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Three Elements of Future Stores: Customer Experience, Self-Service, Dark Store

Originally Posted @ Chain Store Age What do the Galápagos Islands and retail have in common? Evolution. Each environment is a study in evolution, constantly changing to adapt and survive. In the retail world, you don’t have to embark upon a Charles Darwin expedition...

Mastering the Reverse Logistics Supply Chain

Originally Posted at Supply & Demand Chain Executive For many retailers, COVID-19 was a wakeup call that their supply chains do not end when the product reaches their customers; they must also work in the opposite direction. August 18, 202 | Mo Cheema | Position...

Residential Contactless Preferences Extend To Package Deliveries

Originally Posted At Last Mile Logistics By Matthew Knoff, VP. Service & Fulfillment, Position Imaging Many of today’s multi-family dwellings are mixed-use complexes that include retail and office locations in the same building. Residents living in these buildings...

AIthority: Position Imaging Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status

Position Imaging, Inc, a pioneer in omnichannel logistics fulfillment and asset tracking, announced the company has attained Microsoft’s Gold-level partner competency, demonstrating a best-in-class ability and commitment to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in...

Contactless Retail; Safety Sells

Originally Posted at DC Velocity new technologies help keep office workers safe, they are also ensuring that shoppers stay healthy by dramatically reducing physical touchpoints for purchases and returns. In many ways, Americans are slow to embrace change—we are all...

Why Smart Package Rooms are the New Must-Have Apartment Amenity

Originally Posted at connect national By Mo Cheema It’s an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed consumers’ buying preferences, shifting them much higher in favor of online purchases as the mandatory quarantine took hold in the U.S....

Rethinking Your Reverse Logistics

Originally Posted at TotalRetail Soon after the holidays are over we shift from the season of giving to the period of returns. The 2021 returns period post-holidays was different from others; extended return deadlines caused a massive backlog with regards to shipping...

How Are US Home and Home-Improvement Retailers Handling Returns?

BY CORESIGHT RESEARCH WHAT'S INSIDE Handling product returns is an ongoing challenge for home and home-improvement, with new considerations as e-commerce sales in the sector accelerate. We discuss seven measures that US home and home-improvement retailers use to...