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.

Logistics Viewpoints - One of the top executives at a US retailer with over 100 stores recently said “We were so far behind (in omnichannel), we were actually ahead.” The executive spoke at enVista’s user conference -FUEL – in Scottsdale Arizona the last week in September. Omni-channel is an initiative by brick and mortar retailers to better integrate their stores...

Forbes - One of the top executives at a US retailer with over 100 stores recently said “We were so far behind (in omnichannel), we were actually ahead.” The executive spoke at enVista’s user conference -FUEL - in Scottsdale Arizona the last week in September. Omni-channel is an initiative by brick and mortar retailers to better integrate their stores...

Forbes - Consumers have long detested spending precious time in the grocery store on a weekly, or even daily, basis. The desire for greater convenience is driving significant growth in online grocery demand. With increased online grocery options from many national and regional chains, and in response to mounting consumer expectations, traditional grocery retailers are expanding their omnichannel capabilities...

The Packer - There is no disputing that e-commerce sales of groceries are expanding, but one supply chain consultant says retailers face several challenges as click-and-collect and home delivery sales expand.