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Sealed Air Corp. announced that it has entered into an agreement with private equity firm The Carlyle Group to acquire Diversey G.K. (Diversey Japan) for about $377 million, according to an Oct. 30 press release.
As Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast today, affecting about 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic states to Canada, the country’s major shipping companies incurred interruptions to some of its delivery areas.
The U.S. Postal Service has released its promotions calendar for 2013
Nearly 62% of online merchants will start their holiday promotions by Halloween, up from nearly 53% last year, according to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey conducted by BIGinsight. Many of those promotions will center on free shipping and online offers. This article also looks at holiday surveys conducted by Bronto and Litle & Co.
The notion of multichannel retail no longer exists, according to Brian Walker, vice president and principal analyst for Forrester Research. The era of agile commerce is here. Learn what this is all about.
B2B merchants are spending more money and time on content marketing. Find out what this new research shows for B2B companies and their efforts to improve content marketing.
Competing against Amazon is a tall order any time of year, but especially during the crush of the all-important holiday season. Here are seven tips for merchants to better compete against Amazon this holiday season.
PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma portfolio of brands, will open five pop-up stores in the Durham, Cincinnati, Edina, Houston and Miami areas this month and in November.
The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t want to be left out in the cold when it comes to same-day delivery. The USPS plans to test the waters of same-day delivery service when it launches a one-year market test next month in San Francisco.
Postal rates for standard mail flats will increase 2.57% effective Jan. 27, 2013, pending approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission.