September 17, 2015

According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Walmart is spending $200 million on a new distribution facility in Polk County, Florida that will be dedicated to fulfilling e-commerce orders.

September 15, 2015

Today’s consumer is driven by an “I want it now” mentality, yet retailers are still not prepared to deliver.

September 15, 2015

Consumers may have an “I want it now” mentality, but most retailers are still struggling to deliver on the demand.

August 26, 2015

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. is increasing its support of e-commerce with a new 743,000-sq.-ft. direct-to-consumer fulfillment center.

August 21, 2015

Texas is known for its wide open spaces, and Inc. is slowly filling them in with distribution centers.

August 14, 2015

Walmart had added to its online fulfillment capabilities.

May 27, 2015 is hiring for more than 6,000 full-time jobs across its U.S. fulfillment network to meet growing customer demand.

May 12, 2015

Cost versus customer experience: As retailers compete on customer experience throughout the omni-channel supply chain process, the type of real estate and where it is located is playing a major role. In fact, according to JLL research, seven out of 10 retailers are still shaping their omnichannel product offering and customer service commitments.

March 27, 2015

Lids Sports Group fully understands the importance of the brick-and-mortar channel when it comes to omnichannel commerce and customer experience.

February 17, 2015

Urban Outfitters Inc. plans to relocate its Trenton, South Carolina e-commerce fulfillment center to Gap, Pennsylvania.

December 2, 2014

Santa may have his elves, but has something better to help send holiday gifts on their way: a robot army. The online giant has deployed more than 15,000  robots in 10 next-generation fulfillment centers it has opened across the United States.

October 16, 2014 is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers for the 2014 holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand.

June 19, 2014

Walmart will open a new dedicated e-commerce fulfillment, in the Indianapolis suburb of Plainview.

May 9, 2014

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has secured a 743,000-sq.-ft. lease for a direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio, with E Smith Realty Partners.

March 6, 2014

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has signed a lease with Duke Realty Corp for a 743,000-sq.-ft., automated, direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio, to support its growing e-commerce operations.

February 12, 2014

Amazon said it is hiring more than 2,500 full-time workers at order-fulfillment centers across the country.

February 10, 2014

The Home Depot announced the opening of its new direct fulfillment center, in Locust Grove, Ga.

December 18, 2013

Macy’s will build a major direct-to-consumer fulfillment center near Owasso in Tulsa County, Okla., to support continued sales growth driven by Macy’s omni-channel strategy.

December 12, 2013

The Home Depot reportedly plans to invest $300 million on technology and supply chain upgrades during its fiscal year 2014, which begins in February 2014.

September 30, 2013

Macy’s, Inc. plans to hire seasonal associates for approximately 83,000 positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2013 holiday season.

July 29, 2013

Amazon said it will hire more than 5,000 full-time workers in its U.S. fulfillment centers and 2,000 customer service staff, including part-time and seasonal employees, to meet growing customer demand.

November 15, 2012

By Kiran Kumar Malathkar, Mindtree Limited

November 1, 2012

By Bill Leber, Swisslog