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PRC Decision Threatens Financial Viability of Mailers  Jan 26, 2014 12:09 PM By MCM Staff

The DMA joins the ANM, ACMA and MPA in filing an appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, seeking relief from the recent Postal Regulatory Commission decision to allow an exigent postal increase set to take effect on Jan. 26.

Future of Retail Includes Digitalized Stores  Jan 26, 2014 11:55 AM By MCM Staff

The retail landscape of 2014 is more digital than ever before, and integrating store and online operations is a key focus for retailers as ecommerce capable solutions increasingly supplant traditional point-of-sale and mobile technologies.

Mobile Commerce Tip Sheet  Jan 24, 2014 10:39 AM By MCM Staff

Strange but true fact: The Mobile Marketing Association says more people own a smartphone than a toothbrush. With that in mind, there are more opportunities, obviously, to market to a consumer on their smartphone than on their toothbrush.

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.

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