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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.

J.Crew 2Q Direct Sales up 13%  Sep 12, 2013 4:30 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

J. Crew’s second quarter direct sales increased 13% to $151.8 million following an increase of 16% in the second quarter last year.

Neiman Marcus Sold for $6 Billion  Sep 09, 2013 3:29 PM By Daniela Forte

Ares Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced plans to acquire Neiman Marcus Group from a group of investors led by TPG and Warburg Pincus for $6 billion, according to a press release.

Stritzke Named President and CEO of REI  Sep 06, 2013 11:08 AM By Erin Lynch

Outdoor apparel and gear retailer, REI, has named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s president and CEO following an extensive national search. Prior to joining REI, Stritzke was the president and COO at Coach but resigned on September 2.

Email Volume, Open Rates Both Rise  Sep 05, 2013 1:31 PM By MCM Staff

Overall email volume for the second quarter of 2013 increased 17.9% over the same period in 2012, and unique open rates increased 7.2% year-over-year, according to the Q3 2013 email benchmark report by Experian Marketing Services. Here’s what the report uncovers about other email trends, including mobile.






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