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What Consumers Want in Returning Items

Today, we consider what consumers want in returning items. And this is a topic that we have studied before. Reverse Logistics: How to Improve the Retail Returns Process. UPS to Aid Retailers in Return Process. How Shoppers Use the Return Option for Online Purchases. L.L. Bean’s Dominant … Continue reading

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Will 24/7 Curbside Service Boost Nordstrom for the Holiday?

As with other department store chains, Nordstrom has been seeking out novel tactics to drum up more business. Its latest customer service approach? Adding 24/7 curbside service. Will it help Nordstrom’s holiday sales? We’ll know quite soon. According to George Anderson, … Continue reading

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Target, American Eagle Offer Free Shopping Day

For retailers such as Amazon, free shipping is a year-round strategy. Free shipping lures millions of shoppers to pay $99 per year for Amazon Prime. They get free two-day shipping, sometimes even on Sundays.   Free Shopping Day To compete, … Continue reading

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