MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » NEWS
NewsJun 30, 2016 7:50 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS executives said they will continue to place a $1 billion bet on new technology each year, including major investments in facility automation, robotics and even drones to conduct tasks such as aircraft inspections and inventory counts. See what else the company disclosed about its strategy and operations during media day at its Atlanta headquarters.
NewsJun 30, 2016 4:27 PM By MCM Staff
The Board of Directors of Belk, Inc. announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. Former Hot Topic CEO, Lisa Harper will take over, see what this will mean for the company.
NewsJun 30, 2016 10:04 AM By Daniela Forte
Amazon announced its second annual Prime Day, set to take place on Tuesday, July 12. This year, the marketplace giant will offer more than 100,000 deals worldwide to Prime members. See what plans Amazon has in place.
NewsJun 29, 2016 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien
Smaller merchants doing business in Canada are getting product out the door and setting up contingencies in anticipation of a possible Canada Post strike. See what options are available, and what impact the work stoppage could have.
NewsJun 29, 2016 11:23 AM By Daniela Forte
Forever 21 may need to start looking for a new shipping company, as its current shipping company EZ Worldwide Express has abandoned them. Read what caused the company to abandon Forever 21 and what plans the brand has in place.
NewsJun 28, 2016 2:06 PM By Daniela Forte
eBay will soon be expanding in Africa through a new partnership with MallofAfrica.com, an online shopping startup, beginning next month. See what this will mean for both companies and how it will help eBay expand into Africa.
NewsJun 28, 2016 11:52 AM By Mike O'Brien
In 2016, more than 15% of Chinese residents will make online purchases from offshore sellers worth $85.76 billion, according to a new report from eMarketer. By 2020, more than a quarter of the population, representing half of all digital buyers, will be doing so, the company reported.
NewsJun 28, 2016 11:04 AM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon announced another expansion of its Amazon Dash Button program, adding more than 50 new brands and increasing the total to more than 150. With the program, Amazon is bringing a growing assortment of popular consumer packaged goods sold at its marketplace into the realm of simplified, push button fulfillment gratification.
NewsJun 24, 2016 10:08 AM By MCM Staff
The Honest Kitchen’s site traffic saw a significant boost in conversion when it began using Shop Socially’s refer-a-friend app. Visitors who saw the referral campaign on the site, referred the brand to their friends. Honest Kitchen saw referral traffic convert two times higher than normal. See how The Honest Kitchen benefited in other ways from using the refer-a-friend app.
NewsJun 23, 2016 12:32 PM By Mike O'Brien
FedEx’s continued focus on ecommerce growth, reflected in its capital spending and recent spate of acquisitions, paid dividends in fiscal 2016, especially the 20% growth in ground revenue. Walmart’s recent addition of a subscription service in response to Amazon Prime, partially served by regional carriers, is not a concern, company executives said.