

Pier 1 Imports' logo September 19, 2014

As retailers gear up for the holiday selling season, industry watchers ask the same inevitable questions. How promotional will they get? Will discounts make a...

Customers Outraged After Hudson's Bay Cancels Discounted Online Orders

Hudson's Bay Co. September 12, 2014

Customers are angry at Hudson's Bay after the company cancelled some of their online orders, purchased at a deep discount by combining multiple rebate codes....

Amazon Takes on Disney’s Superheroes in Online Fight

Amazon logo August 11, 2014 is taking on Walt Disney Co. and its superheroes in a quest to gain more control over pricing online. Amazon blocked pre-orders of Disney's...

3 Tips for an Improved Holiday Supply Chain

Alex Paskoff, Ingram Micro Mobility August 11, 2014

With the holiday season accounting for 20 percent to 40 percent of a retailer's annual sales, the 26 days between Black Friday and Christmas...