Amazon said it plans to spend $700 million to train 100,000 of its employees to fill in-demand jobs such as data mapping specialist, data scientist, solutions architect and business analyst, as well as logistics coordinator, process improvement manager and transportation specialist.
Amazon is planning its first Mississippi fulfillment center, which will be located in Marshall County. The facility will create 850 full-time jobs. Employees at the fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship household consumer goods.
Evine has promoted Jon Sanders to svp/general manager of fulfillment and third party logistics.
As sales at Ulta continue to grow at a steady pace, the beauty retailer is moving forward with plans to open 225 stores in the coming three years while also sharpening its focus on digital operations.
Albertsons is partnering with Takeoff Technologies to pilot an artificial intelligence-enabled micro-fulfillment center, to become the first national grocer to implement automated e-commerce fulfillment.
Qurate Retail Group has announced a series of initiatives designed to position its HSN and QVC U.S. businesses for long-term growth, increase synergies and accelerate the company’s digital transformation. The moves include the elimination of the QVC U.S. president position, with the exit of Steve Hofmann, who currently holds that position, and the combination of buying staffs.
Walmart will invest $41 million and create 400 full-time jobs at a new facility in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky, dedicated to fulfilling online orders from Walmart.com and Walmart subsidiary Jet.com.