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EcommerceJul 10, 2013 1:41 PM By Jonathan Levitt
With Walmart offering in-store pickup via self-serve lockers, and Gap trying out “reserve-in-store,” it’s clear retailers are still trying to figure out the best method to bridge the online-offline experience. Here are three proven strategies retailers can use to nail the newest omnichannel shopping trend.
EcommerceJul 10, 2013 1:22 PM By Daniela Forte
OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger.
EcommerceJul 10, 2013 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte
Home goods retailer Wayfair.com has joined forces with Quill a B2B office provider, to offer a selection of home and office products on Quill.com, according to a press release.
EcommerceJul 10, 2013 11:12 AM By Erin Lynch
When Trainers Warehouse first launched in 1993 the most popular marketing tactic was the catalog. But when president Sue Landay decided to launch a sister retailer, Office Oxygen, earlier this year she quickly realized the power social media can have on brand exposure.
EcommerceJul 10, 2013 10:13 AM By Erin Lynch
Foot Locker announced that it has officially acquired German-based specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Group. The acquisition of Runners Point Group represents a significant addition to Foot Locker’s European footprint, where it already operates more than 600 Foot Locker stores and had revenue of more than $1 billion in 2012.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 2:13 PM By Erin Lynch
Retailers will get some good news at the start of the back-to-school season as ShopperTrak said it expects to see an increase in retail sales 4.3% compared to August 2012.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:18 PM By Monika Kochhar
Winter holidays are a decisive time for retailers. The National Retail Federation reports that the winter holiday season can represent up to 40% of annual retailer sales, with online gifting taking center stage. Deloitte’s 2012 Annual Holiday Survey recorded that nearly one-quarter of the people surveyed did most of their holiday shopping online. Emerging new […]
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:14 PM By Daniela Forte
The way merchants are packaging their products has changed over the years looking toward more eco-friendly alternatives along with enhanced branding on their packages.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:00 PM By Geoff Brash
Given the wide variety and relative ease of ordering DIY goods online, it’s no surprise that consumers are turning to online merchants for their home or commercial design and repair projects.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 11:45 AM By Erin Lynch
William Lynch has resigned from his post as Barnes & Noble CEO effective immediately, according to a release issued by the retailers. The company also said that a replacement has yet to be named.