With the gig economy on the rise, the way corporations do business is changing forever. As more companies look to reduce their workforce, outsourcing firms are “vacuuming up” these workers as traditional employers are handing over more of their tasks to nonemployees. Today, the breadth of services outsourcing firms offer is staggering. This piece from… Read More on WSJ: Some of the World’s Largest Employers No Longer Sell Things, They Rent Workers
Today, Luxury Daily posted an article on whether luxury brands should begin to integrate ecommerce into their retail strategy. We think luxury brands should absolutely begin selling their products online directly to the consumer. First, this is a huge revenue opportunity for the brand because they are not selling through an affiliate. Second, luxury customers… Read More on Should Luxury Brands Stop Avoiding ECommerce?
Wrap & Send surveyed more than 200 men and women who earn more than $100,000 per year and regularly shop in-store and online at luxury retailers including Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom on their shipping preferences for luxury purchases. Merchandise delivery is the last interaction a retailer has with its customer, so… Read More on Wrap & Send Study Reveals that Luxury Consumers Prefer FedEx
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled “Retailers Turn Store Clerks into Web Shippers,” which discusses the steps that brick-and-mortar based brands are taking to compete with online retail giants like Amazon. The article highlights several national brands such as Sears, Macy’s, Wal-Mart and Office Depot and the strategies they have… Read More on Retailers Turning Store Clerks into Web Shippers: Are they Qualified?
According to the United States Department of Transportation, more than four billion tons of hazardous materials is shipped in the US each year. Many of the materials are shipped in bulk but a large percentage of this number is transported by individual shipments. Hazardous materials and dangerous goods are defined as articles or substances that,… Read More on Two Wrap & Send Executives Obtain Multiple Hazmat Packaging Certifications