PR NewswireJan 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.
PR NewswireJan 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.
PR NewswireJan 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.
PR NewswireJan 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.
PR NewswireJan 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.
PR NewswireDec 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.
PR NewswireDec 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.
PR NewswireDec 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.
PR NewswireDec 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.
PR NewswireDec 14, 2015 4:02 PM By MCM Staff
The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, announced today the launch of a new interactive online shopping experience powered by IBM’s Watson.
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