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Walmart’s Fiscal 2014 Global Ecommerce Sales Top $10 Billion  Feb 22, 2014 4:25 PM By Tim Parry

Wall Street wasn’t wowed when Walmart announced its consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2014. But the retailer was able to hang its hat on its global ecommerce sales, which grew 30% and surpassed $10 billion.

Oriental Trading Company Acquires SmileMakers  Feb 21, 2014 1:53 PM By Tim Parry

Oriental Trading Company has agreed to acquire SmileMakers, a direct retailer of patient giveaways and practice promotions for the dental and healthcare markets, as well as classroom incentives and aids to the education market, from Staples.

Joe Fresh Launches International Expansion in 23 Countries  Feb 21, 2014 7:31 AM By Tim Parry

First Move Beyond North America Will Bring Joe Fresh Fashions to the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and South Korea

How are you Growing your Global Ecommerce Sales?  Feb 18, 2014 8:55 AM By Tim Parry

International sales from U.S. online retailers will jump from $11 billion in 2014 to almost $50 billion by 2020, which would make up 16% of the overall U.S. online retail market. So what are you doing to grow those global ecommerce sales? Here’s how Multichannel Merchant can be your resource for growing global ecommerce sales.

Is Bitcoin the Payment Game Changer or the Next Shiny Object?  Feb 17, 2014 2:49 PM By Tim Parry

Is Bitcoin about to change the way we pay for goods and services on the Internet? Or is Bitcoin just another alternative payment method that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?

Jos. A. Bank to Acquire Eddie Bauer for $825 Million  Feb 14, 2014 11:59 AM By Tim Parry

Jos. A. Bank has entered into an agreement to acquire Eddie Bauer from Golden Gate Capital in an $825 million cash and stock deal.

40 Terrific Tweets from IR Focus Orlando, Day 1  Feb 12, 2014 6:17 AM By Tim Parry

Did you miss Day 1 of the IR Focus Web Design and Mobile Commerce conference and expo in Orlando? I missed you, too! Here’s 40 terrific tweets from Day 1 that will get you caught up.

Your Opinion is Worth $500… or an iPad Air  Feb 11, 2014 6:16 AM By Tim Parry

Multichannel Merchant wants your input for its MCM Outlook 2014 reports. If you give us 5 minutes of your time to take our survey, we’ll give you a chance to win an iPad Air. Already have one? Then you can trade your prize in for a $500 American Express gift card.

Most Consumers Would Never Consider Using Bitcoin  Feb 08, 2014 2:31 PM By Tim Parry

As buzz about Bitcoin continues to build, the question is often asked – will consumers embrace this alternative currency? A new nationwide survey conducted for TheStreet by GfK1 shows that consumers do not understand Bitcoin and have little interest in owning it.

Newegg Takes on Amazon Prime with Premier Offering  Feb 07, 2014 7:34 PM By Tim Parry

Newegg has launched a subscription-based program called Newegg Premier, which offers its 25 million registered customers benefits similar to Amazon.com’s Amazon Prime, according to a post on Newegg’s blog.

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