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hhgregg Embarks on Brand Transformation  May 06, 2014 11:05 AM By MCM Staff

the hhgregg brand transformation will encompass all customer touchpoints, including its 228 store locations and its online presence, the electronics-seller said May 6.

Smartphone-Generated Retail Revenue Up 115.9% in April 2014  May 05, 2014 6:28 PM By Tim Parry

Smartphones generated 29.3% of total online visits, up 45.0% from April 2013. The market share of non-mobile (desktop) visits decreased 22.3% from April 2013 to April 2014.

Nordstrom Rack Launches Integrated Online and Mobile Shopping Site  May 05, 2014 5:13 PM By Tim Parry

Nordstromrack.com is built on a shared platform with HauteLook, Nordstrom’s flash sale business, and gives customers access to shop Nordstrom Rack merchandise alongside HauteLook flash sale events.

FedEx Ground Will Apply Dimensional Weight Pricing to All Shipments  May 05, 2014 4:52 PM By Tim Parry

Currently, FedEx Ground applies dimensional weight pricing only to packages measuring three cubic feet or greater. This change will align the FedEx Ground dimensional weight pricing with FedEx Express by applying it to all packages.

Overstock.com Launches Supplier Oasis Fulfillment Services  May 05, 2014 4:34 PM By Tim Parry

Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne made the announcement at the company’s annual partner conference.

Threadless Launches New Type Tees iPhone App  May 05, 2014 11:44 AM By Tim Parry

Global design community Threadless has launched Type Tees, a new mobile application that allows users to create custom text-based t-shirts instantly from their mobile devices.

Steinhafel Out as Target’s CEO  May 05, 2014 9:54 AM By Tim Parry

Following “extensive discussions,” with its board of directors, Gregg Steinhafel has stepped down as chairman, president and CEO of Target. The mass merchant has retained Korn Ferry to advise the board on a comprehensive CEO search.

eBay Inc. Sees Spike in Revenue for First Quarter  May 01, 2014 1:31 PM By Daniela Forte

eBay Inc. saw a 14% increase in revenue to $4.3 billion during its first quarter compared to the first quarter in 2013, the company said April 29.

Coach Sees 14% International Sales Growth  May 01, 2014 1:15 PM By Tim Parry

In fact, men’s represented 15% of Coach’s international sales in the third quarter, and continued to positively contribute to its comps.

Dinesh Lathi Appointed CEO of One Kings Lane  Apr 30, 2014 10:54 AM By MCM Staff

One Kings Lane announced the appointment of Dinesh Lathi as CEO of One Kings Lane. Lathi previously held the positions of chief operating and financial officer.






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