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EcommerceJul 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.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 2:13 PM By Erin Lynch
Retailers will get some good news at the start of the back-to-school season as ShopperTrak said it expects to see an increase in retail sales 4.3% compared to August 2012.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:18 PM By Monika Kochhar
Winter holidays are a decisive time for retailers. The National Retail Federation reports that the winter holiday season can represent up to 40% of annual retailer sales, with online gifting taking center stage. Deloitte’s 2012 Annual Holiday Survey recorded that nearly one-quarter of the people surveyed did most of their holiday shopping online. Emerging new […]
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:14 PM By Daniela Forte
The way merchants are packaging their products has changed over the years looking toward more eco-friendly alternatives along with enhanced branding on their packages.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 1:00 PM By Geoff Brash
Given the wide variety and relative ease of ordering DIY goods online, it’s no surprise that consumers are turning to online merchants for their home or commercial design and repair projects.
EcommerceJul 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.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 11:38 AM By Daniela Forte
Merchants are going beyond the domestic borders and thinking globally when it comes to selling their products. Here’s what Craig Reed, vice president of global commerce for Pitney Bowes, said in an interview at IRCE 2013 about selling internationally.
EcommerceJul 08, 2013 11:41 AM By Daniela Forte
Oriental Trading Company, a party supplies merchant, announced on June 27 it has acquired MindWare, a retailer of educational toys for children.
EcommerceJul 02, 2013 3:17 PM By Erin Lynch
Logging on a retail site should be fast, easy, and stress-free but it can be more of a juggling act for consumers who can’t remember their passwords and ultimately leaving a site. In fact, according to a recent survey, of those users who do not remember their information, 70% will leave. But retailers and shoppers found a new and faster way to stay engaged: the social login.
EcommerceJul 02, 2013 10:10 AM By Erin Lynch
The modern day consumer is constantly connected no matter where they shop. It could be by using their smartphone to showroom in store, reading an email on a mobile device, or by interacting with a brand on Facebook. Even though a consumer is always connected to the digital world, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are connecting with your brand the way you’d like.