Threadless Acquires Shoe Brand Bucketfeet

| Daniela Forte

Online artist community and ecommerce website Threadless has acquired shoe brand Bucketfeet, and the brand will be producing on-demand footwear. See what led Threadless to make this move.

Northwest Research Inc. Acquired by FedEx

| Mike O'Brien

FedEx announced it has acquired inventory management provider Northwest Research, adding technology to help with its ecommerce fulfillment capabilities. The companies said Northwest will provide “new approaches to inventory management issues, including specialized research to maximize successful outcomes for challenging shipments.”

Belgian Postal Service to Acquire Radial for $820 Million

| Mike O'Brien

In a surprising move, bpost, the Belgian postal service, announced plans to acquire U.S.-based third-party logistics and ecommerce software firm Radial for $820 million, as it looks to expand its client base here with Radial’s broad omnichannel, logistics, and fulfillment capabilities.

Pitney Bowes Acquires Newgistics Inc. for $475 Million

| Daniela Forte

Pitney Bowes announced it is acquiring Newgistics Inc. for $475 million in a move to accelerate Pitney Bowes’ expansion into the U.S. domestic parcels market. Here is what the acquisition means for both companies.

Target Acquires Grand Junction to Boost Same-Day Delivery

| Mike O'Brien

In a move that will help it counter Amazon’s growing Prime Now footprint, Target announced plans to acquire transportation management software firm Grand Junction to expand its same-day delivery capabilities. And a former Amazon supply chain executive is helping Target get there.

Authentic Brands Group Acquires Neil Lane Brand

| MCM Staff

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a global brand development, marketing and entertainment company, announced the purchase of a majority interest in the Neil Lane Brand.

LogMeIn Acquires AI and Chatbot Provider Nanorep

| Clint Gordy

BOSTON, August 1, 2017 — LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Nanorep, an innovative digital self-service, chatbot and virtual assistant company.  Headquartered in Herzliya, Israel, Nanorep harnesses … Continue Reading →