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Tax Group Targets Alibaba in Campaign  Dec 04, 2014 10:51 AM By Tim Parry

The Alliance for Main Street Fairness launched a television advertising campaign against Alibaba this week to educate lawmakers on what it calls an imminent threat to U.S. retailers. But are AMSF’s claim against Alibaba true?

Cyber Monday Caps Record 5-Day Cyber Weekend  Dec 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff

Mobile commerce has arrived, and proved to be a game-changer over Cyber Weekend. From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark showed that overall online sales increased 12.6%, with mobile sales up 27.2% compared to the same period in 2013.

MarketLive Releases Weekend Sales Results For Online Retailers  Dec 03, 2014 9:31 AM By MCM Staff

In the two days before Thanksgiving, MarketLive merchants grew revenue an average of 20%, as compared to an industry average of 11% growth in pre holiday spending reported by ComScore.

Amazon Unveils its 8th Generation Fulfillment Center  Dec 03, 2014 6:56 AM By MCM Staff

On Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, Amazon revealed its newest generation fulfillment center using robotics, vision systems and high-end technology to speed up order delivery times for customers. Take a look at the Kiva Robots in action.

Walmart Breaks Its Online Records on Cyber Monday 2014  Dec 02, 2014 9:26 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced that Cyber Monday 2014 was the biggest online day in its history for orders. Walmart saw a higher traffic surge than previous years in the evening as it offered the Cyber Monday Evening Edition with great deals at a time convenient for working Americans and millennials.

Cyber Monday Exceeds $2 Billion in Desktop Sales  Dec 02, 2014 9:15 PM By MCM Staff

Cyber Monday 2014 posts a 17% annual gain in online desktop sales, while weekend buying increased 26%. Cyber Weekend grows 24%.

Bluefly Has Record Breaking Cyber Weekend  Dec 02, 2014 8:03 PM By MCM Staff

Bluefly said it had its best cyber weekend ever. Sales for Bluefly increased 36% year-over-year, and Bluefly’s Marketplace had its highest selling days in its history.

Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Fannie May and Harry London Distribution Center  Nov 30, 2014 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

1-800-Flowers.com Inc.,reported a fire at its Maple Heights, OH warehouse which provided supplies for Fanny May Fine Chocolates and Harry London Chocolates. See what this will mean for both brands for the holiday season.

eBay Outpaces Amazon on Black Friday  Nov 29, 2014 4:59 PM By Tim Parry

ChannelAdvisor says its clients Black Friday same store sales grew 26.9% year-over-year on eBay, and that’s at a faster pace than Amazon’s same store sales. Here’s a look at why eBay had such a solid Black Friday.

Rue La La Reports 68% Of Thanksgiving Sales From Mobile Devices  Nov 29, 2014 8:28 AM By MCM Staff

On Thursday evening, Rue La La shoppers pushed back from the Thanksgiving table and turned to their devices. The members-only flash-sales site reported record-breaking sales via mobile devices Thanksgiving, with 68% of sales coming from mobile.






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