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  • JD Sports acquires Hibbett Inc. for $1.1 billion
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    British sports apparel retailer JD Sports announced it will acquire U.S. sports apparel retail chain Hibbett for $1.1 billion. JD Sports acquired all of Hibbett’s outstanding shares for $87.50 each, which was a 21% premium of the brand’s last closing price and a 29% premium to the 120-trading day volume weighted average price. The acquisition […]

  • Electronics retailers: Marketplaces dominate sales
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    Despite the traditional preference for physical stores, consumers are increasingly turning to third-party marketplaces for their electronics purchases, drawn by the allure of affordability and convenience, according to a recent report from PYMNTS Intelligence. Based on insights from over 3,500 U.S. consumers, the report highlights the dominance of online marketplaces, which captured 39% of electronic […]

  • Product Personalization By 3PLs Becomes A Competitive Advantage For Brands
    Product Personalization By 3PLs Becomes A Competitive Advantage For Brands
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    The Nuances of Defining Ecommerce Personalization

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  • 2024 State of the Retail Consumer
    2024 State of the Retail Consumer
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    Consumers speak and retailers listen: It’s how it has always been. Outside influences, innovations and shifts in attitudes result in new behaviors, preferences and novel trends. 2023 breathed new life into the economy and consumer spending and sentiment went up. Omnichannel commerce solidified its position as the go-to retail approach. Now as we enter 2024, retailers must look at how the economy, consumer finances and feelings will shape behaviors, trends and strategies for the coming year.

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  • Streamlining Commerce Operations with a Dedicated Fulfillment Site Takeover
    Streamlining Commerce Operations with a Dedicated Fulfillment Site Takeover
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    While dedicated fulfillment offers benefits, brands can become overinvested, draining resources, and pulling focus from core operations. They must handle high return volumes, inventory management, shipping costs fluctuations, labor shortages, changing regulations and more. When the costs outweigh the benefits, they seek a better solution. In a “dedicated fulfillment site takeover,” a 3PL assumes control and management of a retailer’s distribution site(s), helping brands reduce the risks.

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