For intimate apparel merchant Bare Necessities, spin-off titles have been a successful venture. Bare Necessities launched BarePlus by Bare Necessities at BarePlus.com in February with a big public relations blitz.
Brick-and-mortar retailers sell more when they have more staff on the floor to help customers. This also applies in the online environment. Here are five tips to help your customer service boost online sales.
Walgreens announced that it has invested $6.7 billion for 45% of ownership in the UK based pharmacy retailer Alliance Boots. Walgreens could take complete control of Alliance Boots in 2015.
Bazaarvoice will pay $31.0 million in cash, issue up to 6.4 million shares of common stock and assume vested and unvested options to purchase the common stock of PowerReviews equivalent to 1.6 million options to purchase the common stock of Bazaarvoice.
First-quarter sales for Staples slipped 1%, to $6.1 billion, for the three months ended April 28. Direct sales from its North American Delivery Business — which includes the Staples and Quill catalogs and online businesses as well as the Staples contract delivery business — grew 2%, to $2.6 billion.
For many businesses, the social media component is a critical element for their contact center. As a contact center is the extension of the brand, social media is an extension of the service. It is one more form of interaction that today
Christian Feuer is the new president and CEo at Specialty Catalog Corp.
PPR will use ecommerce technology and international shipping services from Pitney Bowes to expand the online global reach of some of its luxury brands.
Our roundtable participants were Chris Bradley, CEO of Cuddledown; Paal Gisholt, CEO of SmartPak; Guy van Rooyen, president of Donna Salyers Fabulous Furs; Susan Landay, president and CEO of Trainers Warehouse; Matt Glerum, president of TravelSmith Outfitters; Phyliss Mosca, president of Ulla Popken; Steve Voigt, CEO of King Arthur Flour Co.; Vicki Updike, president of Miles Kimball Co.; Margot Murphy Moore, CEO of 1-800-HOMEOPATHY; and Russ Gaitskill, president and CEO of Garnet Hill.
As you look to start, modify or optimize your targeting efforts, here are four questions you can ask yourself (or your team) to get moving in the right direction.