October 28, 2009

FAO Boutiques in Store for Toys ‘R’ Us

Customers who want more access to iconic upscale toy merchant FAO Schwarz just got their wish: Starting Nov. 1, FAO Schwarz-branded boutiques will be introduced in 585 Toys ’R’ Us stores nationwide.
The FAO boutiques will be located prominently at the front …


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March 27, 2007

Live from National Postal Forum: Intelligent Mailing, Intelligent Barcodes

Washington—Everyone wants to mail intelligently. Little wonder, then, that the Intelligent Mail barcode was the talk of the National Postal Forum here Monday.
An improvement on the current 4-State Customer barcode, the Intelligent Mail barcode is a 65-bar U….


In Catalog, Data & Analytics

September 15, 2009

Toys ‘R’ Us Adds KB Toys to its URL Empire

Looking for KB Toys online? You’ll be directed to Toys.com, which is owned by mega merchant Toys ‘R’ Us.
Through a subsidiary called CE Toys, Toys ‘R’ us has purchased the intellectual properties of bankrupt rival KB Toys for $2.1 …


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July 24, 2013

USPS Changes May Affect Catalog Delivery

UPDATE July 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m.:The proposal to end the United States Postal Service’s door-to-door delivery service was approved by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee yesterday in a 22-17 vote. The plan now heads to the House of …


In Catalog, Marketing

Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, distribution centers, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, Operations and Fulfillment, Operations Management, Amazon, Gap, The Gap, Trader Joe's, Lindt, Hobby Lobby, Benjamin Moore

July 18, 2013

Why Omnichannel Fulfillment Matters

Shopping habits, shopping devices, and shopping locations are interchangeable in the customer’s eyes, which is why it’s more important than ever for merchants to offer a wide variety of omnichannel fulfillment options, according to Bill Toney, senior vice …


In Cross Channel, Customer Service

June 25, 2013

Dillon Joins Ulta Beauty as Its New CEO

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty announced on June 24 the appointment of Mary Dillon as its new CEO and member of the Board of Directors effective July 1, according to a press release.  Dillon will replace interim CEO Dennis K. Eck who will …


In Executive, General & Administration

June 10, 2009

Quebecor Rejects R. R. Donnelley’s Latest Offer

Catalog printer Quebecor World has turned down a second offer by printing conglomerate R. R. Donnelley to purchase the company from bankruptcy.
In a letter to Quebecor lead director Alain Rheaume and president/CEO Jacques Mallette filed with the U….


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May 28, 2009

Toys ’R’ Us Buys FAO Schwarz

Toy and baby products retailer Toys ’R’ Us announced yesterday it has acquired upscale toy merchant FAO Schwarz. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
During the past few years Toys ’R’ Us has been “working hard to position the …


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June 6, 2013

SAP to Acquire hybris

In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omnichannel technology company hybris.

SAP, in a press release, said the move will “provide enterprises with the …


In CRM, Cross Channel

April 1, 2009

Toys ‘R’ Us Buys eToys.com

Toy and Baby Products Retailer Toys ‘R’ Us has acquired the e-commerce site eToys.com from The Parent Co. for an undisclosed sum. The deal also includes the BabyUniverse.com e-commerce site and ePregnancy.com parenting resource site.
The Parent …


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