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...
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...
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...
February 4, 2015
Staples, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot in a deal worth $6.3 billion.
Under the terms of the …More...
February 4, 2015
Staples Inc.’s plans to acquire Office Depot Inc., is a sign that the office supply industry is losing ground to discount stores and ecommerce merchants.
“There is no need for all these stores, that and the fact that Walmart, …More...
January 28, 2015
Epsilon released results of its 2015 New Mover Report which looked at consumer’s reasons for moving and associated purchase behaviors.
The research took a look at 963 households that had recently moved to uncover several themes essential to every marketer’s …More...
January 27, 2015
ShoeBuy, a global online retailer of shoes and clothing for shoppers seeking the best variety and brands, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. The acquisition marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and …More...