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ExecutiveJan 16, 2014 4:26 PM By Erin Lynch
The competition in price played a major role in the declining 2013 holiday sales results at Best Buy, according to a statement released by the electronics retailer. In the nine week holiday period that ended on Jan. 4, Best Buy reported $11.45 million in revenue, down slightly from the 2012 holiday season of $11.75 million.
ExecutiveJan 15, 2014 5:17 PM By Erin Lynch
J.C. Penney has announced that it will close 33 under performing stores across the country and laying off 2,000 employees in an effort to save $65 million.
ExecutiveJan 15, 2014 2:43 PM By Erin Lynch
Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.
ExecutiveJan 14, 2014 12:24 PM By MCM Staff
PM Digital has announced the addition of Valeria Maltoni as Vice President, Digital Strategy.
ExecutiveJan 13, 2014 12:17 PM By Daniela Forte
ForeSee announced that its president and CEO, Larry Freed has decided to step down from his position, according to a ForeSee blog post.
ExecutiveJan 13, 2014 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch
While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
ExecutiveJan 09, 2014 11:47 AM By Erin Lynch
The Barnes & Noble retail segment, which includes traditional brick-and-mortar stores and BN.com, released its 2013 holiday sales results which show a 6.6% decline compared to last year.
ExecutiveJan 08, 2014 5:23 PM By Erin Lynch
In an effort to save nearly $100 million annually, Macy’s has laid out a cost reduction plan which includes laying off 2,500 workers and the closing of a handful of its brick-and-mortar stores.
ExecutiveJan 08, 2014 4:43 PM By Tim Parry
Rotunda Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Discount Ramps, LLC from the online retailer of transportation and hauling products’ founder Joel Lederhause. The financial terms of the deal, which closed Dec. 20, were not disclosed.
ExecutiveJan 01, 2014 8:30 PM By Graham Cooke
With the new year and new budget assessments upon us, this is a critical time for merchants to assess and reevaluate their strengths and opportunities. Marketers may experience many stages of resolutions, but to truly reap the benefits of 2014, all the following outlined should be realized.