PR Newswire ARCHIVE

Neiman Marcus Rolls Out Free Shipping, Free Returns  Oct 01, 2013 10:32 AM By MCM Staff

Neiman Marcus announced its plan to offer free shipping and free returns permanently in its Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores and online.

Consumers Increasingly Turning to Their Smartphones, Tablets for Specific Retail Activities  Oct 01, 2013 9:56 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

According to a report produced in partnership with comScore and The Partnering Group and released today at Shop.org’s Annual Summit, in June 2013, more than half (55%) of all retail related Internet time originated on smartphones and tablet devices combined, compared with just 45 percent originating from desktop devices.

QVC Launches toGather Social Commerce Platform  Sep 30, 2013 1:07 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

QVC has launched toGather, an online gathering place that brings together QVC’s community of customers, personalities and brands. Here’s how QVC plans to use toGather to expand recommendations from people and brands its users follow.

TruST Seeks Catalog Shoppers Input on Marketplace Fairness Act  Sep 20, 2013 12:46 PM By Erin Lynch

The True Simplification of Taxation, also known as TruST, is asking millions of catalog shoppers to let the House Judiciary Committee know how the passing of the Marketplace Fairness Act could affect them as shoppers.

Kohl’s Expects to Hire 50,000 Holiday Employees  Sep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch

In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.

Merchants Held Accountable for Online Privacy Protection  Sep 19, 2013 1:32 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

With IAB Europe reporting an 11.5% growth in the European online advertising market, TRUSTe, the global data privacy management (DPM) company, today announced findings from its latest privacy research – examining consumer’s opinions about online behavioural advertising (OBA) and who they consider responsible for their online privacy.

Postmaster General Says USPS in Midst of Financial Disaster  Sep 19, 2013 10:41 AM By MCM Staff

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a U.S. Senate committee that the U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of a financial disaster and that its cash liquidity remains dangerously low.

House Judiciary Committee Releases Principles on Internet Sales Tax  Sep 18, 2013 11:57 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

Today the House Judiciary Committee released basic principles pertaining to the issue of Internet sales tax. To develop these principles, the Committee received input directly from taxpayers, industry and trade groups, and representatives of state and local governments. The principles are intended to guide discussion on this issue and spark creative solutions.

Report: Email Marketing Takes a Dip while Tablet Use Jumps  Sep 13, 2013 10:52 AM By Erin Lynch

If the forecasting of a recent Monetate report is accurate, marketers might want to revise their ecommerce email plan since its influence rate is starting to dip with consumers. But the forecast isn’t all bad news, according to the report, not only is social traffic on the rise for consumers but tablets should outpace smartphones this year.

Toys R Us Outlines Omnichannel Holiday Strategy  Sep 12, 2013 4:47 PM By Tim Parry

Toys R Us chief merchandising officer Richard Barry has provided his insight and vision surrounding the company’s omnichannel holiday strategy, as well as investments being made in its mobile capabilities.






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