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Prime Day Deliveries Were A Triumph of Human and Robot Collaboration
Amazon.com Inc. sold more than 175 million products across the globe during its 48-hour Prime Day sales event a few weeks ago. Most of those qualified for free 2 day delivery, so the company’s warehouse staff had to be faster and more efficient than ever. The key to success? Human/robot collaboration to get millions of products out on time. Read More
eBay Unveils Plans for Managed Delivery Service
Starting in early 2020, eBay will be offering its sellers a service similar to Amazon.com’s Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) service, eBay’s offering, called Managed Delivery, will allow merchants to rent space in warehouses so they can store inventory closer to customers.
Online Retail Sales Bounce Back in June to Record Strongest Growth of Year
After a disappointing May, which saw online sales suffer their worst growth on record (+1.9%), June’s results represent the strongest growth so far this year, and are well ahead of the 3-month, 6-month and 12-month rolling averages (respectively -0.5%, +5.4%, +6.9%). Read More
Report: Consumers Lukewarm on Retail AI
According to a new report from The Harris Poll consumers are not as happy with the growing trend towards AI in retail as the industry had hoped, with many actually finding it frustrating and off-putting. Read MoreKoehler Home Decor is a wholesaler of home decor accessories and unique gifts. Source quality wholesale merchandise at KoehlerHomeDecor.com and find tips for promoting your business on our blog.