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FedEx reported a 12% profit loss in its second quarter. The shipping company said the decline is due in part to Superstorm Sandy that paralyzed much of the East Coast this fall. Although FedEx saw a profit loss last quarter, the Memphis-based company said it expects to see a record setting holiday season.
Shopatron announced that it has teamed up with Intershop, an ecommerce firm, and although the details about the partnership are still unclear, Shopatron said teaming up with Intershop will enhance their global, multi-channel clients’ ecommerce programs.
Innotrac Corporation announced the results of its latest SmartHub eCommerce benchmark analysis, which was based on a sampling of orders placed in August of this year. The report evaluated over 100 merchants across 56 data points, tracking the entire eCommerce experience from ordering, to shipping, packaging, customer service, and returns.
Intermec, a provider of data capture and information management solutions, announced that an agreement is in the works in which technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $600 million. The deal is expected to go through by the end of the second quarter 2013.
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Acquity Group, a Brand eCommerce and digital marketing company, has announced that it will be opening a Toronto, Canada office to help boost business development in North America.
High-end leather goods retailer, Dooney & Bourke, is anticipating a boost in sales and a better shipping service for international shoppers through the use of a new Pitney Bowes ecommerce software. The retailer expects that the new program will take the guessing game out of international shipping costs for consumers.
Acquity Group Study Finds 82% of Top 50 Retailers Have Basic Mobile Offerings; Only 10% Bring Digital Experience In-Store (via PR Newswire) CHICAGO, Dec. 4,
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