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Daniela Forte Promoted to Associate Editor  Apr 29, 2016 3:52 PM By MCM Staff

In this new role, Forte will be responsible for maintaining and producing content for Multichannel Merchant’s websites, project management of Multichannel Merchant’s digital products, act as a liaison between the editorial, email operations, sales, marketing, and production teams, and managing Multichannel Merchant’s social media channels.

Sports Authority Calling it Quits  Apr 28, 2016 1:28 PM By Tim Parry

Sports Authority won’t come out of bankruptcy as an independent company and instead wants to sell off all its holdings, according to a report from The Denver Post.

Kawasaki Selects Kibo for Distributed Order Management Solution  Apr 28, 2016 11:01 AM By MCM Staff

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. has selected Kibo for a distributed order management solution to support its new customer-focused ecommerce platform.

Duluth Trading Company Selects Demandware Commerce Platform  Apr 28, 2016 10:20 AM By MCM Staff

Duluth Trading Company has select Demandware’s cloud-based ecommerce platform to optimize its digital and omnichannel growth strategies.

Coach Bags More Than 300 Jobs  Apr 27, 2016 1:52 PM By Tim Parry

Even though struggling Coach Inc.’s sales rose 13% in the third quarter, the accessories merchant announced Tuesday that it will bag more than 300 positions worldwide, representing about a 10% decrease in its global corporate staff. That includes these two top-ranking company officials.

Bill Blass Names Borderlinx as Cross-Border Ecommerce Expansion Partner  Apr 26, 2016 9:35 PM By Tim Parry

Iconic American fashion brand Bill Blass has chosen Borderlinx to lead the global distribution of its high-end product range, rounding out the retailer’s major brand re-launch. Bill Blass set the standard for American designer brands when it was founded in 1970, and today it continues in the spirit of innovation by becoming the first global […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club Adds Buy Online, Pickup in Store  Apr 26, 2016 4:37 PM By MCM Staff

Joining a growing trend, BJ’s Wholesale Club has introduced buy online, pickup in store at its 213 locations in 15 states, including the entire Eastern seaboard as well as Ohio and Pennsylvania. Non-members can try it out for a 90-day trial.

Guess Plans Expansion of Louisville Distribution Center  Apr 26, 2016 3:17 PM By Mike O'Brien

Guess is expanding by more than 50% its operations in Louisville, KY, with plans to build a second distribution center next to its existing facility there. The company purchased the 32-acre parcel earlier this year for $32, and currently employs 400 at its existing 505,000-square-foot DC.

Need for Delivery Speed Driving Ecommerce Distribution Investments  Apr 26, 2016 11:57 AM By MCM Staff

The need for speed in ecommerce distribution, driven largely by Amazon Prime’s two-day promise, is behind increased investments in distribution center technology as well as a trend toward more smaller, forward-based facilities closer to the customer, according to a new report. Find out what other topline results came from the survey of 1,400 IT and warehouse professionals around the globe.

Amazon to Open Sixth Texas Fulfillment Center, Creating 1,000 Jobs  Apr 26, 2016 10:16 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon announced plans to open a sixth Texas fulfillment center in Haslet, TX, making it the fourth Amazon fulfillment center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The company operates an estimated 161 distribution, fulfillment and sortation centers in the U.S., totaling 68.9 million square feet, enabling it to deliver on Prime Now’s two-day delivery guarantee.






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