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Fashion in B2C, Patience in B2B

The other day I happened to be in London with my daughter, who had succeeded in dragging me off to the Victoria and Albert museum to look at their collection of couture through the ages. Beyond the amazing opulence of the clothes (and the masochism of their wearers), the thing that struck me most was… Continue Reading »

The Macy’s Advantage: Secrets to Same-Day Delivery, Omnichannel

Last month, Macy’s CFO Karen Hoguet explained how the company’s retail network gives it an advantage in the ever-more-crowded same-day delivery arena, as well as in omnichannel fulfillment. “I think our store footprint gives us a huge advantage, given where the Macy’s stores are located and the technology that we have built and have in… Continue Reading »

A Framework for Tech Startups to Understand Opportunities in the Retail Automotive Industry

For years we’ve shared our perspective with entrepreneurs and industry insiders on what it takes to build a successful software startup in the retail automotive industry. Now, we’ve distilled this thinking into a roadmap that we can share. We’ve even created a fancy video for those of you that don’t like pictures and long blog posts…. Continue Reading »

Same-Day Delivery Startup Deliv Gets $4.5 Million Vote of Confidence

Deliv, a Silicon Valley startup, is set to announce Monday it raised $4.5 million in a round of funding led by four of the nation’s largest mall operators, a vote of confidence for the company’s same-day delivery service. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company makes the speedy deliveries on behalf of brick-and-mortar retailers. Westfield, Simon Property GroupSPG +0.14%, MacerichMAC +0.61% and General… Continue Reading »

DeepField Report: At its peak, Twitch’s traffic quashes Amazon, Hulu, Facebook, and Pandora

More people watch video games on Twitch than people watch television and movies on Hulu and Amazon Instant Video. Data researched by Deepfield and reported by Wall Street Journal shows that Twitch drove the fourth-most peak Internet traffic last week. This is the latest addition to a constant stream of news about the video game-footage streaming service’s massive growth and influence. Its… Continue Reading »

ArborMetrix Raises $7M Series B for Health-Care Analytics Software

Brian Gormley | July 16, 2013 (c) 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc ArborMetrix Inc. has raised $7 million in Series B financing after showing that many hospitals want to use its software designed to reduce complications by helping clinicians make better decisions. ArborMetrix, formed in 2011, has signed on more than 140 hospitals. Its software… Continue Reading »