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Building 19 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and hired Gordon Brothers to liquidate the 10 remaining locations. The irony of New England off-price closeout retailer Building 19′s demise is that it started off in 1964 as a merchant that took advantage of other merchant’s misfortunes and failures.
Once upon a time, merchants saw ecommerce marketplaces as a place to clear out overstock items. But the growing global economy and partnerships with brick and mortar retailers are making the marketplaces an attractive outlet for third-party merchants to sell their goods.In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: Why partnering with marketplaces […]
Amazon is expected to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its U.S. fulfillment centers for the holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand, a 40% increase over 2012, according to a press release.
Are you looking to expand your U.S.-based business globally? There may be some things you will need to consider before moving towards the international route.
Marketplaces represent a great revenue opportunity for omnichannel merchants. But as Midwest Photo Exchange learned, the devil is in the details. Here’s why the more time you spend preparing your items and integrating your infrastructure will help you better control your costs and add to your bottom line.
Amazon has been making major investments domestically and internationally to its fulfillment operations. In fact, since 2010 alone, Amazon has invested $14 billion in building new warehouses and hiring additional back-end staff all in an effort to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible.
Newegg, Inc. (www.newegg.com), the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States, today announced announced that its first ever pop-up store will be open for three days on August 16-18 in The Oaks shopping center in Thousand Oaks, California. Newegg’s exclusive store event will feature over 70 products from Intel, Samsung, Sony, WD and more. Customers […]
I recently found out about Amazon Collections and thought it was another great concept for Amazon to take part in. I personally spend a lot of my free time on the Amazon site looking for products, comparing prices with other major retailers or simply looking through the book section for new releases and New York Times Best Sellers.
As e-commerce continues to evolve, it is clear that much of the success is due to operating storefronts on multiple sites. Adopting this “sell-anywhere” approach will help you realize a meaningful impact on your bottom line.
Local shopping service eBay Now, which already delivers products to consumers from local retailers in the San Francisco, San Jose and New York City markets, has expanded its reach in those areas.