Global ARCHIVE

Turnaround Specialist Smith Replaces Office Depot’s Co-CEOs  Nov 13, 2013 1:42 PM By Tim Parry

Turnaround specialist Roland Smith was named chairman and CEO of Office Depot Inc. on Nov. 12, effective immediately, and replaces Office Depot’s Neil Austrian and OfficeMax’s Ravi Saligram, who were named co-CEOs of the merged company just last week.

NFL Launches First Ecommerce Store in China  Nov 12, 2013 1:40 PM By Erin Lynch

The National Football League has opened its first official online store in China. The new site is similar to the U.S. ecommerce site selling official NFL branded apparel, equipment and accessories over an ecommerce platform on China’s Tmall.com.

Merchants Miss Opportunities to Use Site Search  Nov 12, 2013 1:11 PM By Daniela Forte

Six out of 10 merchants don’t use the site search in order to enhance their marketing programs, according to this infographic from SLI Systems.

Most Merchants Aren’t Optimizing Site Search to Improve ROI  Nov 12, 2013 8:00 AM By MCM Staff

Global ecommerce merchants are missing significant opportunities to improve the effectiveness, reach and return of their marketing and sales programs, according to a new survey of 160 global retail organizations conducted by SLI Systems

The Home Depot Receives Backlash for Racist Tweet  Nov 08, 2013 12:41 PM By Daniela Forte

The Home Depot received backlash when it released what many are considering to be a racist tweet sent out by the company on Twitter which showed two African American drummers flanking a man wearing a gorilla mask.

Webgistix Announces Fulfillment Center Expansion  Nov 07, 2013 6:14 PM By Erin Lynch

Webgistix announced plans to build a new fulfillment center in Scranton, Pennsylvania and expand its current fulfillment center in Las Vegas, citing a high demand for fulfillment services across the county.

Amazon Shares Warehouse Space with Proctor & Gamble  Nov 06, 2013 2:20 PM By Daniela Forte

Since 2010 Amazon has shared warehouse space with Proctor & Gamble, the parent company of such products like Pampers diapers, Bounty paper towels, Tide laundry detergent among others, according to the Wall Street Journal, a move many are saying is a beneficial arrangement for both companies.

Hudson’s Bay Completes Saks Acquistion  Nov 06, 2013 1:01 PM By Daniela Forte

Hudson’s Bay Company announced the completion of its acquisition of Saks Inc. Hudson’s Bay Company acquired Saks Inc. at a value of $2.9 billion.

Amazon Ramping Up Its Distribution Centers  Nov 04, 2013 3:33 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon is once again flexing its fulfillment muscle by announcing plans to add new fulfillment centers throughout the United States in Southern California, Wisconsin and Maryland.

How to Make Your Ecommerce Site SEO-friendly for an International Audience  Nov 02, 2013 9:49 PM By Christian Arno

Ecommerce is a global phenomenon and allows you to reach out to new markets irrespective of language and geographical barriers. If you want to capitalize on international sales, it’s important to optimize your site for international audiences and localized search results.






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