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RadioShack’s Chapter 11 Filing Includes Restructuring Plan  Feb 05, 2015 6:48 PM By Tim Parry

It appears that the RadioShack brand will live on despite today’s Chapter 11 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. But the iconic electronics retailer will have a much-smaller footprint.

Staples Acquiring Office Depot for $6.3 Billion  Feb 04, 2015 3:26 PM By MCM Staff

Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot in a deal worth $6.3 billion.

Macy’s, Inc. Agrees to Acquire Bluemercury  Feb 04, 2015 3:01 PM By MCM Staff

Macy’s, Inc. to grow its beauty business and enhance customer offerings in standalone Bluemercury specialty locations, in digital channels and in Macy’s stores.

Lands’ End Gets a New Leader  Feb 02, 2015 1:39 PM By Tim Parry

Lands’ End, Inc. has named Federica Marchionni as its Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 17. See what this means for the retailer.

Storm Juno Cost Online Retailers $35 Million  Jan 28, 2015 2:00 PM By Tim Parry

Adobe estimates that the Storm Juno cost online retailers $35 million yesterday due to power outages, over-run cellular networks and general prep for the storm.

ShoeBuy Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company  Jan 27, 2015 4:35 PM By MCM Staff

The acquisition ob Boston Boot marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for the company to directly deliver superior products to its customers.

Consumers Embrace Shopping from Smartphones  Jan 27, 2015 3:24 PM By Tim Parry

Consumers have embraced online shopping from their smartphones, boosting their spending by 125% across all product categories, according to the results of MarketLive’s latest quarterly Performance Index report.

SkyMall Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection  Jan 23, 2015 4:02 PM By Tim Parry

The days of buying garden gnomes, orthopedic pet beds and assorted tchachkies from SkyMall, the iconic catalog found in airline seat-back pocket. SkyMall and its parent company, Xhibit Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.

RadioShack Prepares to File for Bankruptcy  Jan 15, 2015 11:04 AM By Daniela Forte

RadioShack could file for bankruptcy as early as next month, according to several sources. See what this will mean for the electronics retailer.

Macy’s Inc. Restructuring with Omnichannel in Mind  Jan 08, 2015 4:54 PM By Tim Parry

Actions include a restructuring of merchandising and marketing functions at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s consistent with the company’s omnichannel approach to retailing, as well as a series of adjustments to its field and store operations to increase productivity and efficiency.






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