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Desktop ecommerce accounted for 11.7% of consumers’ discretionary spending, the highest first quarter share on record. Of the additional $7.3 billion in mobile commerce, purchasing using smartphones accounted for 62% vs. 38% from tablets.
From the day it launched its ecommerce site three years ago, fashion ecommerce site Modnique set out to sell globally. With a localized .ru version of its ecommerce site, Modnique was able to have success targeting customers in Russia.
Sears Holdings announced Wednesday that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its 51% interest in Sears Canada, including a potential sale of Sears Holdings’ interest or Sears Canada as a whole. But don’t expect Macy’s Inc. to make an offer.
Here’s something you don’t see every day – someone trading in her mortarboard for a proverbial executive cap. But four months after she began an internship with Bulu Box, Caitlin Bales became the company’s chief technology officer.
In a Q&A with interim CEO John Mulligan for Target’s A Bullseye View blog, Mulligan says customers can expect to see a “more-flexible” Target in the future. Here’s a look at how Target is going omnichannel… or making life more flexible for its customers.
In addition to the 15 cities just announced, Amazon and the USPS plan to continue to roll out Sunday delivery to a large portion of the U.S. population this year.
The purchasing preference of B2B customers in Canada has shifted: Just 3% Office Depot’s sales in Canada came via its OfficeMax Grand & Toy come bricks-and-mortar stores.
Office Depot chairman and CEO Roland Smith said a staged approach to store closures allows Office Depot to minimize risk and adapt its learnings to future groups of store closings.
Vitamin Shoppe’s total net sales in the first quarter increased 10.3% to $307.8 million compared to $279.1 million in the same period of the prior year.
Smartphones generated 29.3% of total online visits, up 45.0% from April 2013. The market share of non-mobile (desktop) visits decreased 22.3% from April 2013 to April 2014.