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The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.
Customers can shop at over 900 stores from one location with Find-It App and Reserve Online, Pick up In-Store rollout.
So how did over 230 of the leading merchants fare during the 2013 Cyber Monday? This report analyzed retailers response to shipping and delivery timing, free shipping, promotions, returns and customer service.
But it does not appear to be the result of shippers pushing that last-chance offer as close as possible to Christmas.
U.S.-based ecommerce merchants who are not ready to sell internationally need to get themselves ready for global sales.
But Destination XL’s overall sales were down for the fourth quarter. Total sales were $108.5 million compared with $114.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.
After about six weeks of speculation, Amazon has announced it will raise the annual membership fee for Prime to $99. So, what will the price increase mean for its competitors?
Express saw an increase of 14% in its ecommerce sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 over 2012. For the entire year, the retailer reports a 25% increase in ecommerce sales over 2012.
Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank announced that the merchants have entered into a definitive agreement in which Men’s Wearhouse will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion. Together, Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank will have more than 1,700 stores in the U.S., with approximately 23,000 employees and sales of $3.5 billion on a pro forma basis.
ChannelAdvisor announced that it has partnered with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com to help retailers bring their business across global borders.