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Fab.com announced its plans this week to centralize operations from Europe to its New York City headquarters, according to a recent blog post written by CEO and founder Jason Goldberg.
Clothing retailer Hanes has announced that it will acquire intimate apparel retailer Maidenform to the tune of $575 million.
Hudson’s Bay Company announced on July 29 the acquisition of Saks, valued at $2.9 billion or $16 a share, according to a press release from Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Hudson’s Bay Company also owns Lord & Taylor and Home Outfitters.
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.
Selling internationally for U.S. based retailers can be tough especially since international shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts at higher rates compared to their American counterparts. In fact, according to this snapshot of the international shopper, 37% avoid buying online because of the shipping costs alone. But don’t let that discourage you from selling and shipping globally, here are a few steps you can take to snag that sale.
B2B software companies must ensure a convenient sales process that reflects their customers’ shopping preferences. Businesses must plan for conflict between different sales channels and customers’ expectations of the shopping experience.
Merchants are going beyond the domestic borders and thinking globally when it comes to selling their products. Here’s what Craig Reed, vice president of global commerce for Pitney Bowes, said in an interview at IRCE 2013 about selling internationally.
The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.
How can ecommerce businesses fight the dynamic nature of fraud and reduce losses associated with fraudulent purchases? While certainly not exhaustive, here are four important things to watch for in your ecommerce fraud prevention.
Integrating in-store, online and mobile shopping channels is the best thing retailers can do in order to improve the shopping experience according to half of the respondents of the recent Seamless Retail Study by Exolevel. The study found that 89% of consumers said it was important for retailers to let them shop for products in the way that is convenient for them, no matter which sales channel they choose.
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