October 13, 2014
With a consumer base that loves American brands, is very plugged in digitally and among the largest online spenders in the world, Canadian ecommerce is a prime opportunity for U.S.-based merchants. Yet many have remained reluctant to open …More...
October 6, 2014
Williams-Sonoma continues to move steadfast into the digital age while still having its catalog be its primary driver for sales.
“We’re approaching $5 billion in revenue as a company and we are 50% direct-to-consumer,” said Pat Connolly, chief strategy and business …More...
September 10, 2014
Electronics retailer RadioShack could file for bankruptcy soon after its shares lost nearly a third of their value, brokerage Wedbush Securities reported Tuesday, according to Reuters.
This would make the stock worthless by the end of the year. The stock …More...
September 8, 2014
May 25, 2012
Bazaarvoice has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held PowerReviews in a deal worth an estimated $151.9 million, Bazaarvoice announced this afternoon.
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August 15, 2014
As flash sales have fallen off their peak and the market has gotten crowded, Rue La La has hired investment bank JP Morgan Chase to seek strategic alternatives, including finding a buyer, the Boston Globe reported. The paper also said …More...
April 17, 2012
Licensed sports memorabilia seller Dreams, Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement with Fanatics, Inc., which also sells licensed sports memorabilia. Privately-held Fanatics will acquire all the outstanding shares of Dreams for $3.45 per share in cash for an aggregate transaction …More...
July 22, 2014
Despite the arsenal of digital marketing tactics now at every retailer’s fingertips, one customer acquisition tactic still stands above the rest: paid search programs.
According to the 2014 Shop.org/Forrester Research State of Retailing Online study, which surveyed 81 retailers …More...
July 17, 2014
Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that it predicts will disappear before the end of the following year. And three retailers – Aeropostale, Lululemon and Shutterfly – have made the 2015 list, which published last week.
But should Aeropostale, Lululemon …More...
July 16, 2014
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Here’s the easiest quiz you’ll see all day:
What all-too-common a mistake do these email headings share?
(Every one is either current or recent. We don’t need …More...