eBay Enterprise launches Ship-to-Store cloud service

eBay Enterprise launches Ship-to-Store cloud service

Summary: According to eBay Enterprise the Ship-from-Store cloud service can be deployed in 99 days.

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TOPICS: E-Commerce, Cloud
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EBay Enterprise on Monday launched a ship from store cloud service designed to enable retailers to move inventory through multiple sales channels.

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The unit of eBay, picked up via the acquisition of King of Prussia, PA-based GSI Commerce, serves as the e-commerce giant's competitor to fulfillment by Amazon. EBay Enterprise counts Dick's Sporting Goods, the NFL, Toys R Us and a bevy of other retailers as customers.

According to eBay Enterprise the Ship-from-Store cloud service can be deployed in 99 days and can boost profit margins while cutting shipping costs.

Retailers increasingly have to deliver a shopping experience across multiple channels---Web, physical and mobile. Customers are expecting a unified experience from these retailers and some---like Sears Holdings---are struggling.

The overall aim of eBay Enterprise's new wares is to allow retailers to use in-store inventory to bolster online sales. The challenge for retailers is that they need a real-time view of inventory status or fulfillment will suffer.

So far, Ship-From-Store is live in 22 retailers in 13 countries.

Topics: E-Commerce, Cloud

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