Party City Announces New Leadership Appointments  Jul 22, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

Party City announced leadership appointments. The appointment of Daniel J. Sullivan as CFO to succeed Michael A. Correale. The announcement coincides with Correale’s decision to step down as its global CFO to focus on the newly created position of EVP Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer effective August 29, 2016.

UPS Reportedly Testing Saturday Delivery in Three Markets  Jul 22, 2016 10:06 AM By Mike O'Brien

Driven by ecommerce demand and competitive pressure, UPS is testing Saturday delivery this summer, reportedly in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. The volume of shipments will determine continuation and future expansion of the service.

Radial Hires 3,200 Workers to Help Retailers for Holiday 2016  Jul 21, 2016 1:51 PM By MCM Staff

Radial announced it has hired 3,200 workers to help leading retailers this holiday season. Radial employees will be trained to represent brands and retailers of all sizes, and cultivate a base of loyal, happy customers. See what the training will include and how it will help retailers this holiday season.

Monotype Acquires Olapic for $130 Million  Jul 21, 2016 11:59 AM By Daniela Forte

Font and technology specialists Monotype announced it would acquire visual marketing platform Olapic for $130 million. See what this means for for both companies and what it allows for Monotype going forward.

Unilever Gets a Billion Dollar Shave Club  Jul 20, 2016 11:01 AM By Tim Parry

Unilever has signed an agreement to purchase Dollar Shave Club, which is worth a reported $1 billion cash. Here’s what the deal means to both parties, and why Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin’s handsome-ass grandfather would be proud.

The Yankee Candle Company Selects Vendor for Omnichannel Retailing and Singular Commerce  Jul 19, 2016 2:53 PM By MCM Staff

The Yankee Candle Company has selected Aptos Inc., to help streamline, optimize and integrate its omnichannel retail operations and support engagement with customers. In choosing Aptos Inc., it has offered The Yankee Candle Company a strong retail point of sale, CRM, order management, sales audit and a loss prevention functionality.

eBags Has Record Second Quarter Results and Strong Amazon Prime Day Sales  Jul 18, 2016 12:50 PM By Tim Parry

eBags announced that it recorded record sales growth both for the second fiscal quarter of 2016, and during its Amazon Prime Day event. Here’s a look at how eBags fared during both time periods, and what’s escalating the company’s double-digit sales growth.

Nordstrom Takes Minority Stake in Drop Shipping Firm Dsco  Jul 15, 2016 10:37 AM By MCM Staff

Nordstrom has invested an undisclosed sum in drop shipping firm Dsco, formerly Dropship Commerce, in order to grow its ecommerce business. See how this will enable Nordstrom to reduce its inventory levels and shift holding costs to its suppliers.

Amazon Delivers Another Prime Day Migraine  Jul 12, 2016 10:20 PM By Tim Parry

From poor deals to cancelled coupon codes to technical difficulties, Amazon made it’s second-annual Prime Day one to remember… or forget.

SKECHERS Expands European Distribution Center  Jul 12, 2016 3:48 PM By MCM Staff

SKECHERS has completed the fourth phase of an expansion to its European distribution center in Belgium by adding 26,500 square meters to bring it to a total size of approximately 98,500 square-meters, making it the largest company-operated DC in southern Belgium.

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