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Apple Pay, Same-day Delivery Highlight Macy’s Inc.’s Omnichannel Rollouts  Sep 15, 2014 8:54 PM By Tim Parry

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s to help launch Apple Pay; same-day delivery to be piloted in fall 2014; new POS technology and customer service enhancements in testing; new apps, web functionality and mobile wallet launched; RFID being expanded to fashion categories.

Chico’s FAS Teams Up with Borderfree  Sep 10, 2014 8:06 PM By MCM Staff

Through its partnership with Borderfree, Chico’s FAS will now be able to transact with shoppers in over 100 countries and territories worldwide in more than 60 global currencies.

Is RadioShack Going Out of Business?  Sep 10, 2014 4:29 PM By Daniela Forte

Electronics retailer Radio Shack could file for bankruptcy soon after its shares lost nearly a third of its value, brokerage Wedbush Securities reported Tuesday, according to Reuters.

Staples, Whole Foods to Accept Apple Pay  Sep 09, 2014 8:54 PM By Tim Parry

Staples and Whole Foods announced Tuesday plans to bring the Apple Pay mobile wallet to its stores, which will make it easy for customers to securely and privately pay for purchases from their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.

Maurices Names Ali Wing CMO, EVP Of Digital Commerce  Sep 09, 2014 4:29 PM By Tim Parry

Ali Wing has accepted the position of Chief Marketing Officer, EVP of Digital Commerce at maurices, a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group.

The Home Depot Confirms Data Security Breach  Sep 09, 2014 2:05 PM By Tim Parry

While Home Depot continues to determine the full scope, scale and impact of the breach, the company said there is no evidence that debit PIN numbers were compromised.

Retail Experts Skeptical about Twitter’s Buy Button  Sep 09, 2014 10:37 AM By Daniela Forte

Twitter announced Monday that it is testing a Buy button, which allows tweeters to buy merchandise from retailers via Twitter, without leaving the social media platform.

Batteries Plus Expands Business Overseas with Acquisition  Sep 08, 2014 5:19 PM By MCM Staff

Batteries Plus LLC has acquired privately held LED Hut Ltd., a leading provider of LED lighting products, including bulbs and light fixtures, to customers throughout Europe.

PetSmart Acquires Pet360  Sep 08, 2014 12:00 PM By Daniela Forte

PetSmart announced last week that it is planning to acquire ecommerce pet retailer Pet360. The transaction is expected to be complete this month.

QCI Direct Founder Jane Glazer Presumed Dead Following Plane Crash  Sep 07, 2014 11:44 AM By Tim Parry

Jane Glazer founded Rochester-based Home Trends Catalog in 1983, and changed its name to QCI Direct to reflect its newly-launched ecommerce site in 2011.






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