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EcommerceJul 16, 2013 10:38 AM By Erin Lynch
For some retailers, a pop-up store is key around the holiday shopping season or in hopes of opening up your brand to a new audience. But for J&P Cycles, which runs a pop-up store every year during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, it means a $1 million boost in sales.
EcommerceJul 16, 2013 10:06 AM By Erin Lynch
Slow moving inventory is an issue that retailers never want to have, but more likely than not, will. But that doesn’t mean you have to let slow moving inventory collect dust. Here are a few things you can do to either turn a profit or gain valuable customer appreciation.
EcommerceJul 12, 2013 11:02 AM By Daniela Forte
Customer acquisition via email marketing has magnified since 2009. According to Custora’s report “E-Commerce Customer Acquisition Snapshot” the channel grew from 0.88% of customers acquired in 2009 to 6.84% in 2013.
EcommerceJul 10, 2013 3:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Wired has posted a new video introducing the ecommerce world to a few members of the robotic workforce at the Quiet Logistics order fulfillment center in Devens, Mass. According to the video, the robots, which have names such as Peanut Botter, Botter Rum, Juke Bot, Bot-B-Q, and Walter CaBot IV, require a five minute recharge every hour and have a 99.94% accuracy rate.
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.