Tag: same day delivery

last mile delivery

How to minimize last mile delivery costs

Many consumers don’t realize everything that goes into delivering a purchase that they made online.  You click that buy button and, somewhere hundreds of miles away, your product is selected, wrapped, boxed and taped shut. It’s thrown down a few chutes and across conveyor belts, and prepared for shipping. There’s countless shipping employees and truck drivers and infrastructure, but do… Read more →

retail delivery

How customer demands are reshaping retail delivery

Choice and convenience The expectations of customers have dramatically changed in the last decade; the days of choices on the shelves of stores have become the convenience of same-day delivery from a seamless e-commerce experience. For retailers, that means continually having to face the challenge of providing choice and convenience to their customers, while maintaining healthy margins for their business.… Read more →

How retailers can work like Amazon

There’s something we need to talk about… Let’s discuss the 460 billion dollar elephant that occupies the room of every retail store and mom & pop shop in the US: Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce company has been snowballing into an omnichannel retail monster, disrupting any industry from grocers to pharmaceuticals that it finds vaguely interesting. Their recent announcement of Seller Flex,… Read more →

Grocery Delivery Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio

We’re excited to announce that Deliv will power grocery delivery for Giant Eagle. The grocer will be expanding their Curbside Express click-and-collect service in Central Ohio to offer home delivery with Deliv’s same day delivery service. Giant Eagle launched home delivery in Pittsburgh earlier this year and has offered Curbside Express in several markets since 2012. “We are filling thousands… Read more →

walmart's strategy to challenge Amazon

Walmart’s strategy to challenge Amazon – what retailers can learn

It’s no secret that Walmart has been going toe-to-toe with Amazon for the last 18 months. From their acquisition of Jet.com to their recent foray into in-home delivery, America’s largest brick and mortar retailer has been pulled out the stops in their holistic approach to retail. There is a lot to learn from Walmart’s strategy to challenge Amazon. Marc Lore,… Read more →

shopping

Your business is probably not investing enough in customer experience

We’re living in an explosive time for commerce, with pure-play e-commerce companies disrupting industries and traditional retailers scrambling to build out their digital presence. Throw in a few retail giants like Walmart and Amazon, and you’ll find yourself looking at an industry that’s become increasingly difficult to compete in. Shopify, the e-commerce CMS platform that powers thousands of online businesses,… Read more →

in-store sales

With customers shopping from home, what does the same-store sales metric mean anymore?

Just over a decade ago, the phrase “social media” was almost unknown. At best, it was used by early tech adopters and fringe internet communities. Fast-forward to today, even your grandma knows what it is. Retail has experienced a similar shift.  How companies sell and market products, and interact with customers, is unrecognizable compared to ten years ago. The companies… Read more →