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Foot Locker’s Acqusition of Runners Point Group is Official  Jul 10, 2013 10:13 AM By Erin Lynch

Foot Locker announced that it has officially acquired German-based specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Group. The acquisition of Runners Point Group represents a significant addition to Foot Locker’s European footprint, where it already operates more than 600 Foot Locker stores and had revenue of more than $1 billion in 2012.

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Resigns  Jul 09, 2013 11:45 AM By Erin Lynch

William Lynch has resigned from his post as Barnes & Noble CEO effective immediately, according to a release issued by the retailers. The company also said that a replacement has yet to be named.

Men’s Wearhouse Opens Up About Zimmer Termination  Jun 25, 2013 11:43 AM By Erin Lynch

After receiving backlash from customers over the firing of George Zimmer, the Board of Directors of Men’s Wearhouse issued a statement explaining why they fired him and gave an inside look into the internal struggle at the retailer.

HoneyBaked Ham Company to Launch in Japan  Jun 25, 2013 10:10 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.

Men’s Wearhouse Fires Executive Chairman Zimmer  Jun 19, 2013 12:35 PM By Erin Lynch

While George Zimmer was able to guarantee the likeability of the suits at Men’s Wearhouse, he wasn’t able to guarantee his job as the Executive Chairman. The retailer announced his termination this week.

Study Finds Half of B2B Buyers Have Used Amazon Supply  Jun 18, 2013 12:00 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

Acquity Group has found that business-to-business buyers are willing to stray from their current supplier and make purchases from Amazon Supply not just based on price, but also based on convenience and overall online experience.

DHL Opens Warehouse in India  Jun 17, 2013 2:22 PM By Erin Lynch

Joining the ranks of Amazon, DHL Supply Chain announced that it has opened a warehouse in Luhari, India to help meet the growing demand from the consumer, retail, and automotive sectors.

Canadians Expected to Make More Father’s Day Purchases  Jun 14, 2013 1:24 PM By Erin Lynch

A new study has found that for this Father’s Day, Canadian shoppers are expected to make more planned purchases compared to years prior.

Peterson Partners Acquires Angoss Software for $8.4 Million  Jun 12, 2013 10:31 AM By Erin Lynch

The Peterson Partners acquisition of Angoss Software Corporation for $8.4 million is now official. Angoss delivers predictive analytics to businesses to help them discover valuable insight and intelligence from their data, uncovering opportunities to reduce risk and increase sales and profitability.

Samuels Jewelers Transforms Online and In-store Shopping Experience  Jun 06, 2013 9:52 AM By Erin Lynch

Samuels Jewelers has seen a conversion rate nearly three times higher for site search users compared to non-site search users after implementing a new site search system for all five of it’s ecommerce websites.






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