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Press ReleasesOct 28, 2013 2:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Loyalty programs are becoming increasingly popular among retailers and consumers alike. However, as more and more consumers are opting in to these types of programs, over 30% of shoppers say the amount of personal information requested by a merchant is a major factor when considering signing up for a loyalty program or not.
Press ReleasesSep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch
In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.
Press ReleasesSep 13, 2013 10:52 AM By Erin Lynch
If the forecasting of a recent Monetate report is accurate, marketers might want to revise their ecommerce email plan since its influence rate is starting to dip with consumers. But the forecast isn’t all bad news, according to the report, not only is social traffic on the rise for consumers but tablets should outpace smartphones this year.
Press ReleasesSep 06, 2013 11:08 AM By Erin Lynch
Outdoor apparel and gear retailer, REI, has named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s president and CEO following an extensive national search. Prior to joining REI, Stritzke was the president and COO at Coach but resigned on September 2.
Press ReleasesAug 22, 2013 10:11 AM By Erin Lynch
The Sears Holding Corporation, which operates Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Kmart, reported a 6% or $194 million loss in the second quarter. However, the online sales for both sears.com and kmart.com grew over 20%.
Press ReleasesAug 20, 2013 9:49 AM By Erin Lynch
Dick’s Sporting Goods reported a lower-than-expected second quarter, which the sports retailer said was due in large part to “higher levels of precipitation and cooler temperatures.” Dick’s, however, did report that net sales for the second quarter increased 6.6% to $1.5 billion.
Press ReleasesAug 14, 2013 2:56 PM By Erin Lynch
Innotrac announced its financial results for the second quarter and is reporting a 27% increase in net service revenues.
Press ReleasesAug 14, 2013 2:03 PM By Erin Lynch
The United States Postal Service has launched what it is calling “major changes” to its Priority Mail lineup, including free insurance, improved tracking, and day-specific delivery. The USPS said the changes would generate more than a half a billion dollars in revenue.
Press ReleasesAug 13, 2013 12:15 PM By Erin Lynch
The back-to-school season might have helped boost retail sales, according to the National Retail Federation, as clothing, sporting goods, and books saw an increase in July.
Press ReleasesAug 12, 2013 4:27 PM By Erin Lynch
Rakuten has entered into an agreement to acquire PopShops, a Seattle-based data and analytics company, for an undisclosed amount of money.