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Like it or not, retail stores will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day (or Thanksgiving Night) so mobs of consumers can get great deals on flat panel televisions, iPads, toys, apparel and more. Here’s why bricks-and-mortar feels the need to compete with ecommerce.
Walmart Stores Inc’s board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillon to succeed Mike Duke as president and chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1. McMillon was also elected to the company’s board of directors effective immediately.
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Kmart and JCPenney tweeted off in a battle of wits, holiday hashtags and, well, pants and this cute and possibly un-staged merchant match-up. It was fun, and deserved the slow-clap, until Wrangler chimed in.
UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net of 4.9%, UPS announced Nov. 21.
Williams-Sonoma Inc.’s direct-to-customer revenues for the third quarter were more than $511 million, a 14% increase compared to the same period in 2012. Direct made up 49% of all revenues for the comapny.
Sears Holdings said in its third-quarter earnings release that it has seen 17% year-to-date growth in its online and multichannel sales over the prior year. However, total sales for the parent company of Sears and Kmart was down 3.1% for the quarter.
Gap Inc. announced Nov. 20 that it has expanded its reserve in store capabilities to all U.S. Banana Republic stores and more than 200 Gap stores in 15 major U.S. markets.
This morning, my wife asked me if I got the email she forwarded me from ProFlowers. I know she doesn’t like to receive flowers (this is a documented fact, not a cop out excuse by a husband), so I was figuring maybe she wanted me to order a gift for someone. Then I saw the […]
More shoppers will engage in couch commerce since they know that they can find the widest selection at the best price without leaving their couch or dealing with the masses.