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ExecutiveSep 26, 2013 1:30 PM By Erin Lynch
While some merchants say the Marketplace Fairness Act could put them out of business, one industry expert shared his thoughts on what the true cost the MFA will be for retailers.
ExecutiveSep 25, 2013 2:06 PM By Erin Lynch
Even though merchants are gearing up for the additional hiring of seasonal employees this holiday, a new report has found that “shaky” consumer confidence and an increased in efficiencies in the retail space could prevent seasonal hiring from hitting the great heights it did in 2012.
ExecutiveSep 23, 2013 10:35 AM By Jim Coogan
The Board of Governors of the USPS may vote this month on an exigent postage increase. See what the economic case for catalog mail needs to include.
ExecutiveSep 20, 2013 2:58 PM By Arien Gessner
The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 would give states broad power to enforce tax collection on remote sellers. But Congress could learn a lesson from the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.
ExecutiveSep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch
In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.
ExecutiveSep 19, 2013 10:41 AM By MCM Staff
Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a U.S. Senate committee that the U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of a financial disaster and that its cash liquidity remains dangerously low.
ExecutiveSep 18, 2013 11:00 AM By Tim Parry
Shopping cart abandonment remains a major challenge for merchants, with the average online shopping cart abandonment rate at 75%. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win a cart abandoner back and convert him into a buyer.
ExecutiveSep 06, 2013 11:08 AM By Erin Lynch
Outdoor apparel and gear retailer, REI, has named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s president and CEO following an extensive national search. Prior to joining REI, Stritzke was the president and COO at Coach but resigned on September 2.
ExecutiveAug 26, 2013 10:59 AM By Daniela Forte
Pet products merchants Ruffwear, Dog is Good, Pet Lifestyle And You and Pup-Pee Solutions have found ways to differentiate themselves and succeed in business. Here’s what these four merchants are doing to differentiate themselves in the crowded pet products category.
ExecutiveAug 22, 2013 10:11 AM By Erin Lynch
The Sears Holding Corporation, which operates Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Kmart, reported a 6% or $194 million loss in the second quarter. However, the online sales for both sears.com and kmart.com grew over 20%.