June 4, 2013

Salesforce to Acquire ExactTarget for $2.5 Billion

Salesforce.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire ExactTarget (via PR Newswire)
The combination of ExactTarget with Salesforce will create the market and technology leader in marketing ExactTarget, a leading cloud marketing platform, is used by more than 6,000 companies including Coca-Cola, …


In CRM, Cross Channel

Amazon, United Kingdom, Amazon UK, UK, same-day delivery, Royal Mail, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment, shipping/delivery, shipping, global ecommerce

April 28, 2015

Amazon Launches New B2B Marketplace

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace on Amazon.com, according to a press release. The new marketplace provides access to several products from IT and lab equipment to education and food service supplies as well as …


In Ecommerce, Marketing


May 20, 2013

Accenture to Acquire Acquity Group

Accenture entered into an agreement with Acquity Group Ltd., where Accenture will acquire Acquity Group, a digital marketing and ecommerce company, according to a press release on Acquity Group’s website.

According to the press release, the acquisition will “further …


In Ecommerce, Global

Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Foot Action, Champs, ecommerce, omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, retail, brick-and-mortar, same-day fulfillment, same-day delivery, apparel, footwear, sports apparel, shopping malls

May 10, 2013

Foot Locker Signs Deal to Acquire Runners Point

Foot Locker, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Runners Point Group (via PR Newswire)
– Operates More Than 200 Athletic Footwear Stores, Mostly in Germany — Fast-Growing, Multi-Banner and Multi-Channel Retailer — Approximately $250 Million of Revenue in 2012 NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ …


In Ecommerce, News


March 15, 2013

Target Agrees to Acquire CHEFS Catalog and Cooking.com

Target announced separate agreements March 14 to acquire CHEFS Catalog and assets of Cooking.com The company said in a press release that the acquisitions are aimed at expanding Target’s ecommerce presence in the cooking and kitchenware market.

Following the …


In Catalog, PR Newswire


March 22, 2015

What Does the Apple Watch Mean for Retail Marketers?

Fill in the blank: The Apple Watch is the future of ___________.

a)      Fitness
b)      Communication
c)      Navigation
d)      Payment
e)      Anything/everything

Depending on what you’ve been reading lately, your answer could easily be any of the four I’…


In Blog, Channel Integration

Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, fulfillment center, urban outfitters, FedEx, Walmart, Rite Aid, Office Depot, Office Max, third-party logistics, third-party fulfillment, 3PL

February 18, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Feb. 18, 2015

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in distribution and fulfillment centers:

Urban Outfitters said it plans to relocate its Trenton, SC ecommerce fulfillment center to Gap, PA. Construction of the new 1 million square foot …


In Automation, Fulfillment

December 11, 2012

Honeywell to Acquire Intermec for $600 Million

Intermec, a provider of data capture and information management solutions, announced that an agreement is in the works in which technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $600 million. The deal was announced in a press release, which …


In Ecommerce, Email


February 10, 2015

Kate Spade & Company Expanding Presence in China

Kate Spade & Company and Walton Brown, a subsidiary of Asian fashion retail and brand management group The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, have formed joint ventures focused on scaling and accelerating Kate Spade & Company’s growth in Greater China.

The partnership, formed …


In Global, joint venture

Radio Shack bankruptcy, Radio Shack Chapter 11, General Wireless, ecommerce, data privacy, consumer data privacy, consumer data, Radio Shack

February 8, 2015

Will 2015 Be the Year of Retail Chapter 11s?

It was as inevitable as the sun rising, but RadioShack finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5.

The electronics and gadgets retailer has been struggling for more than a few years now, and there’s a stalking horse plan in …


In Blog, Executive

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