PARCEL Magazine - Navigating the transportation software market is often difficult because there are thousands of companies marketing themselves as Transportation Management System (TMS) providers. In addition to the number of providers out there, it can be hard to nail down the very definition of a TMS and what functional and technical capabilities are required to support the business case.
Freight Business Journal - Time was when time was money. But with e-commerce and the tightening supply chain compressing time into a final mile, the big money nowadays is in big data - or, as Garry Oswald puts it, "The top trend today in freight audit and payment is data, data, data."
Luxury Daily - Italian fashion label Gucci is experimenting with new bricks-and-mortar experiences through an ongoing pop-up initiative designed to give the brand a presence in more global cities.
Glossy - Last week, Zac Posen announced the shuttering of his company House of Z — including Zac Posen, affordable handbag line ZAC Zac Posen and Saks-exclusive contemporary brand Z Spoke — citing the difficulty of the current fashion market and his inability to find a partner that could help bring the brand to a more sustainable level of...
RIS News - Grocers have embraced an accelerated transformative pace that is powered by innovative technologies and an urgency to satisfy the needs of demanding customers. In today fast-moving retail environment, change is the only constant, and leading grocers are taking proactive moves to leap ahead of competitors and meet rising shopper expectations. This shift in the pace of change has...
Forbes - Since 2015, b8ta has enabled direct-to-consumer tech brands and gadget vendors with a minimal retail presence to get their products into the hands of customers that might not otherwise run across them. Now the “retail-as-a-service” platform is launching a new concept that aims to do for fashion and lifestyle brands what it has done for consumer technology.
FreightWaves - Anyone who works in the parcel delivery business knows that life holds three certainties – death, taxes, and UPS Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) moving in lockstep on almost everything. The first two are immutable. The third one, though, perhaps not so much.
Luxury Daily - Department store chain Nordstrom is bringing its brand to New Yorkers with the opening of its flagship store in the largest U.S. luxury market.