Press Releases ARCHIVE

Nordstrom to Open Fulfillment Center in PA  Jan 22, 2014 10:35 AM By Erin Lynch

Nordstrom has announced plans to open its third fulfillment center Elizabethtown, Pa. Construction for the 672,000-square-foot building began on Jan. 20 and is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

Leadspace Update Provides New Predictive Company Targeting  Jan 17, 2014 12:26 PM By Tim Parry

By mining the social web, Leadspace helps B2B marketers and sales teams accurately predict company purchase intent.

Best Buy Blames Price Competitiveness in Holiday Sales Decline  Jan 16, 2014 4:26 PM By Erin Lynch

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 in revenue, down slightly from the 2012 holiday season of $11.75 million.

J.C. Penney Closing 33 Stores, Laying Off 2,000  Jan 15, 2014 5:17 PM By Erin Lynch

J.C. Penney has announced that it will close 33 under performing stores across the country and laying off 2,000 employees in an effort to save $65 million.

CoreMedia and IBM Partner to Drive Online Retail Revenue  Jan 14, 2014 12:20 PM By MCM Staff

CoreMedia and IBM Partner to Inspire Shoppers and Drive Online Revenue for Retailers (via PR Newswire) CoreMedia LiveContext confirmed as an IBM WebSphere Commerce Validated Technology Partner Solution – helping businesses take control of the customer experience NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — National Retail Federation Convention: CoreMedia,…  

LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce  Jan 14, 2014 12:18 PM By MCM Staff

LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce (via PR Newswire) LightSpeed Web Store for Cloud offers professional retailers single window into entire business; LightSpeed now powers $6B in annual transaction volume, up 120 percent+ YoY MONTREAL and NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NRF Booth # 1963 — LightSpeed…

IBM Cloud Helps Retailers Adapt to Changing Consumer Trends  Jan 14, 2014 11:45 AM By MCM Staff

Wakefern and El Corte Ingles have adopted IBM Smarter Commerce on cloud to quickly respond to changing consumer trends, compete more effectively in local markets and extend their brand into new regions.

IBM Study of 30,000 Global Consumers Shows Importance of Personalization  Jan 13, 2014 4:32 PM By Erin Lynch

A new IBM study of more than 30,000 global consumers released at the 2014 National Retail Federation convention found consumers are willing to share their personal information with retailers, particularly if they get good value in exchange.

Rick J. Caruso Opens National Retail Federation’s 2014 “Big Show”  Jan 13, 2014 1:54 PM By Daniela Forte

Rick L. Caruso, founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated opened the National Retail Federation’s “Big Show” 2014 with the opening keynote “Reimagining Main Street – How Brick and Mortar Retail Will Thrive in the 21st Century.”

Microsoft Extends Leadership in End-to-End Customer Interactions and Omnichannel Operations  Jan 13, 2014 11:29 AM By MCM Staff

Microsoft Dynamics introduces advanced end-to-end capabilities for omni-channel retailing and supply-chain management; announces alliances with industry leaders Vantiv, Sitecore and an expanded relationship with IBM.






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