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PR NewswireJul 18, 2013 1:55 PM By Daniela Forte
The Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire JA Holding, Inc. (“JA Holding”), the parent company of the celebrated American clothing brand, Joseph Abboud.
PR NewswireJul 17, 2013 12:15 PM By Lisa Steinhart
Organizations that oppose the Marketplace Fairness Act and those who support it have been extremely vocal about their opinions on the subject. Two of the leaders in the industry, eBay and Amazon, fall on opposite sides of the argument.
PR NewswireJul 16, 2013 2:05 PM By Erin Lynch
While retailers are focusing more on the mobile shopper, new research has found that only 16% of American consumers have used their mobile device to shop compared to 50% in China, 48% in Singapore, and 42% in India.
PR NewswireJul 10, 2013 1:22 PM By Daniela Forte
OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger.
PR NewswireJul 10, 2013 10:13 AM By Erin Lynch
Foot Locker announced that it has officially acquired German-based specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Group. The acquisition of Runners Point Group represents a significant addition to Foot Locker’s European footprint, where it already operates more than 600 Foot Locker stores and had revenue of more than $1 billion in 2012.
PR NewswireJul 09, 2013 2:13 PM By Erin Lynch
Retailers will get some good news at the start of the back-to-school season as ShopperTrak said it expects to see an increase in retail sales 4.3% compared to August 2012.
PR NewswireJul 09, 2013 11:45 AM By Erin Lynch
William Lynch has resigned from his post as Barnes & Noble CEO effective immediately, according to a release issued by the retailers. The company also said that a replacement has yet to be named.
PR NewswireJul 03, 2013 11:14 AM By Tim Parry
Less than a year after announcing he was stepping down as chairman and Carlos Alberini’s co-CEO, Gary Friedman has returned to that position at Restoration Hardware Holdings.
PR NewswireJun 27, 2013 2:39 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
Wantful (wantful.com), one of the fastest-growing online gift retailers, today announced a partnership with Nordstrom.
PR NewswireJun 25, 2013 10:10 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.