Blog ARCHIVE

Men’s Wearhouse Still Wants Jos. A Bank  Jan 30, 2014 11:55 AM By Tim Parry

Wash. Rinse. Repeat. We’re not talking about shampoo, we’re talking about the never-ending will-they or won’t-they saga of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank. In the latest saga of the long-lasting battle between Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, Men’s Wearhouse is urgings Jos. A. Bank independent directors to form a special committee to reconsider […]

That Moment You Wonder Why the NFL Ignored Your Credential Request  Jan 29, 2014 10:35 PM By Tim Parry

Welcome to the NFL. Where if you’re a real journalist, they don’t want you to be a part of NFL Media Day. Okay, that’s a little harsh, and I don’t mean any disrespect to the hundreds of legitimate journalists assigned to cover Media Day.

Here’s the Digital Birthday Card I Made for My Wife  Jan 27, 2014 12:33 PM By Tim Parry

On Saturday, my wife’s 45th birthday, I made her this digital birthday card. Since our Facebook friends liked it, I decided to post it here, too.

Don’t Say That…  Jan 15, 2014 3:04 PM By Herschell Gordon Lewis

A major direct marketer sent me (and, I assume, you and a couple of million others) an unsolicited email. In the classic Big Brother tradition, it says, “We invite you to apply for….”

Overstock.com Sees $130,000 in Sales with Bitcoin Payment Option  Jan 15, 2014 2:43 PM By Erin Lynch

Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.

Multichannel Merchant Launching Global Ecommerce Conference  Jan 15, 2014 12:51 PM By Ellen Shannon

The call for speakers is open for Growing Global, Multichannel Merchant’s first-annual global ecommerce conference, which will be held July 15-16 in Long Beach, CA. Click to find out how you can participate in this exciting conference.

NRF’s “Talking Shop” Event Not the Same Without “The Rev”  Jan 14, 2014 3:23 PM By Tim Parry

The Rev was much more than a bathroom attendant. The Rev was a legend, a 21 Club fixture, if you will.

Sears Holdings Tries to out-JCP JCP, but Fails  Jan 10, 2014 9:36 AM By Tim Parry

Remember that epic November tweet-off between J.C. Penney and Kmart? Well now their parent companies are fighting to see who can produce the more obscure holiday sales results press release. JCP wins this round of the Retalympics, but Sears Holdings gave JCP a run for its money… twice… Sears Holdings yesterday provided an update on […]

JCP Wins the Award for Most Obscure Holiday Sales Results Release  Jan 09, 2014 11:51 AM By Erin Lynch

JCP has just released the shortest, oddest, and vaguest press release concerning its results from the 2013 holiday season.

6 Fearless Predictions for 2014  Jan 02, 2014 11:36 AM By Tim Parry

An earlier holiday season, a big global push and more a big year for the United States Postal Service. These are just a few of Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry’s fearless predictions for 2014.






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