Appealing to Modern Shoppers Requires Omni-Channel Approach

E-commerce has dramatically changed the ways in which people buy products, and this, in turn, is causing a noticeable shift in brick-and-mortar stores. Many retailers are turning their shops into destinations in their own right in response to consumers’ growing preference for shopping online. For example, FAO Schwarz closed their famous Fifth Avenue store last … Read more

Omni-Channel Logistics Success Hinges on Customer Understanding

The online shopping world has been dealing with significant demographic changes in recent years. Speaking at the Omni-Channel Conference, mySupermarket Director of Brand Partnerships Mandy Critchley spoke about how demographics will affect the future market. According to Critchley, the key period between researching grocery products and buying them is generally two days, at which point … Read more

Amazon’s Strong Influence On Logistics Continues

It’s no secret that Amazon is an e-commerce heavy hitter, with its unparalleled choice of products, strong customer service, and lightning-fast delivery. Forrester Research found that the retail giant was responsible for 60 percent of the country’s online sales growth last year, so it’s no surprise that its influence can be seen in the way … Read more

Look To The Past For Clues About The Future Of 3PL

Logistics has been around for a long time, but it has never evolved quite so much in such a short span of time as it has in the past two decades. If you had any doubt about how different things can be after just 20 years, think about 1996: that was the year the first … Read more

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