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Translations.com Introduces GlobalLink Connect For inRiver  Jan 13, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

GlobalLink Connect for inRiver is designed to help streamline the process of launching and maintaining global product data by automating manual tasks related to content export/import and reducing client-side project management.

Alibaba Looks to Cash In with Ali Chinese New Year Shopping Festival  Jan 12, 2016 5:38 PM By Tim Parry

The Ali Chinese New Year Shopping Festival will have a different look and feel to Alibaba’s hugely popular 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. The Festival aims to capture the spirit of Chinese New Year among households across China, while also supporting communities throughout the country.

Sales From Smartphones up 53%, but Online Retailers Struggle to Find Growth  Jan 07, 2016 8:25 AM By Tim Parry

Maybe the year of mobile commerce FINALLY arrived. Retailers said sales from smartphones grew 53% year-over-year, according to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research, and Bizrate Insights. But there’s a catch: despite increased investments in mobile technology, more ecommerce retailers said they are struggling to find growth.

No Miracle on 34th St. for Macy’s, Thousands of Jobs Being Slashed  Jan 06, 2016 6:05 PM By Tim Parry

If Macy’s, Inc. was hoping for a modern-day Miracle on 34th St. the holiday season, it didn’t get one. The department store retailer had a bad holiday season, and will slash thousands of corporate and store-level jobs… and close a contact center.

List of 2016 Macy’s Store Closings  Jan 06, 2016 5:58 PM By MCM Staff

Final clearance sales at the following Macy’s stores closing in early 2016 will begin on Monday, Jan. 11 and run for between eight to 12 weeks.

Merged MarketLive-Shopatron Gets New Leader, Will Announce New Acquisition and Name  Jan 06, 2016 2:50 PM By Tim Parry

Ken Burke and Ed Stevens, the respective founders and CEOs of MarketLive and Shopatron, are remaining with the newly-merged company for the time being, according to the company, which will announce its new name and a new acquisition on Jan. 14.

Wayfair.com Mobile App Surpasses 2 Million Downloads  Dec 22, 2015 3:46 PM By MCM Staff

Wayfair’s mobile shopping activity points to an upward trend in mobile traffic with the majority of traffic to Wayfair occurring on phones and tablets. Phone traffic has been sharply on the rise throughout 2015 as consumers have been switching from PCs and tablets to the phone.

Rakuten to Open Flagship Store on JD Worldwide  Dec 16, 2015 10:49 AM By Tim Parry

With the goal of bringing the best Japanese products to Chinese consumers, Rakuten launched a beta version of a new online marketplace on JD Worldwide this month. Plans are underway to expand the merchandise range over time, with an initial focus on categories such as cosmetics, snacks and health food products.

Catalog Founder and Pioneer Lillian Vernon Dies at 88  Dec 15, 2015 11:17 AM By Tim Parry

Lillian Vernon, the founder and former Chairwoman of Lillian Vernon Corp., passed away Monday, December 14, at the age of 88. Read more about the life of Lillian Vernon, how she became a pioneer in the catalog industry, and the legacy she leaves behind.

Newell Rubbermaid Will Acquire Jarden Corporation for $15.4 Billion  Dec 14, 2015 5:30 PM By Tim Parry

Michael B. Polk, currently CEO of Newell Rubbermaid, will become CEO of Newell Brands. The combined company creates a $16 billion consumer goods company with portfolio of power brands in large, growing and unconsolidated global markets.






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