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Target Supports 'Endless Aisle' Evolution With Three New Fulfillment Centers

Target Supports 'Endless Aisle' Evolution With Three New Fulfillment Centers

May 25, 2016 | Retail Success Stories

While the customer-facing e-Commerce site is vital to an omnichannel retailer's success, it is supply chain and fulfillment optimization that serve as the backbone of smooth, efficient operations. At the Manhattan Momentum conference in Orlando, Fla., Target fulfillment systems experts Elena Cowan, Director of Product Management, and Adam Wright, Senior Product Owner, discussed the retailer’s continued evolution on the back end as the customer-facing side adapted to an endless aisle offering.

Movers & Shakers

STRATACACHE Adds Jeff Griffin As EVP Of Retail Media Networks

STRATACACHE Adds Jeff Griffin As EVP Of Retail Media Networks

Digital place-based media company STRATACACHE has named Jeff Griffin its new EVP of Retail Media Networks. Griffin brings more than 25 years of experience in brand and sales management at...

Victoria’s Secret Hires Former Spanx, Nike Exec As CEO

Victoria’s Secret Hires Former Spanx, Nike Exec As CEO

L Brands subsidiary Victoria’s Secret has named Jan Singer as CEO. Singer will replace Sharen Jester Turney, who left suddenly in February 2016 after 16 years with the company, though...

To Boost Digital Abilities, Toys ‘R’ Us Names First Global CTO

To Boost Digital Abilities, Toys ‘R’ Us Names First Global CTO

Toys ‘R’ Us has named Lance Wills as its first global Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The New Jersey-based retailer added the position to its leadership team to help improve its...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Southeast Asia’s largest online fashion platform, Zalora, is selling its Thailand and Vietnam operations. Thailand’s Central Group, looking to expand its e-Commerce business, is buying the Thai business, while an...

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise, once a business unit of eBay, has completed its merger with global e-Commerce company Innotrac to form a new privately held company named Radial. Radial, primarily composed of former...

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Customer Retention Cloud provider Sailthru has acquired Carnival, maker of a mobile marketing automation platform. The acquisition will allow Sailthru to give brands such as JustFab and TaskRabbit the ability...

Financial News

SuperValu Hastens Anticipated Save-A-Lot Spinoff, Amends $1.5 Billion Loan Agreement

SuperValu Hastens Anticipated Save-A-Lot Spinoff, Amends $1.5 Billion Loan Agreement

SuperValu is now one step closer to spinning off its Save-A-Lot grocery chain into a stand-alone publicly traded company. The supermarket has completed an amendment of its existing $1.5 billion secured...

Blink Inc. Raises $3.6 Million To Expand Affordable Omnichannel Photo Studios

Blink Inc. Raises $3.6 Million To Expand Affordable Omnichannel Photo Studios

Blink Inc., a photo shoot studio that offers affordable, professional digital photography delivered in real time, has raised $3.6 million in series A funding to accelerate expansion plans. The finance...

Department Stores Seek Answers As Q1 Results Prove Disastrous

Department Stores Seek Answers As Q1 Results Prove Disastrous

If Q1 financial earnings reports were any indication, traditional department stores had a very rough ride to start 2016. While Amazon continues to ride high off its fourth straight quarter...