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Dylan’s Candy Bar Achieves Double-Digit Revenue Growth  Dec 15, 2015 1:59 PM By MCM Staff

NetSuite Inc. a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced that Dylan’s Candy Bar, the largest state-of-the-art sweets emporium and candy lifestyle brand, has achieved double-digit revenue growth since deploying NetSuite.

Will Hudson’s Bay Co. Buy Gilt Groupe?  Dec 15, 2015 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte

Several reports have indicated that high-end retailer Saks Fifth Avenue is in talks to acquire New York-based flash-sales site Gilt Groupe for $250 million. See what this will mean for both companies.

Catalog Founder and Pioneer Lillian Vernon Dies at 88  Dec 15, 2015 11:17 AM By Tim Parry

Lillian Vernon, the founder and former Chairwoman of Lillian Vernon Corp., passed away Monday, December 14, at the age of 88. Read more about the life of Lillian Vernon, how she became a pioneer in the catalog industry, and the legacy she leaves behind.

Newell Rubbermaid Will Acquire Jarden Corporation for $15.4 Billion  Dec 14, 2015 5:30 PM By Tim Parry

Michael B. Polk, currently CEO of Newell Rubbermaid, will become CEO of Newell Brands. The combined company creates a $16 billion consumer goods company with portfolio of power brands in large, growing and unconsolidated global markets.

The North Face, IBM and Fluid Launch New Interactive Shopping Experience using AI  Dec 14, 2015 4:02 PM By MCM Staff

The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, announced today the launch of a new interactive online shopping experience powered by IBM’s Watson.

Week in Review: Will There Be Walmart Pay Evangelists in 2016?  Dec 11, 2015 1:16 PM By MCM Staff

Mobile payments gained more traction this week when Walmart announced Walmart Pay, which is being touted as a first by a major retailer.

Retailers Urge Congress to Reject Customs Bill If Without Online Sales Tax  Dec 10, 2015 3:45 PM By MCM Staff

The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to reject a customs reauthorization bill set for a vote this week unless it includes a provision allowing states to require online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stores.

Poor Customer Service Affecting Businesses  Dec 10, 2015 1:50 PM By MCM Staff

A new national survey from Corvisa shows consumers are getting fed up with poor customer service and as a result, businesses’ livelihoods are at stake.

Walmart Launches Walmart Pay  Dec 10, 2015 1:34 PM By Daniela Forte

Walmart announced the launch of Walmart Pay which will work with any iOS or Android smartphone, any major payment type and at any checkout lane through the Walmart app. See what this will mean for the big box retailer.

India is Second Largest Market for Alibaba  Dec 10, 2015 11:07 AM By Daniela Forte

Alibaba.com, the business-to-business side of The Alibaba Group has named India as its second largest market next to China. See what this means for Alibaba.com.






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