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Week in Review: Peak Holiday Season Expectations Continue to Rise  Sep 04, 2015 10:30 AM By MCM Staff

The peak holiday season this year is beginning to look a lot like … last year, only more so in terms of customer expectations on faster delivery, flexible options and a mobile-friendly experience, retailers and experts told Multichannel Merchant this week.

ThinkGeek Partners with GameStop to Launch First Physical Store  Sep 03, 2015 1:36 PM By MCM Staff

Online retailer ThinkGeek is partnering with new owner GameStop to open up its first brick-and-mortar store this fall in Orlando, FL.

Alibaba Launches Tmall Vineyard Direct Program  Sep 01, 2015 10:22 AM By MCM Staff

Alibaba Group announced the opening of the Robert Mondavi Wines exclusive flagship store on, to officially kick off its newly launched “Tmall Vineyard Direct” program on its marketplace. See what this means for the marketplace.

West Elm Launches First Branded Shop-within-a-Shop in the UK  Aug 31, 2015 12:14 PM By MCM Staff

West Elm announces it is launching its first branded shop-within-a-shop in the UK’s largest department store John Lewis and online at See how this will benefit both companies.

DirectBuy’s Member Experience Dramatically Improved with New Ecommerce Platform  Aug 27, 2015 5:45 PM By MCM Staff

DirectBuy, the buying club that provides members with exclusive access to over a million products from hundreds of brands without hidden retail markup, continues its multi-year makeover with the launch of the all-new “My DirectBuy” member website.

ShipStation Launches Integration With DHL Express Canada  Aug 27, 2015 3:52 PM By MCM Staff

ShipStation has announced an integration with DHL Express Canada which will allow its ecommerce merchants based in Canada to ship to customers around the world using ShipStation’s software and DHL’s delivery service.

Why is an Ecommerce Game-Changer  Aug 27, 2015 3:44 PM By MCM Staff

International airfreight comparison site ParcelHero, an ecommerce fulfilment specialist, says will be a game-changer in the industry, thanks to its unique cost saving approach to logistics.

The Grooming Network Acquires Vintage Blades  Aug 27, 2015 3:34 PM By MCM Staff

The Grooming Network (TGN) has acquired Vintage Blades, LLC, a veteran re-seller in the online straight razor and wet shaving industry. This adds yet another ecommerce website to The Grooming Network’s portfolio of shaving and personal care businesses. Jim Ayers founded Vintage Blades, LLC in 2005. Mr Ayers’ passion for straight razor shaving led to a […]

Product Availability, On-Time Delivery Matter Most in Holiday Peak Shopping Season  Aug 27, 2015 2:51 PM By MCM Staff

Uncovering the latest insights into the online shopper’s expectations during the holiday shopping season, a new survey by eBay Enterprise and CFI Group reveals that consumers desire multiple ordering and more shipping options; while proving that product availability and late deliveries have the biggest impact on retailers’ bottom line.

Achieving Omnichannel Visibility in the Supply Chain  Aug 26, 2015 11:54 AM By MCM Staff

Bala Ganesh, Director of Retail Marketing at UPS, talks candidly about how collaborative synchronization among all the players in the supply chain can be achieved. Watch this video and learn best practices for retailers, benefits for consumers, and more.

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