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Rakuten to Accept Bitcoin on Global Marketplaces  Mar 19, 2015 10:38 AM By MCM Staff

The integration with Bitnet’s platform will make Rakuten one of the largest ecommerce companies in the world to begin accepting Bitcoin.

NRF Proposes Achievable Solutions to Address Cyber Security Threats  Mar 18, 2015 1:14 PM By MCM Staff

The National Retail Federation presented Congress solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyber attacks and data breaches. See what their plans are to prevent cyber attacks and data breaches.

Remembering Don Libey  Mar 16, 2015 11:22 AM By Mark Amtower

Author, speaker, CEO advisor, Sherlock Holmes buff and direct marketing industry icon Don Libey passed away on March 14. Among many other game-changing contributions, Don was the originator and codifier of the RFM principle of direct marketing, a key factor in the success of many merchants.

Target Banking on $2.2 Billion Technology Investment  Mar 11, 2015 1:35 PM By Daniela Forte

Target outlined plans for $2 billion to $2.2 billion in capital expenditures this year, with $1 billion going to technology investments including its supply chain and inventory management systems.

Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced in Senate… Again…  Mar 11, 2015 1:05 PM By Tim Parry

Here we go again… A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow local brick-and-mortar retailers to compete on a level playing field with out-of-state sellers. The bill, in some form, has been introduced by Senate three times this decade.

Omnichannel Results Exceed Expectations for American Eagle  Mar 09, 2015 12:40 PM By Mike O'Brien

American Eagle Outfitters is seeing success with its omnichannel program, which contributed to good numbers for the fourth quarter.

Sephora Takes On Amazon with Two-Day Shipping Program  Mar 09, 2015 11:31 AM By Mike O'Brien

Beauty retailer Sephora is upping its ecommerce fulfillment game, offering customers unlimited free two-day shipping for $10 per year, a la Amazon Prime.

Chico’s FAS to Close 120 Stores, Lay Off 240  Mar 05, 2015 11:05 AM By Mike O'Brien

In order to rationalize costs and focus more on omnichannel, Chico’s FAS plans to close 120 locations through 2017, including 35 this year.

Free Shipping and Flexibility are Key Global Ecommerce Drivers  Mar 04, 2015 2:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Convenience, flexible delivery and payment options continue influence online consumers worldwide, says a new study conducted by comScore on behalf of UPS.

Bergdorf Goodman Goes International with Borderfree  Feb 25, 2015 11:18 AM By MCM Staff

Luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman announced that it has partnered with Borderfree to open its website and sell to international shoppers with BFX, Borderfree’s new global ecommerce platform for retailers.






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