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Pitney Bowes Acquires Transportation Management Firm Enroute  Jan 14, 2016 2:29 PM By MCM Staff

Pitney Bowes announced the acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service transportation management solution provider.

Amazon to Buy Out French Delivery Company  Jan 14, 2016 11:46 AM By Mike O'Brien

In its continuing march toward setting up its own logistics and shipping operations, Amazon plans to acquire French package-delivery company Colis Privé.

Translations.com Introduces GlobalLink Connect For inRiver  Jan 13, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

GlobalLink Connect for inRiver is designed to help streamline the process of launching and maintaining global product data by automating manual tasks related to content export/import and reducing client-side project management.

Birchbox Launches Athleisure-Inspired Brand Called ARROW  Jan 13, 2016 10:47 AM By MCM Staff

Birchbox, a beauty and grooming retailer, has announced the launch of ARROW, its second in-house beauty brand. See what this means for the brand.

Alibaba Looks to Cash In with Ali Chinese New Year Shopping Festival  Jan 12, 2016 5:38 PM By Tim Parry

The Ali Chinese New Year Shopping Festival will have a different look and feel to Alibaba’s hugely popular 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. The Festival aims to capture the spirit of Chinese New Year among households across China, while also supporting communities throughout the country.

Finish Line Supply Chain System Issues Hit Q3 Numbers  Jan 11, 2016 11:56 AM By Mike O'Brien

Supply chain issues tied to new OMS and WMS systems led to inventory shortfalls and poor third quarter results for sporting apparel retailer Finish Line.

Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt  Jan 07, 2016 1:47 PM By MCM Staff

Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc. for $250 million in cash, subject to customary requirements.

Sales From Smartphones up 53%, but Online Retailers Struggle to Find Growth  Jan 07, 2016 8:25 AM By Tim Parry

Maybe the year of mobile commerce FINALLY arrived. Retailers said sales from smartphones grew 53% year-over-year, according to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research, and Bizrate Insights. But there’s a catch: despite increased investments in mobile technology, more ecommerce retailers said they are struggling to find growth.

No Miracle on 34th St. for Macy’s, Thousands of Jobs Being Slashed  Jan 06, 2016 6:05 PM By Tim Parry

If Macy’s, Inc. was hoping for a modern-day Miracle on 34th St. the holiday season, it didn’t get one. The department store retailer had a bad holiday season, and will slash thousands of corporate and store-level jobs… and close a contact center.

List of 2016 Macy’s Store Closings  Jan 06, 2016 5:58 PM By MCM Staff

Final clearance sales at the following Macy’s stores closing in early 2016 will begin on Monday, Jan. 11 and run for between eight to 12 weeks.






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