Ecommerce in the UK Sees 17.8% Growth in 2016

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Ecommerce in the UK grew 17.8% in 2016 and was worth 174 billion euros or approximately $205 billion. A report by the Ecommerce Foundation revealed that in 2016, 82% of shoppers in the UK shopped online. Find out more about ecommerce growth in the UK as well as popular online categories and predictions for 2017.

FedEx Corp Announces 2017 Holiday Season Surcharges

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FedEx Corp. announced that the company will add residential holiday season surcharges for packages that require additional handling, are oversized or unauthorized. Here is what the company is saying and what the announcement will mean for both retailers and customers.

Camping World Acquires TheHouse.com

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Camping World Holdings, Inc., a network of RV-centric retail locations, announced plans to purchase TheHouse.com. See what Camping World and TheHouse.com executives had to say about the acquisition.

Williams-Sonoma Expands to South Korea

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced the opening of its brands’ first stores in Seoul, South Korea under its strategic franchise agreement with Hyundai Livart Furniture, a premier home goods retailer. See how many stores Williams-Sonoma plans to open in South Korea.

Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo for $1.3 Billion

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Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global fashion luxury brand, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Jimmy Choo. Here are the details of the acquisition and what top executives from both companies had to say.

Sears Holdings to Launch Kenmore Products on Amazon

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Sears Holdings announced the launch of Kenmore products on Amazon.com, as well as the integration of the full line of Kenmore Smart appliances with Amazon Alexa. See how this will enhance the distribution of Kenmore products.

West Elm Launches Pinterest Style Finder

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West Elm, a furnishings retail brand, has introduced the West Elm Pinterest Style Finder, a new online tool utilizing artificial intelligence to help customers transition style inspiration into products they can buy at West Elm stores and online. See how artificial intelligence will work for the brand’s social media strategy.