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Mobile Still Tops Retailers’ Priority Lists in 2015  Feb 09, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff

Mobile remains a top priority for retailers in 2015, with 58% of retailers placing it at the top of their lists, up from 53% in 2014. See what else retailers are planning this year.

Will 2015 Be the Year of Retail Chapter 11s?  Feb 08, 2015 6:23 PM By Tim Parry

It was as inevitable as the sun rising, but RadioShack finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5. It’s the fifth retailer to file for Chapter 11 since the traditional kickoff of the 2014 holiday season. Here’s a look at which retailers are restructuring, and which one is riding off into the sunset.

Amazon Can Help Grow Your Cross-Border Footprint  Feb 06, 2015 5:41 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon has opened the door to cross-border selling. ChannelAdvisor Team Lead for Marketplace Services Josh Jamieson says Amazon offers some big cross-border opportunities that ecommerce sellers can take advantage of.

Canada Consumers Identified as a Top Target for U.S. Retailers  Feb 05, 2015 7:24 PM By MCM Staff

U.S. retailers seeking to grow business with online shoppers across country borders should look to Canada, according to a report from Borderfree, a cross-border ecommerce solutions provider.

Staples – Office Depot Deal Signals Shift in Office Supply Market  Feb 04, 2015 3:14 PM By Daniela Forte

Staples Inc.’s plans to acquire Office Depot Inc., is a sign that the office supply industry is losing ground to discount stores and ecommerce merchants. See what this could mean for both companies.

Alibaba.com Partners with Lending Club  Feb 03, 2015 1:32 PM By Daniela Forte

Online marketplace Lending Club and Alibaba.com announced the launch of a strategic multi-year partnership. See what this will mean for both companies.

Become the Valentine’s Brand of Choice  Feb 03, 2015 10:46 AM By Oren Levy

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, retailers are forming strategies to make consumers fall in love with their brand this February 14th and the weeks leading up to the big day. See how you can become your consumer’s brand of choice.

UPS, FedEx Increase Fuel Surcharge Rates  Feb 02, 2015 4:26 PM By Mike O'Brien

Effective Feb. 2, UPS raised its fuel surcharge rates for ground and air services, as did rival FedEx.

3 Ways to Let Love Rule … In the Inbox  Feb 02, 2015 10:46 AM By Jim Davidson

With Valentine’s Day approaching, how are you sharing some love with your subscribers? Here are three ways to show them what you have done for them lately.

Omnichannel, Big Data…What’s Next? Predictions for 2015  Feb 02, 2015 10:27 AM By Graeme Grant

In 2014, the retail industry was full of various buzzwords, from omnichannel to big data and new solutions were being discussed everyday. Here are some predictions for 2015.






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