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Rakuten to Add PopShops to Its Portfolio  Aug 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.

Kewill to Acquire Four Soft  Aug 12, 2013 1:36 PM By Erin Lynch

Kewill, a provider of multimodal transportation software, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Four Soft, a software company headquartered in Hyderabad, India. The acquisition is expected to close within 90 days and will expand Kewill’s existing position in the Supply Chain Execution software market.

OfficeMax Sales Drop 4.3% in Second Quarter  Aug 08, 2013 12:05 PM By Erin Lynch

OfficeMax released it’s second quarter financials and according to the report the office supply retail saw a 4.3% decrease in sales.

Fifth & Pacific Sees 13.4% Net Sales Increase  Aug 08, 2013 11:46 AM By Erin Lynch

Fifth & Pacific, which includes clothing and lifestyle brands such as Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, and Lucky Brand, released it’s second quarter financials which showed a net sale increase of $45 million.

Wayfair.com Acquires DwellStudio  Aug 02, 2013 12:11 PM By Erin Lynch

Wayfair.com, an online home furnishing retailer, has announced the acqusition of lifestyle retailer DwellStudio for an undisclosed amount of money. Wayfair.com said the acquisition not only adds product design and development to the brand portfolio but also means the possibility of new product lines by the end of 2013.

Retailers Cautiously Optimistic for 2013 Holidays  Aug 01, 2013 2:40 PM By Erin Lynch

As we move closer to the 2013 holiday season, retailers are cautiously optimistic about consumer spending however they are expecting to see an uptick in the November and December months. Not surprisingly, retailers expect mobile to play an increased role in driving sales with minimal contributions from social media.

Hanes to Acquire Maidenform Brands for $575 Million  Jul 30, 2013 2:49 PM By Erin Lynch

Clothing retailer Hanes has announced that it will acquire intimate apparel retailer Maidenform to the tune of $575 million.

Shoppers Looking for Back-to-School Sales  Jul 25, 2013 1:38 PM By MCM Staff

A new survey has revealed that shoppers will have their eyes on back-to-school deals this summer shopping season. According to the survey conducted by PriceGrabber, results also indicate that 68% of consumers plan to spend up to $500 this season compared up from 63% in 2012.

Ordoro Brings Amazon’s Warehouse to the Masses  Jul 25, 2013 1:26 PM By Erin Lynch

Ordoro announced partnership with Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) to bring Amazon’s warehousing and order fulfillment expertise to thousands of small businesses who store and ship products daily.

Study Finds 16% of U.S. Consumers Have Used Mobile to Shop  Jul 16, 2013 2:05 PM By Erin Lynch

While retailers are focusing more on the mobile shopper, new research has found that only 16% of American consumers have used their mobile device to shop compared to 50% in China, 48% in Singapore, and 42% in India.






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