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  • Amazon Drops Free Shipping Threshold To $35 In Battle With Walmart’s New Policy
    Amazon Drops Free Shipping Threshold To $35 In Battle With Walmart’s New Policy

    Online retail giant Amazon has quietly dropped its free shipping threshold from $49 to $35, apparently in an effort to challenge Walmart’s new policy. Walmart announced in February that it has scrubbed its ShippingPass in favor of free two-day shipping in its battle for customers. In a conference call, Marc Lore, CEO of Walmart US eCommerce explained that as two-day shipping becomes a customer expectation, “we don’t think it’s necessary to charge a membership for it.”

Virginia Is First State To Pass Legislation Governing Delivery Robots

Virginia has become the first state to pass legislation that regulates the use of delivery robots, allowing them to operate on sidewalks and through crosswalks. The new state law will go into effect on July 1. While the new law does not require delivery robots to function within the line of sight of a human operator, it does require the operator to be able to take over in case of an issue with the robot. It also imposes a 10 mph speed limit and a 50 pound weight limit on the delivery robots.

Expediting The Investigation And Reconciliation Of Deduction Claims

Merchandise suppliers explain what information is required to quickly and efficiently identify the specific reason for a deduction and determine its validity.

How Real-Time Retail Saved Christmas

"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there."

Customer Delivery Promise Execution For Omni-Channel Retail

In today’s digitally connected environment retailers need to interact with customers on multiple channels and touch points simultaneously (or even interchangeably) to deliver seamless shopping experience. The customer expectations have also seen gamut of changes; they are agnostic to the lines dividing various channels and expect convenient delivery options like click & collect, drop shipment and delivery lockers.

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  • Supply Chain | 2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards
    Supply Chain | 2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards

    As The Paper Store (TPS) grew, management there understood that in order to maintain a high customer service level, unique and diverse assortment, and convenient fulfillment options, it would have to bring world-class technology and innovation to its supply chain processes.

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  • EDI Compliance Vendor Enablement
    EDI Compliance Vendor Enablement Organizations have a variety of EDI initiatives that impact the supply chain. These include enabling non–compliant EDI vendors, introducing new EDI documents, testing upgrades to existing EDI procedures, expanding current relationships, and more.
  • Technology Solutions For Retailers
    Technology Solutions For Retailers

    Your goal is gaining customer loyalty and driving repeat business. And to reach that goal you've got to provide a superior customer experience. Optimize the breadth and strength of logistics, and we'll help you get more flexibility, more savings, and more satisfied customers.

  • Store Fulfillment
    Store Fulfillment

    Radial Ship-from Store is a cloud-based modular solution in our Omnichannel Technology suite. Ship-from Store connects your store and eCommerce channels by exposing store inventory online and enabling your retail associates to seamlessly fulfill web-based orders.

  • Transportation And Delivery Services
    Transportation And Delivery Services

    Your goal is gaining customer loyalty and driving repeat business. And to reach that goal you've got to provide a superior customer experience. Optimize the breadth and strength of logistics, and we'll help you get more flexibility, more savings, and more satisfied customers.

  • Order Management System
    Order Management System Maximize inventory control with DiCentral’s order inventory management system. Through the synchronization of multiorder types and inventory status, DiOMS matches customer demand to supply for accurate order management.
  • Returns Services
    Returns Services

    Turn Returns into a Competitive Advantage.

    Product returns cost money--no one's disputing that. But a flexible returns policy can deliver customer satisfaction and fuel increased sales over time.

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FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY MULTIMEDIA

  • Introducing Batteries-as-a-Service
    Introducing Batteries-as-a-Service

    Listen in as IRT’s Chief Editor, Erin Harris, talks to GTS’ VP of Marketing, JR Rodrigues, about some of the next-gen ways retailers can leverage batteries to run their operations more effectively.

  • WFM In 2016: Cloud, Compliance, And Collaboration
    WFM In 2016: Cloud, Compliance, And Collaboration

    Innovative Retail Technologies’ most recent survey of retail execs finds a market ripe for the adoption of cloud-based workforce management applications, tepid confidence in workforce compliance, and increasing collaboration among HR, store ops, and associates.

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