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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.

Sitecore Partners with Microsoft to Build Joint Ecommerce Solution  Jan 13, 2014 11:22 AM By MCM Staff

Sitecore, today announced at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention that it will integrate its leading customer experience platform with Microsoft Dynamics’ powerful omnichannel commerce capabilities.

Retailers Turn to NetSuite for Seamless Omnichannel Experience  Jan 13, 2014 11:13 AM By MCM Staff

Several retailers join NetSuite SuiteCommerce to run their end-to-end omnichannel business. NetSuite announced that
Ibex Outdoor Clothing, Wisteria and George’s Music among the many retailers.

Overstock.com Becomes First Retailer to Accept Bitcoin  Jan 10, 2014 1:49 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com has announced it is now accepting the controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, as a form of payment along with Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.






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