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NewsOct 27, 2015 12:03 PM By Daniela Forte
In an effort to be authentic and setting themselves apart from other retailers, outdoor apparel brand REI announced it will close all of its 143 stores and ecommerce channel on Black Friday. In this video, CEO Jerry Stritzke talks about what prompted this decision.
NewsOct 27, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff
Amazon reported a third-quarter profit of $79 million on sales that rose 23% to $25.4 billion, making it three of the last four quarters in the black.
NewsOct 27, 2015 10:22 AM By Mike O'Brien
Walmart asked the FAA to begin testing drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, joining Amazon and Google in the air.
NewsOct 27, 2015 10:18 AM By MCM Staff
Deloitte released its 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends. The survey reveals major disruptions in holiday shopping traditions, largely due to digital engagement. See what this means for online retailers.
NewsOct 27, 2015 9:38 AM By MCM Staff
FedEx is predicting a record 317 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve this year, a 12.4% increase in volume compared to 2014.
NewsOct 24, 2015 8:37 AM By MCM Staff
Sears has introduced “Meet With An Expert,” this free service that improves the home appliance shopping experience by connecting online shoppers with knowledgeable associates in store. It seems fitting that Sears made this announcement on October 21, 2015, which was “Back to the Future Day.”
NewsOct 23, 2015 4:55 PM By Mike O'Brien
The union representing UPS pilots voted in favor of a strike to settle a four-year-long negotiation, as FedEx reached a six-year deal with its pilots union.
NewsOct 23, 2015 10:54 AM By MCM Staff
JD.com and Tencent Holdings Limited jointly announced an expanded partnership to provide merchants with innovative mobile marketing solutions ahead of this year’s Singles Day promotion.
NewsOct 20, 2015 2:16 PM By MCM Staff
overstockArt.com has launched an ecommerce website that has replaced its 12 year-old flagship online store. See what updates were made to the new site.
NewsOct 20, 2015 8:14 AM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon said it is creating 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network this holiday season to meet increased demand, up from 80,000 hired in 2014.