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SKECHERS has completed the fourth phase of an expansion to its European distribution center in Belgium by adding 26,500 square meters to bring it to a total size of approximately 98,500 square-meters, making it the largest company-operated DC in southern Belgium.
A new data center in Moscow strengthens Datapipe’s European presence and ability to meet global, enterprise growth and the growing demand for ecommerce throughout Russia.
Olark Live Chat introduced Hummingbird, a mobile-friendly version of its live chat experience. Ideal for chat on smaller screens, Hummingbird helps small- to mid-sized businesses talk to customers who are making a purchasing decision on a handheld device.
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket have merged to create the third largest pet specialty retailer and the largest small format, neighborhood, pet specialty retailer in North America. The combined business, Pet Retail Brands, will generate approximately $1 billion in system-wide retail sales across the US and Canada.
Staples has named Steve Matyas, President, North American Retail. He previously had been President of Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros since July, 2000.
A new study from Bizrate Insights, a division of Connexity, shows that 31% of online buyers have used in-store pick-up in the past year with 13% saying they have considered abandoning a purchase because in-store pick-up wasn’t offered.
PetSmart has selected an enterprise Order Management System (OMS) to help fuel its omnichannel operations, including it additional ecommerce platforms such as Pet360.com and PetFoodDirect.com. See how the system will help PetSmart get orders to online shoppers when and how they want them, enabling new features such as subscription and customized home delivery services.
Offering 100,000-sq-m of warehouse floor space, Hermes’ new complex is one of the largest new developments in North Rhine Westphalia. It has been specifically designed to serve the needs of the logistics processes associated with the handling of furniture, large electrical appliances and other big-ticket items.
Honeywell plans to acquire warehouse automation provider Intelligrated for $1.5 billion. See more details about this major transaction.
The Board of Directors of Belk, Inc. announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. Former Hot Topic CEO, Lisa Harper will take over, see what this will mean for the company.
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