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Fast Delivery…Even Faster

Imagine ordering an item online, and having it delivered within the hour. Sounds impossible right? Well for British luxury etailer Matchesfashion.com it’s not so impossible. During the Women’s Wear Daily Global Fashion Forum in Beijing, CEO Ulric Jerome stated that in the next 18 months one-hour delivery will be the norm in big cities. In […]

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Algorithm for Opinions

If one watches a movie or a reality show set back as little as ten years ago, about the rich and famous, one thing they had that most people don’t is a personal stylist. A personal stylist is a person that studies your personal tastes in clothing, keeps up with trends, and presents current clothes […]

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The Price Match Guarantee

We have constant access to almost everything due to the internet. We are able to tell how much a sweater is at Walmart to how much it is at J.Crew to how much it is at a small boutique in Idaho. With technology giving us access to everything, companies have become very price transparent. We […]

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Black Friday or Cyber Friday?

When looking at the past years in retail many wheels are turned by the power disruption. Technology and also the laziness of people has extinguished many traditions in the retail field, or at least replaced them. Everyone living a fast pace life is aware about how much easier it is to online shop rather than […]

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Mobile Apps: Impacting Shopping Habits

Just a few years ago, shopping was completely different. The streamlined use of mobile applications and web based shopping was not as popular, although little did we know it would gain traction and become one of the largest sectors of the retail industry. The tagline, “there is an app for that” has become a driving […]

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E-Commerce Logistics: The Evolution of Logistics and Supply Chains from Direct to Store Models to E-Commerce

E-Commerce Logistics Models In developed economies, e-commerce logistics represents the latest big driver of change in logistics and physical distribution networks, which have evolved substantially over the past 40 years or so. Currently, it remains the case that as e-commerce continues to grow, most shippers, particularly multi-channel shippers, are still only just beginning to work […]

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