INTERNATIONAL EDITION: How to Choose a 3PL Partner for Your U.S. Launch

Posted by Jon Dix on Thu, Jul 16. 2015 @ 11:07 AM

A recent Financial Times article proclaimed Europe to be at the heart of fashion innovation, citing the March takeover of UK-based Net-a-Porter by Italian retailer YOOX as a prime example. Certainly, Europe’s renowned design schools, legacy brands and manufacturing roots are strongly appealing to successful retailers and fashion tech startups alike. It’s all making for an interesting scenario in which many e-commerce entrepreneurs in the fashion space are now basing their operations overseas in order to effectively build business, while looking to launch and ship in the U.S. market.

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Topics: order presentation, fulfillment distribution center, fashion and apparel fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, ADAY, Zara, Third party Fulfillment

Speedy Online Shipping Boosts Sales for Zara and Inditex

Posted by Jon Dix on Thu, Jun 19. 2014 @ 13:06 PM

On this week's must-read list: Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Kyle Stock's piece on how increasingly fast order turnaround times have led to an uptick in sales for retail giant Inditex.

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Topics: Businessweek, e-commerce fulfillment, Zara