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January 16, 2014




Best Buy Blames Price Competitiveness in Holiday Sales Decline

The competition in price played a major role in the declining 2013 holiday sales results at Best Buy, according to a statement released by the electronics retailer.

In the nine week holiday period that ended on Jan. 4, Best Buy reported $11.45 million …

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In Cyber Weekend 2013, Ecommerce

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November 26, 2013




Back Atcha: Men’s Wearhouse Makes a Play for Jos. A. Bank

Less than 7 weeks after Jo.s A. Bank looked to acquire troubled apparel merchant Men’s Wearhouse, Men’s Wearhouse made an offer Tuesday to acquire Jos. A. Bank for $1.2 billion, or $55 a share.

Given Men’s Wearhouse’s advantage in scale, growth and …

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October 10, 2013




Men’s Wearhouse Rejects Jos. A. Bank’s $2.3 Billion Offer

The Men’s Wearhouse’s Board of Directors voted Oct. 9 to reject an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Jos. A. Bank to acquire Men’s Wearhouse for $48 per share in cash.

According to Jos. A. Bank, the $2.3 billion deal would create the largest men’s …

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In News, PR Newswire

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September 9, 2013




Neiman Marcus Sold for $6 Billion

Ares Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced plans to acquire Neiman Marcus Group from a group of investors led by TPG and Warburg Pincus for $6 billion, according to a press release.

The luxury retailer is comprised of 79 …

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In News, PR Newswire

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August 12, 2013




Rakuten to Add PopShops to Its Portfolio

Rakuten has entered into an agreement to acquire PopShops, a Seattle-based data and analytics company, for an undisclosed amount of money.

The terms of the acquisition were not made public but, according to a press release, PopShops will now be …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

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August 7, 2013




Target Acquires DermStore Beauty Group

Target announced this week it will be acquiring independent skin care ecommerce site  DermStore Beauty Group.  The acquisition will position Target to expand its share of evolving online beauty market and will further differentiate the company’s offerings, according to …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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July 18, 2013




Men’s Wearhouse Acquires Brand Joseph Abboud

Men’s Wearhouse to Acquire Iconic American Designer Brand Joseph Abboud® (via PR Newswire)
Transaction Accelerates Strategy to Expand Men’s Wearhouse’s Exclusive Brands Acquisition Includes Domestic Factory Featuring “Made In America” Tailored Clothing Expected to Be Accretive to Earnings Per Share …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

Ross Kramer also did a video interview with Multi

June 11, 2013




Listrak’s Ross Kramer at IRCE 2013

Ross Kramer, CEO of Listrak, sits down with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry, at IRCE 2013 and talks about how his clients are feeling as they get ready for Holiday 2013.

Kramer also shares how social media and email marketing …

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In Email, Executive

May 10, 2013




Solutions to Prevent Rising Postage Costs for Catalogers

There are solutions catalogers can do to safeguard their catalog from rising postage costs.  In a hand-out at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s National Catalog Forum in Washington, D.C., Quad/Graphics offered eight solutions to prevent rising postage …

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In Catalog, Marketing

February 21, 2013




6 Best Practices for Acquiring Mobile Shoppers

With connected devices on the rise around the world, smartphone apps have changed the way that people research, browse and shop. Consumers spent $25 billion on purchases made from their phones and tablets in 2012 – an increase of 81% in one year. …

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In Mobile, Mobile Commerce

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