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Sycamore Partners Buys Belk  Aug 24, 2015 2:02 PM By MCM Staff

Belk, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby investment funds managed by New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners. See what this will mean for the retailer.

Visa Checkout Expands Global Availability to Merchants  Aug 24, 2015 11:41 AM By MCM Staff

Visa Inc. announced continued global success of Visa Checkout, the online check out service that allows shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks. See what this will mean for merchants.

Week in Review: A Mixed Bag of Retail Financials  Aug 21, 2015 4:36 PM By MCM Staff

In a week heavy with retail financials from major companies, there were some clear winners and losers.

Lands’ End Captures Brand Spirit with New Fall Campaign  Aug 21, 2015 10:13 AM By MCM Staff

Lands’ End launches new fall catalog strategy in an effort to capture the brand spirit. See what their plans are for the upcoming season.

Oracle to Acquire Maxymiser  Aug 20, 2015 3:40 PM By MCM Staff

Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Maxymiser, see what this will mean for both companies.

6 Tips for Preventing Credit Card Chargebacks and Friendly Fraud  Aug 19, 2015 3:55 PM By MCM Staff

“Friendly fraud” or charge fraud occurs when consumers initiate unwarranted chargebacks for items they purchased in an attempt to avoid paying for them. Here are six tips to help you prevent credit card chargebacks and friendly fraud:

Bitnet and PAY.ON Partner to Enable Bitcoin Acceptance Globally  Aug 18, 2015 11:16 AM By MCM Staff

Bitnet has partnered with global payment gateway PAY.ON to allow PSPs globally to offer bitcoin as a payment method via PAY.ON’s RESTful payment platform.

QVC Acquires zulily for $2.4 Billion  Aug 17, 2015 11:24 AM By MCM Staff

QVC Group acquires zulily Inc., for $2.4 billion. See what this acquisition means for both companies and how it will expand its growth to customers. Launches in Canada  Aug 17, 2015 9:46 AM By MCM Staff has launched in Canada. With more than 2,000 boutiques currently on the site, it represents the fourth country in which has store partners. See what other countries is in and what this expansion means for the company.

Week in Review: Is an Exclusive Tmall Deal a Good Move for Macy’s?  Aug 15, 2015 10:42 AM By MCM Staff

Macy’s is heading East… to China. The department store retailer has formed a joint venture with Fung Retailing Limited and will have its own online store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform. But is exclusivity good or bad for Macy’s, or any brand?

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