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USPS 1Q Shipping and Package Volume Increased 12.8%  Feb 10, 2015 11:14 AM By Tim Parry

Total volume for the USPS was 42.6 billion pieces compared to 42 billion pieces in the same quarter the previous year. Shipping and package volume increased 12.8%. However, liquidity remains a concern.

Silver Star Brands Buys Native Remedies  Feb 09, 2015 11:24 AM By MCM Staff

Launched in 2002, Native Remedies is a direct-to-consumer ecommerce marketer of natural and homeopathic health and wellness products.

Abercrombie & Fitch Expands Across Asia  Feb 06, 2015 6:20 AM By Tim Parry

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. recently launched 10 new ecommerce sites for its Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister brands with the Demandware platform, serving China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan. Learn what makes these 10 sites different from its .coms that serve the U.S. market.

RadioShack’s Chapter 11 Filing Includes Restructuring Plan  Feb 05, 2015 6:48 PM By Tim Parry

It appears that the RadioShack brand will live on despite today’s Chapter 11 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. But the iconic electronics retailer will have a much-smaller footprint.

Possible Shutdown Looms Over West Coast Ports as Two Sides Engage in Brinksmanship  Feb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien

Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.

Staples Acquiring Office Depot for $6.3 Billion  Feb 04, 2015 3:26 PM By MCM Staff

Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot in a deal worth $6.3 billion.

Macy’s, Inc. Agrees to Acquire Bluemercury  Feb 04, 2015 3:01 PM By MCM Staff

Macy’s, Inc. to grow its beauty business and enhance customer offerings in standalone Bluemercury specialty locations, in digital channels and in Macy’s stores.

UPS To Add Peak Season Surcharges, Seeking to Offset Operating Costs  Feb 03, 2015 1:04 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS CEO David Abney said the company will add peak season surcharges on residential deliveries to recoup network investments and improve operating results.

Retailers Support Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act  Feb 03, 2015 12:00 PM By MCM Staff

The National Retail Federation expressed strong support for legislation aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act to legislators today.

Brennan Starts Role as New U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General  Feb 03, 2015 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien

Megan J. Brennan officially becomes the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1, succeeding Patrick R. Donahoe.






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