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Amazon.com An Amazon.com package sits in a UPS truck in Palo Alto, Calif. As of 2014, the company is the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerceSmart Spending Avoiding Amazon, Palo Alto, USA

Technology

Survey: Under Growing Shadow of Amazon, Manufacturers Take on ‘Role of a Retailer’

The 2018 Intelligent Manufacturing survey conducted by JDA Software also revealed a commitment to technology investments.

clock April 5, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Think Tank: Beyond the Box

Jim Fosina, founder and chief executive officer of Fosina Marketing Group, explains.

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Business Features

Think Tank: Consumer Data, Stranger, Danger and the Dark Web

Yana Zaidiner, chief operating officer of Token, offers four tips for reducing exposure to online fraud.

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Financial

Zalando Targets Strong Sales Growth and Ongoing Investments in 2018

Online giant ended 2017 with a 23.4 percent sales gain, but continued investments pressured net profit and operating margins.

clock March 1, 2018Melissa Drier

Wall Street analysts expect fewer store closures this year.

Business Features

Retail Analysts See More Store Closings on Horizon, But Improved Inventories

Alix Partners managing directors David Bassuk and Joel Bines share their predictions for 2018.

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Holiday shoppers in New York City.

Business Features

Retail Market Remains Challenging, Despite Strong Sales

Stores closures are expected to continue, but retail sales are poised to gain this year.

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Retail

UPS Plans Operations Center in North America Borderplex

The facility will add 153,000 square feet of operating capacity to the carrier.

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Retail

Amid Robust Online Sales Growth, a Dark Side Emerges

Optoro estimates that 5 billion pounds of waste is generated by returned products.

clock January 5, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Amazon.com An Amazon.com package sits in a UPS truck in Palo Alto, Calif. As of 2014, the company is the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerceSmart Spending Avoiding Amazon, Palo Alto, USA

Financial

Amazon Shares Peak as Web Giant Dominates Online Sales

One Click Retail estimates Amazon captured 44 percent of all online shopping last year, aided by beauty and apparel.

clock January 3, 2018Kali Hays

The Canada Goose store in Soho.

Fashion Scoops

Buyer, Beware: Canada Goose Warns Against Fake Parkas

Poor patch stitchings and scraggly fur are telltale signs of a fake.

clock January 3, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Holiday shoppers in New York City.

Retail

As Weekly Sales Plunge, Retail Sector Shines for Investors

Strong fundamentals has the retail sector well-positioned this year.

clock January 3, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Retail

Direct Traffic Rules Global E-commerce — Especially in Fashion

Data from SEMrush revealed global traffic patterns as well as the success of online branding.

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More online shopping is done over holiday than at any other time of the year.

Business Features

As Online Spending Grows, Gross Margins Suffer

Two reports showed how consumers are spending this season.

clock December 22, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

As Shoppers Seek Better Experiences, Woo Them With Loyalty Programs

Anthony Bruce, chief executive officer of Applied Predictive Technologies, shares tactics to help retailers and brands succeed.

clock December 19, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

Mastercard Data Shows ‘Robust’ Holiday Sales

Online sales so far is showing a year-over-year gain of 16.3 percent.

clock December 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Looking Ahead to Amazon's First-Quarter Earnings

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