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Century 21 Announces Eric Daman As Brand Ambassador  May 15, 2013 3:28 PM By Daniela Forte

Century 21 Department Store announces that Emmy award winning costume designer and celebrity stylist Eric Daman has joined the brand as an ambassador and spokesperson for the summer season.

L’Oreal USA Gains Purchasing Power With IBM  May 15, 2013 3:17 PM By Daniela Forte

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today a major three-year agreement with L’Oreal USA for expert procurement services using an advanced cloud analytics solution that will transform the way L’Oreal USA buys from its network of North American suppliers. The new services will enable the company to bring beauty products to consumers more quickly and efficiently.

Non-store Retail Sales Increase 1.4% in April  May 13, 2013 5:21 PM By Daniela Forte

Non-store retailers’ sales increased 1.4% seasonally-adjusted month-to-month and increased 19.0% unadjusted year-over-year. At the same time, retail sales rebounded in April and increased 0.6% and increased 3.9% unadjusted year-over-year., according to a press release by the National Retail Federation.

ProQuest Uses ForeSee to Measure Web Customer Experience  May 13, 2013 2:22 PM By MCM staff

Research solution provider leverages findings to meet and exceed expectations of multiple audiences Download image ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — ForeSee, the global leader in technology-driven customer experience analytics, today announced that ProQuest, an information firm central…

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Foot Locker Signs Deal to Acquire Runners Point  May 10, 2013 1:27 PM By Erin Lynch

Foot Locker announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Runners Point Group, a specialty athletic store and online retailer based in Germany, for approximately $94 million.

Mobile Marketing Set to Hit $400 Billion by 2015  May 09, 2013 3:56 PM By Erin Lynch

The mobile marketing ecosystem generated $139 billion of incremental output to the U.S. economy in 2012, a significant surge from $48 billion in net sales previously reported in 2010. Over the next five years, this figure is set to skyrocket to $400 billion representing an annual growth rate of 52%.

Donahoe Lays Out the Future of the USPS  May 09, 2013 2:00 PM By Daniela Forte

Post Master General and CEO Patrick Donahoe of the U.S. Postal Service painted a grim picture during his State of the USPS presentation to attendees at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s 2013 National Catalog Forum

Omnichannel, In Store Data, and Mobile Are Retailers Top Priorities  May 08, 2013 2:37 PM By Erin Lynch

In a challenging time for retail, many brick-and-mortar merchants are seeking to transform themselves into more effective selling and customer service organizations – with technology playing a central role in this process.

Consumer Sentiment Jumps to Highest Level since 2008  May 07, 2013 4:11 PM By Erin Lynch

After months of teetering between positive and negative territory, the Consumer Reports Index’s sentiment measure leapt to it highest level since 2008.

Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax  May 07, 2013 2:05 PM By Erin Lynch

The Senate has approved the long-anticipated internet sales tax proposal, which would require shoppers to pay sales tax for most of their online purchases, and it has earned mix reviews from retailers across the country.






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