Chico’s FAS has implemented e-commerce fulfillment for items that are out-of-stock in its stores. The capability will also be extended to fulfill from stores when an item is out of stock on the retailer’s website.
Nordstrom’s online sales are exploding, and the company is investing $1 billion over the next five years to support its e-commerce infrastructure, according to a story on powerretail.com.
The program is officially rolling out in Australia, Japan, the U.S., and New Zealand and is focusing exclusively on small businesses including restaurants, bars and retail stores. Businesses who want to have their location photographed by a “Google-trusted” photographer have to apply.