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Amazon Creates Prime Day, Its Own Global Selling Holiday  Jul 06, 2015 6:25 AM By Tim Parry

On the eve of Amazon’s 20th birthday, the company introduces Prime Day, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members. See how Amazon plans to take over the world on July 15.

Aeropostale Continues Expansion With Licensing Agreements in India and Indonesia  Jul 03, 2015 9:42 PM By MCM Staff

Aeropostale’s expansion plans in India include the opening of 50 standalone stores, 150 shop-in-shops in select locations, and ecommerce operations across the country over the next five years, beginning in March 2016.

Mexico Becomes Amazon’s Latest Cross-Border Market  Jul 03, 2015 9:21 PM By Tim Parry

Building on the success of the Kindle Store that opened for Mexican customers in 2013, Amazon.com has launched its physical goods store on Amazon.com.mx, a Spanish-language website with millions of unique items available for customers in Mexico. “Our mission at Amazon is to be Earth’s most customer centric company, and we strive to be the […]

Week in Review: Trump Dumped Like a Cheap Suit  Jul 03, 2015 8:26 AM By MCM Staff

It’s not often that Presidential candidates make the pages of Multichannel Merchant. It’s also not often that Donald Trump follows through with his promise to run for President.

Macy’s Dumps Trump  Jul 01, 2015 2:27 PM By Daniela Forte

Macy’s announced it is pulling the Donald Trump branded merchandise after he made inflammatory and racially charged statements directed towards immigrants from Mexico, calling them “killers and rapists.” See what this will mean for Trump and for Macy’s.

Week in Review: Confederate Flags Pulled After Sales Spikes  Jun 26, 2015 2:27 PM By MCM Staff

The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag spilled to ecommerce sites and shopping carts, as retailers scrambled to stop sales of the Confederate flag. Here’s more about that, and a look at the rest of this week’s news, commentary and events.

Deliv Acquires WeDeliver, Expands into Local Merchant Space  Jun 26, 2015 10:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

Crowdsourced same-day delivery provider Deliv has acquired Chicago-based WeDeliver, allowing it to expand into the local merchant category nationwide.

Walmart Asking Suppliers for Inventory, Warehouse Fees  Jun 25, 2015 3:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart is asking most U.S. suppliers for fees to cover store and warehouse use, in an effort to wring costs out of the supply chain and boost earnings.

China’s New Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015  Jun 25, 2015 6:27 AM By MCM Staff

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood. Here’s why you need to be there.

Rue La La Honors Charleston Shooting Victims  Jun 24, 2015 5:25 PM By Daniela Forte

In an email this week, flash sale apparel retailer Rue La La spoke out about the shooting last week at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC in which nine people were shot dead by a lone gunman.






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