QVC Acquires zulily for $2.4 Billion  Aug 17, 2015 11:24 AM By MCM Staff

QVC Group acquires zulily Inc., for $2.4 billion. See what this acquisition means for both companies and how it will expand its growth to customers. Launches in Canada  Aug 17, 2015 9:46 AM By MCM Staff has launched in Canada. With more than 2,000 boutiques currently on the site, it represents the fourth country in which has store partners. See what other countries is in and what this expansion means for the company.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Aug. 17, 2015  Aug 17, 2015 9:43 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced B2B and B2C distribution center and fulfillment center expansions, additions and closures.

NASA Helps Google Skirt Drone Testing Rules  Aug 13, 2015 10:31 AM By Mike O'Brien

Google has been quietly conducting drone testing for the past year through a deal with NASA, effectively skirting FAA rules that Amazon has been abiding by.

Newegg Establishes Canada Global Seller Program  Aug 13, 2015 7:16 AM By MCM Staff

Newegg has announced establishment of its Canada Global Seller Program. The new program gives sellers across the globe an easy point of entry to reach millions of Canadian customers.

SKECHERS Launches New Subsidiary in Latin America  Aug 13, 2015 7:07 AM By MCM Staff

Building on its nearly 20 years of business in Latin America, SKECHERS plans to grow its operations and footprint. Here’s why SKECHERS is transitioning 21 SKECHERS stores in the region to subsidiary-owned and -operated locations, looking at new retail destinations, and expanding its account distribution base.

Macy’s Testing Ecommerce in China, Signs Exclusive Deal with Alibaba  Aug 12, 2015 5:54 PM By Tim Parry

Macy’s, Inc. has formed a free-standing joint venture with Hong Kong-based Fung Retailing Limited to explore retailing in China, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing consumer marketplaces. Under the joint venture, Macy’s plans to begin selling in China in late 2015 through an exclusive ecommerce presence on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global.

Macy’s 2Q Sales Are Down 2.6%, But Terry Lundgren is Optimistic  Aug 12, 2015 12:15 PM By Tim Parry

Macy’s second quarter sales decreased 2.6%, but chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren was optimistic in a press release the company issued on Wednesday morning, even though he added that sales for the fiscal year will probably be down 1%. Here’s why Lundgren is still smiling despite the negative numbers.

Amazon to Open First Fulfillment Center in Illinois  Aug 11, 2015 3:40 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon has announced plans to open a nearly 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Joliet, Ill. The site, which will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens, is the company’s first in the state.

USPS Sees Smaller Loss, Gains in Package Delivery for Q3  Aug 11, 2015 3:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

The U.S. Postal Service saw a smaller net loss in its third quarter, and continues to record gains in its shipping and package operations.

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