Multichannel Merchant Week In Review The News, Commentary & Events that Shaped Commerce This Week

week of 06/29/2017
Pier 1 Imports Sees 23% Ecommerce Growth in Q1
Pier 1 Imports saw ecommerce growth during the first quarter of 2017. Ecommerce sales totaled $99.3 million, representing a 23% increase year-over-year. See how ecommerce played a role in overall sales and what the retailer is planning to focus on going forward. …»
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Lamps Plus Inc. Launches New Website in Canada
Lamps Plus Inc., a specialty lighting retailer in the United States, announced its expansion into the Canada market with the launch of LampsPlus.ca. See why the company decided to make the move and how its business has grown north of the border.…»
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3 Threats to Retail Success During Holiday Peak Season
Many retailers are already preparing for the holiday season, and most definitely should as early as Amazon Prime Day on July 11. In a recent study by Radial, peak season accounts for more than 30% of total yearly sales for retailers, which means even one small slip-up can affect annual revenues. Before retailers go into the holiday season, here are three threats they need to watch for.…»
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Staples is Acquired for $6.9 Billion
Staples announced it was acquired by a private equity firm for $6.9 billion. Here is what Staples executives had to say about the acquisition and what it means for the company. …»
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With Prime Day Set, Amazon Expected to be Winner Once Again
Amazon has announced that Prime Day 2018 will be held on July 11, with Amazon itself expected to once again be the big winner by selling its own devices and gift cards and bulking up Prime memberships.…»
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