Case Study: Reduce Inventory & Support Warehouse Consolidation Goals

QUICK FACTS Consolidated three returns warehouses to one Reduced inventory cycle from 40 days to 17 8,000+ new buyers Challenge As part of its restructuring efforts, a leading integrated retailer needed to consolidate three returns warehouses to one. With pressure…

May 17 2019 · 2 min read

GameStop Increases Buyer Base and Sales Cycle for Trade-in Mobile Phones – Case Study

Challenge GameStop was selling large volumes of previously traded-in mobile phones via negotiated prices to a small group of buyers. As its mobile trade-in business grew, it became clear a more scalable solution was needed. Solution To achieve GameStop’s goals—increase…

Jun 15 2018 · 1 min read

Case Study: Building a Scalable B2B Marketplace Solution

One of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor was experiencing a higher volume of customer returns and other excess inventory due to explosive growth in sales. The inventory – consisting mostly of truckload-size quantities of home…

Feb 02 2018 · 2 min read

The Case for a Chief Returns Officer

The retail industry is currently experiencing a 40% consumer returns rate when it comes to e-commerce. What’s more, new research shows that a staggering 89% of consumers report they have returned at least one online purchase within the past 3…

Aug 22 2019 · 3 min read

Retail Doom, or a Chance to Bloom?

Over the past decade, retail has seen a significant shift. With the emergence and hyper growth of ecommerce, brick-and-mortar has struggled—and traditional retailers are being forced to regroup in order to recapture gains and prevent further loss.  Labeled an agent…

Feb 18 2020 · 2 min read

In 2020, Retailers Need to Run Lean and Mean

Last year, retail store closures surpassed the 9,000 mark—surpassing 2018 by nearly 60%. The fact is that retailers ARE opening new locations, but the closings are outpacing openings at a rate of 2 to 1, and the industry will continue…

Jan 14 2020 · 3 min read

We’ve got 2020 Vision on the Mobile Market, and it’s Growing to $355 Billion

The number of smartphones being used around the world is estimated to hit 6 billion by 2021, with expected revenue of $355 billion by the end of 2020. It’s official! Cell phones have replaced the PC as the most important…

Jan 03 2020 · 4 min read

Brace Yourselves: Returns are Coming

‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the land, Came the millions of shoppers, returns in their hands. Ah, the holidays. A time of snowstorms, blowing budgets and shopping, shopping, SHOPPING. If Santa were real, he’d surely need to…

Dec 27 2019 · 3 min read

5 Things to Keep in Mind When it Comes to 5G

Over the past several years, new mobile phones have seen a steady decline in sales. As devices offer less for more, consumers are refusing to fork out more money for limited improvements and features, opting to keep their phones until…

Dec 12 2019 · 3 min read

Is it the End of Retail as We Know It?

This holiday season so far has seen record-breaking purchases, but a wave of store closures is still underway as digital claims more terrain in shopping. With stores like Payless shuttering 2,300 locations just last year—and Walgreens, H&M, and Charlotte Russe…

Dec 10 2019 · 3 min read