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Macy’s Sees 3.3% Increase in Total Sales for Third Quarter  Nov 13, 2013 1:04 PM By Daniela Forte

Macy’s sales in the third quarter totaled $6.276 billion, up to 3.3% from total sales of $6.75 billion in the third quarter of 2012.

Merchants Miss Opportunities to Use Site Search  Nov 12, 2013 1:11 PM By Daniela Forte

Six out of 10 merchants don’t use the site search in order to enhance their marketing programs, according to this infographic from SLI Systems.

[Infographic] Merchants Miss Opportunities to Use Site Search  Nov 12, 2013 12:18 PM By Daniela Forte

Amazon Sunday Delivery Offers USPS New Revenue  Nov 12, 2013 8:55 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon’s recently-announced partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, which expands delivery offerings for Amazon Prime members to include Sundays, offers a promise of much needed revenue for the USPS and improves its relevancy in the parcel delivery business.

Office Depot and OfficeMax Complete Merger  Nov 11, 2013 12:58 PM By Daniela Forte

Office Depot and OfficeMax Inc. announced the completion of its merger, Office Max is now completely owned by Office Depot, according to a press release.

The Home Depot Receives Backlash for Racist Tweet  Nov 08, 2013 12:41 PM By Daniela Forte

The Home Depot received backlash when it released what many are considering to be a racist tweet sent out by the company on Twitter which showed two African American drummers flanking a man wearing a gorilla mask.

Amazon Shares Warehouse Space with Proctor & Gamble  Nov 06, 2013 2:20 PM By Daniela Forte

Since 2010 Amazon has shared warehouse space with Proctor & Gamble, the parent company of such products like Pampers diapers, Bounty paper towels, Tide laundry detergent among others, according to the Wall Street Journal, a move many are saying is a beneficial arrangement for both companies.

Hudson’s Bay Completes Saks Acquistion  Nov 06, 2013 1:01 PM By Daniela Forte

Hudson’s Bay Company announced the completion of its acquisition of Saks Inc. Hudson’s Bay Company acquired Saks Inc. at a value of $2.9 billion.

Google Study Reveals Internet is Top Choice Among Shoppers this Holiday Season  Nov 05, 2013 4:07 PM By Daniela Forte

A Google study reveals that the internet is the top resource for many shoppers this holiday season. Smartphones will be the device of choice, online marketing will influence holiday shopping, and cross-screen shopping will be a big deal.

Bloomingdale’s Michael Gould Steps Down as CEO  Oct 31, 2013 3:03 PM By Daniela Forte

Bloomingdale’s CEO Michael Gould will be stepping down after 22-years as its chairman and CEO.

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