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NewsMay 19, 2016 9:43 AM By MCM Staff
Department store Hudson’s Bay and off-price shop Saks OFF 5TH expected to launch first stores in summer 2017 utilizing HBC Europe’s existing infrastructure and will utilize the same platforms such as information technology, procurement and digital support.
NewsMay 17, 2016 9:44 AM By Tim Parry
Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin shared a dirty little secret with CNBC reporter Courtney Reagan as the two shared the main stage at Shoptalk on Tuesday, May 17. Men don’t like to shave. Here’s how Dubin transformed his 5-year-old company from a commodity into a lifestyle brand that has got men on board with personal grooming.
NewsMay 16, 2016 2:29 PM By Tim Parry
Ron Johnson told Shoptalk attendees in Las Vegas today that the biggest mistake he made in his professional career was going to work as CEO of JCPenney.
NewsMay 13, 2016 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien
Looking to play to a core category strength, Sears Holdings announced plans to open a pilot standalone appliance store in Fort Collins, CO on May 19. If the concept is a success, it would quickly be rolled out in other markets.
NewsMay 12, 2016 3:28 PM By Mike O'Brien
Again taking square aim at Amazon Prime, Walmart plans to offer free two-day shipping as part of its $50 a year ShippingPass program. See what else the retail giant has in the works as it looks to gain ground against its online rival.
NewsMay 11, 2016 4:50 PM By MCM Staff
Sealed Air Corp. has partnered with Box on Demand and Panotec, providers of 3D platforms and fanfold corrugated for on-demand, right-sized box creation.
NewsMay 11, 2016 11:47 AM By Mike O'Brien
A federal court judge has ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to block the proposed Staples-Office Depot merger, upholding the FTC’s December lawsuit which claimed the resulting monopolistic company would harm consumers by adversely affecting office supply prices.
NewsMay 11, 2016 10:44 AM By Tim Parry
Rumors of China’s poor economy may be greatly exaggerated, based on double-digit sales growth reported this month by marketplace leaders Alibaba and JD.com. Here’s a look at how well both marketplaces are performing… and why a self-reported surge by Amazon.cn should keep both Alibaba and JD.com on their toes.
NewsMay 11, 2016 10:42 AM By MCM Staff
Fetch Robotics has partnered with SAP, incorporating the SAP Extended Warehouse Management application with the Fetch and Freight robots, as use of warehouse robotics continues to grow.
NewsMay 10, 2016 3:12 PM By MCM Staff
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that it has expanded its existing relationship with Majid Al Futtaim Fashion through a franchise development agreement to establish a retail store presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.