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November 2016

Why Now is the Time to Review Your Delivery Carrier Agreements

By |November 18th, 2016|

Just as the chaos from the holiday shopping season begins to settle down, e-retailers will find themselves confronting a new challenge – shipping rate and fee structure changes from the major carriers. UPS and FedEx have announced their shipping rates will rise an average of 4.9% for 2017. According to a 2015 Internet Retailer survey, more […]

There’s a Holiday Party on Your Site and Everyone’s Invited!

By |November 12th, 2016|

It’s almost hard to remember the last time there wasn’t a significant year-over-year increases in online holiday sales. In keeping with holiday tradition, we’re going to see records fall again this year, but with one major milestone to boot. According to Deloitte’s 31st Annual Holiday Survey on consumer spending intentions and trends, this will be the […]

October 2016

The Demise of Black Friday

By |October 28th, 2016|

Historically, Black Friday has always been the biggest retail sales day of the year. It’s the one day where retailers’ financials can almost instantly go from red to black, and for many consumers, waking up at dawn, standing in long lines and fighting off other shoppers for doorbuster deals is a longstanding Thanksgiving tradition. Black Friday […]

Don’t Lose Repeat Buyers Due to Slow Returns

By |October 25th, 2016|

A key objective for retailers is to turn customers into repeat buyers and, according to the results from a Bizrate Insights study conducted earlier this month, it appears that the secret to repeat success may lie in returns processing. This may not come as much of a surprise, but seeing the stats laid out in […]

Life of a Growing E-Tailer: When to Outsource Fulfillment

By |October 11th, 2016|

Building an online retail operation from the ground up is challenging but rewarding, and every day is full of big decisions that will influence growth and success. Perhaps one of the biggest turning-points for a growing e-tailer is the decision to outsource fulfillment. Going from storing and shipping items from your home or office, to a […]

Newgistics’ Tacit Knowledge Named a Multichannel Merchant Top Commerce Platform for 2017

By |October 6th, 2016|

AUSTIN, Texas – October 6, 2016 – Tacit Knowledge, a Newgistics company, today announced that it has been named a Multichannel Merchant Top Commerce Platform for 2017, part of a list of leading commerce platform providers selected by the editors of Multichannel Merchant. Tacit Knowledge has a long track record of implementing sophisticated eCommerce sites […]

What Consumer Mobile App Usage Means for Retailers

By |October 3rd, 2016|

It’s no secret that mobile device use is rapidly on the rise, but did you know that consumers are now spending a whopping 75 percent of their online time (that’s three out of every four minutes) on mobile devices? comScore takes a look at this and more in its 2016 U.S. Mobile App Report, which […]

September 2016

eMarketer Shares What to Expect this Holiday Season

By |September 14th, 2016|

Last week, eMarketer hosted a webinar to share the firm’s online holiday shopping forecast and trends for the 2016 season. While overall U.S. retail sales will grow by a tepid 3.1 percent during the 2016 holiday season, retail ecommerce sales will continue to skyrocket, with an estimated growth rate of 17.2 percent. This represents a […]

Deck the Halls for Fall: It’s Holiday eCommerce Ramp-up Time!

By |September 12th, 2016|

Labor Day has come and gone, the days are getting shorter and in the retail world, it’s time to get down to business and ensure you’re ready for the peak Holiday eCommerce season. There’s a lot to get done, but it’s a good time to take a step back, look at the big picture and […]

August 2016

Don’t Resist the Technology Revolution: Embrace Self-Driving Commerce

By |August 26th, 2016|

Retail analyst Walter Loeb published an article in Forbes recently on the future of retailing that got us thinking. Loeb’s main point is that the retail industry is changing and the customer is now in charge. Retailers that fail to accept and adapt to this paradigm shift will likely not survive. Another element of survival according […]