Freshly Squeezed: 06.12.19

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 06 Dec 2019

Emarsys hires its new GM APAc and The Iconic unveils its expansion for its Sydney fulfilment centre. Get a healthy dose of news as we uncover the day’s top stories in e-commerce and retail.

The Iconic Expands its Warehouse

The Iconic has expanded its warehouse fulfilment centre with aims to expand its delivery propositions for 2020. The expansion of 8000sqm ultimately increases its capacity by 1.55 million units; this totals to over 3.75 million units at a single time in the centre.”“We have had an absolutely incredible year at The Iconic – from the launch of The Iconic Considered, releasing our inaugural Annual Progress Report, to hosting our first Brand Partner conference and celebrating summer at our most inclusive runway yet. I couldn’t think of a better way to welcome 2020 than by announcing the expansion of our Yennora Fulfilment Centre. This expansion has been an incredible two-year process and I’m so proud of our team and partners for building the best retail operations centre across Australia and New Zealand. The Iconic is the future of retail and we can’t wait to start the New Year with a bang,” said Erica Berchtold, Chief Executive Officer of The Iconic. You can read the full story here.

Emarsys Names New APAC Managing Director

Emarsys has named Adam Ioakim as its new APAC Managing Director. With almost 20 years experience in retail, tech, professional services and general management, his role involves driving business growth across the Asia Pacific region, and he will be based in Sydney. “We are very excited to have Adam join Emarsys for this next chapter of his career,” says Andrew Fullerton, CRO at Emarsys. “Asia Pacific is one of the fastest-growing markets for Emarsys and Adam brings the industry knowledge and depth of retail understanding to steward the business in this exciting phase of growth.”

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