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eBags Brings In Staples’ Mike Edwards as President and CEO  Jul 16, 2015 5:01 AM By MCM Staff

eBags, Inc.’s Board of Directors has appointed Mike Edwards as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Edwards most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising for Staples, Inc.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Strengthens Omnichannel Capabilities with New Dynamic Ecommerce Platform  Jul 15, 2015 7:21 AM By MCM Staff

Batteries Plus Bulbs creates a seamless online and mobile shopping experience by integrating new omnichannel features and functionalities, such as buy online and pick up in store.

Gap and Virgin Hotels Bring Room Service to the Next Level  Jul 14, 2015 7:05 AM By MCM Staff

Gap is bringing same-day delivery to the next level for Virgin Hotels’ guests in Chicago. By leveraging Gap’s reserve in store technology, hotel guests can shop on to reserve the styles they want and within a few hours try and purchase the items they reserved.

SingPost and Alibaba Group to Expand Ecommerce Logistics Cooperation  Jul 14, 2015 6:53 AM By MCM Staff

SingPost and Alibaba Group have taken the next step to establish end-to-end ecommerce logistics platform. Alibaba is investing in Quantium Solutions International, a SingPost subsidiary, and SingPost and Alibaba Group will enter into joint strategic business development framework to improve efficiency and integration in ecommerce logistics.

Rakuten Acquires  Jul 14, 2015 6:21 AM By MCM Staff

Rakuten expects to further strengthen its ecommerce offerings and marketing solutions by providing a greater personalization of the retail experience for shoppers while driving operational insights and efficiencies for retailers.

Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!  Jul 10, 2015 7:07 PM By MCM Staff

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day… and that means a lot of speculation… Keep reading to find out more about Prime Day, and the wrap-up of the rest of this week’s news…

New China Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015  Jul 09, 2015 10:05 AM By MCM Staff

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood. But Growing Global is not just about China. Take a look at what else you can learn as a conference attendee.

2Checkout Collaborates with Bigcommerce to Provide Seamless International Payments  Jul 09, 2015 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

2Checkout has partnered with Bigcommerce to enable merchants to seamlessly accept international payments from any country in the world. Here’s what this means for retailers who use Bigcommerce’s platform.

Aeropostale Continues Expansion With Licensing Agreements in India and Indonesia  Jul 03, 2015 9:42 PM By MCM Staff

Aeropostale’s expansion plans in India include the opening of 50 standalone stores, 150 shop-in-shops in select locations, and ecommerce operations across the country over the next five years, beginning in March 2016.

India Will Overtake U.S. to Become World’s Second Largest Smartphone Market by 2017  Jul 03, 2015 9:30 PM By MCM Staff

India will soon overtake the United States to become the world’s second largest smartphone market by 2017, selling an impressive 174 million units. Here’s what’s driving smartphone growth in India.

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