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The launch of mobile applications has helped grow sales for invitation-only e-commerce site Rue La La.
Speaking Tuesday at the Mobile Shopping Summit in New York, Century Novelty vice president and general manager Ian MacDonald said the company decided it needed a mobile site in August after attending sessions about mobile shopping at a trade show.
Men’s apparel cataloger/retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers is, um, expanding: The merchant has launched a new website, www.josbankbigandtall.com, dedicated to the products offered under its big-and-tall customer category.
On July 15, ecommerce company Quidsi launched the new ecommerce site Soap.com, just five years after it started Diapers.com. Josh Himwich, director of ecommerce solutions for Quidsi, talked to Multichannel Merchant senior writer Tim Parry about the new site launch.
It’s beginning to look like a happier holiday season for the retail industry. A day after the National Retail Federation said it’s projecting a 2.3% rise in holiday sales for 2010, several merchants reported better-than-expected numbers for September.
As co-ops and conventional list rentals figure out how to co-exist in a changing market, some think that list exchanges are poised to make a comeback.
Not only are gift cards still hot, the medium has quickly gone from paper to pixels, according to Lauren Freedman, president of ecommerce E-tailing Group.
Even before the recession really kicked in two years ago, merchants were beating the co-op databases to death. And when the economy caused catalogers
If you’re going to embrace the growing e-gift-card business, you need to augment those efforts with the proper marketing program. Lauren Freedman, president
Computers and electronics merchant Crutchfield takes highly technical, potentially confusing merchandise and presents it on its Website in a way that makes it easy for the average consumer to understand and purchase. That’s why it was awarded a Silver in the 2010 MCM Awards Computer and High-Tech Equipment and Software category.
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