June 11, 2013

5 Ways to Acquire and Keep the Right Subscribers

[caption id="attachment_27058" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ross Kramer also did a video interview with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry at IRCE 2013. Click the image above to see Kramer’s thoughts on all-things email.[/caption]

Bigger is better. Less is more. Which best …


In Cross Channel, Data & Analytics


May 28, 2015

Geeknet Gets An Anonymous Bid

Two days after apparently agreeing to be acquired by Hot Topic, Geeknet, parent company of online gizmos, gadgets and apparel seller ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions, has received a new bid from an anonymous buyer to acquire all of the outstanding …


In Executive, M&A and Financial


May 27, 2015

Hot Topic Gets its ThinkGeek On

Hot Topic is going to get its geek on. The pop culture apparel and novelties seller said on May 25 that it will acquire Geeknet, Inc., the parent company of online gizmos, gadgets and apparel seller ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions, for …


In Executive, M&A and Financial


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


June 4, 2013

Salesforce to Acquire ExactTarget for $2.5 Billion 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

back orders, Operations and Fulfillment, retail, omnichannel, ecommerce orders, ecommerce

May 20, 2015

The High Cost of Back Orders

How are backorders affecting your profitability?
From our consulting work with clients to improve their merchandise planning, forecasting and management processes and systems, we’ve seen a range of costs over 15 years to be between $7 and $12 for each unit that …


In Blog, Customer Service

Shipping/Delivery, shipping, shipping and delivery, cargo, freight, ocean freight, ocean shipping, port strike, west coast port strike

May 20, 2015

Domestic Retailers are Opening Up to Cross-border Ecommerce

While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global ecommerce represents a massive opportunity and more retailers are jumping onboard as solutions for addressing cross-border business become more readily available. According to eMarketer, worldwide B2C …


In cross-border, Ecommerce


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


May 6, 2015

Borderfree a Great Fit for Pitney Bowes

Back in 2013, a year after when FiftyOne acquired international ecommerce company Borderfree from Canada Post and adopted the Borderfree name, someone in a Multichannel Merchant editorial meeting made the following statement:

“Borderfree won’t be around very long. Cross-border ecommerce is …


In Blog, Ecommerce

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