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Deliv Joins IBM’s Ready for Smarter Commerce Program

| Daniela Forte

In an effort to help retailers address the same-day delivery challenge and meet the consumer’s expectations and demands for a more immediate service, Deliv, a same-day delivery service for omnichannel retailers has joined IBM’s Ready for Smarter Commerce partner program.

A Happy Marriage At David’s Bridal Stores and Web Businesses

| Ellen Shannon

David’s Bridal has a unique point-in-time challenge, since most people won’t get married again, at least not quickly. So the company knows that it needs to move fast and grab every opportunity to satisfy the many needs of each wedding – ideally serving the needs of the entire bridal party and families.

IBM: Thanksgiving Day Ecommerce Sales Up 19.7%

| Tim Parry

Thanksgiving Day ecommerce sales were up 19.7% over the same period in 2012, according to the online sales trends compiled for the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Sales were moderate, and then boomed around the same time retailers opened their doors Thanksgiving night.

L’Oreal USA Gains Purchasing Power With IBM

| Daniela Forte

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today a major three-year agreement with L’Oreal USA for expert procurement services using an advanced cloud analytics solution that will transform the way L’Oreal USA buys from its network of North American suppliers. The new services will enable the company to bring beauty products to consumers more quickly and efficiently.