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Grainger’s Ecommerce Sales Pass $3 Billion in 2013  Jan 24, 2014 10:00 AM By MCM Staff

Grainger’s online presence faired very well in 2013, earning the B2B merchant $3 billion in ecommerce sales alone, according to its annual financial report. Overall, Grainger saw a 5% increase in total sales, equating to $9.4 billion, however, the merchant said its ecommerce presence represent “the fastest growing and most profitable channel in the business.”

Monsoon Commerce Appoints New CEO and VP of Engineering  Jan 23, 2014 5:28 PM By MCM Staff

Experienced software and eCommerce executive Tommaso Trionfi was named CEO of Monsoon Commerce. In addition, Rob Teichman—a former colleague of Mr. Trionfi’s—was appointed vice president of engineering. Prior CEO Jim Cruckshank was named chairman of the board of directors.

Brown Shoe Company Deploys Retail 20/20 Exception Reporting Solution  Jan 23, 2014 5:16 PM By MCM Staff

Brown Shoe Company has selected Retail 20/20 to replace its legacy exception reporting solution. The reporting solution will provide Brown Shoe Company with a platform for reporting on point-of-sale transactions, ecommerce, inventory adjustments, financials, and customer loyalty.

AnyCodes Releases Retail Forecast for 2014  Jan 23, 2014 4:55 PM By MCM Staff

Shoppers will continue to be cautious in their spending in 2014, and they expect to make more money, save more money and afford the things they need, according to an analysis by AnyCodes.com.

Wayfair Names Christiane Lemieux Executive Creative Director  Jan 23, 2014 4:51 PM By MCM Staff

Founder of DwellStudio brings creative leadership to home furnishings retailer’s rapidly expanding portfolio of lifestyle brands.

The Home Depot Acquires Blinds.com  Jan 23, 2014 4:45 PM By MCM Staff

The Home Depot will work with Blinds.com to expand its technology into homedepot.com and the company’s stores with the goal of improving the entire end-to-end buying process for window coverings.

American Eagle Outfitters and Shopkick Announce 100-Store iBeacon Trial  Jan 16, 2014 3:00 PM By MCM Staff

As shoppers enter an American Eagle Outfitters store, shopBeacon will welcome and show them location-specific rewards, deals, discounts and product recommendations – without them even having to remember to open the app.

PM Digital Expands Digital Leadership Team  Jan 14, 2014 12:24 PM By MCM Staff

PM Digital has announced the addition of Valeria Maltoni as Vice President, Digital Strategy.

CoreMedia and IBM Partner to Drive Online Retail Revenue  Jan 14, 2014 12:20 PM By MCM Staff

CoreMedia and IBM Partner to Inspire Shoppers and Drive Online Revenue for Retailers (via PR Newswire) CoreMedia LiveContext confirmed as an IBM WebSphere Commerce Validated Technology Partner Solution – helping businesses take control of the customer experience NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — National Retail Federation Convention: CoreMedia,…  

LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce  Jan 14, 2014 12:18 PM By MCM Staff

LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce (via PR Newswire) LightSpeed Web Store for Cloud offers professional retailers single window into entire business; LightSpeed now powers $6B in annual transaction volume, up 120 percent+ YoY MONTREAL and NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NRF Booth # 1963 — LightSpeed…

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