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January 7, 2016




Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt

Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc. for $250 million in cash, subject to customary requirements.

This transaction reflects HBC’s ongoing focus on advancing its all-channel model while continuing …

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December 14, 2015




Newell Rubbermaid Will Acquire Jarden Corporation for $15.4 Billion

Newell Rubbermaid and Jarden Corporation today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The transaction creates a $16 billion consumer goods company to be named Newell Brands, with a portfolio of leading brands in …

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January 14, 2016




Week in Review: The Omnichannel Conundrum

Pureplay ecommerce retailers are disadvantaged by the high cost of marketing and shipping, making their business model challenging and ultimately unsustainable in the long-term, according to a report released this week by L2.

By contrast, the report finds that online …

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November 23, 2015




Dematic to Acquire Reddwerks

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced today an agreement to acquire Reddwerks Corporation, a leading innovator of Warehouse Execution Software (WES) that provides customers with …

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January 7, 2016




Week in Review: Macy’s Downfall Sends an Omnichannel Message

Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.

In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys….

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October 14, 2015




Ingram Micro To Acquire Dutch Ecommerce Firm Docdata

Technology and supply chain solutions firm Ingram Micro said it plans to acquire Docdata, a Dutch provider of order fulfillment, returns logistics and online payment services, for $175 million. The deal is expected to close near the end of the fourth …

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December 15, 2015




Will Hudson’s Bay Co. Buy Gilt Groupe?

Several reports have indicated that Hudson’s Day Co., parent company of high-end retailer Saks Fifth Avenue, is in talks to acquire New York-based flash-sales site Gilt Groupe for $250 million.

While $250 million is a hefty price tag, Gilt has raised more …

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August 20, 2015




Oracle to Acquire Maxymiser

Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Maxymiser, a provider of cloud-based software that enables marketers to test, target and personalize what a customer sees on a web page or mobile app, substantially increasing engagement and revenue, …

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November 27, 2015




No Surprise: Thanksgiving Ecommerce Sales on the Rise

[EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WILL BE UPDATED AS ADDITIONAL DATA IS RECEIVED BY MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT]

So far, this Cyber Weekend, there are no major ecommerce sales surprises. As predicted by several sources, consumers made online shopping just as much a …

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August 4, 2015




UPS to Acquire Coyote Logistics for $1.8 Billion

UPS has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company for $1.8 billion from Warburg Pincus.

Founded in 2006, Coyote reported annual revenue of $2.1 billion in 2014. Closing is expected within 30 days, subject …

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