Nordstrom Reports November and December Combined Sales

| MCM Staff

Nordstrom, Inc. announced an increase in its net sales of 2.5% and an increase in comparable sales of 1.2% percent for the nine weeks ended December 30, 2017, compared to 2016. See what the fiscal 2017 expectations Nordstrom set going for the rest of the year.

Holiday Ecommerce Sales Sees 13% Growth Over 2016

| MCM Staff

The holiday shopping season was a successful one for retailers, as it saw a 13% sales growth in ecommerce sales over 2016, according to a study by NetElixir. See what the study revealed about mobile commerce during the holiday season.

Macy’s to Close An Additional 11 Stores in 2018

| Daniela Forte

Macy’s announced it would close an additional 11 stores this year in an effort to continue improvements in organizational efficiency and to allocate resources to support its growth strategy. Here is the reason behind the closures and what it means for Macy’s.

Sears to Close An Additional 100+ Stores

| Daniela Forte

Sears Holdings told employees it plans to close more than 100 stores this year, including 64 Kmart locations and 39 Sears stores, most likely between March and April. Liquidation sales in affected stores will begin this month. See what Sears told employees about the closures.

Camping World Holdings Inc. Acquires Erehwon Mountain Outfitter

| MCM Staff

Camping World Holdings, Inc. a network of RV-centric and outdoor retail locations announced plans to purchase Erehwon Mountain Outfitter, a Midwest specialty retailer of outdoor gear and apparel. Here is how the acquisition between these two companies allows Camping World to further their commitment to omnichannel.

The Future of Augmented Reality and Online Shopping

| Dennis Williams

The rapid evolution of ecommerce has allowed retailers to think outside the box when it comes to providing customers a memorable shopping experience. One such way is through augmented reality, which is changing the way shoppers are shopping online. Here is what you need to know about augmented reality and what it could mean for your business.