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Minimum-wage increases set to raise e-commerce logistics costs
Minimum-wage increases set to raise e-commerce logistics costs
Rising minimum wages in cities and states around the country could raise the costs of e-commerce operations. In a report released recently, analysts with real-estate brokerage firm CBRE Inc. estimated a $1 increase in average hourly wages could add...
Study: Retailers gaining cybersecurity confidence
Study: Retailers gaining cybersecurity confidence
More retailers are suffering data breaches, but the industry is also feeling an increased level of capability to deal with them. According to a new study of more than 200 IT professionals from security technology provider Tripwire Inc., 33 percent of r...
Humans in retail: The importance of store associates in a digital age
Humans in retail: The importance of store associates in a digital age
Staffing stores is a huge expense for retailers—more than half of a typical retailer’s selling, general and administrative expenses, according to Bain & Co. So it’s perhaps natural that technology has been leveraged to drive that cost...
The new face of retail: Tech trends to watch for in 2016
The new face of retail: Tech trends to watch for in 2016
As technology continues to evolve, it continues to empower us. As a result, we have become more conditioned to expecting information, options, access and speed at our fingertips. And when it comes to retail and the way we shop, the expectations follow ...