May 20, 2015
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 …More...
May 6, 2015
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 …More...
April 28, 2015
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 …More...
March 22, 2015
Fill in the blank: The Apple Watch is the future of ___________.
Depending on what you’ve been reading lately, your answer could easily be any of the four I’…More...
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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Bazaarvoice will pay $31.0 million in cash, issue up to 6.4 …
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...
February 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 …More...
February 10, 2015
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 …More...
February 8, 2015
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 …More...
February 5, 2015
It appears that the RadioShack brand will live on despite today’s Chapter 11 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. But the iconic electronics retailer will have a much-smaller footprint.
RadioShack has signed an asset purchase …More...