Amazon VP Talks About Global and Local Opportunities

| MCM staff

Have a question about using Fulfillment By Amazon? During eTail West 2013, Tom Taylor, VP of Fulfillment By Amazon and Amazon Webstore, took time to talk with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry. In this video, Taylor answers such questions as how Amazon determines what distribution center or centers are ideal for you, and how to get started with International shipping.

3 Ways to Simplify International Expansion with Global Marketplaces

| MCM staff

International e-commerce presents many challenges, and selling across borders requires careful consideration of cultural differences, government regulations and operational infrastructure. This article outlines the various marketplaces and fulfillment tools that are available to help retailers tackle this growing International opportunity.

Storch Out as Toys R Us CEO, Rubin in at Michaels

| Tim Parry

Following a slow fourth-quarter, Jerry Storch has decided to step down as CEO at Toys R Us. Meanwhile, Chris Vickers has been named president and CEO at Vermont Country Store, Victor Luis will eventually replace Lew Frankfort as Coach’s CEO, and Ulta Beauty president and CEO Chuck Rubin has been named CEO at Michaels Stores.

Clarks Americas Teams Up With Invodo Video Solutions for Best In-Store Experience

| Daniela Forte

The global shoe designer and retailer Clarks Americas teams up with Invodo Video Solutions to further expand their online channel to create the best in-store experience. The videos engage consumers, drive purchases and its content demonstrates value. The benefits of the video creates a unique shoe shopping experience tailored for each consumer’s lifestyle.

NetSuite Acquires Retail Anywhere

| MCM staff

NetSuite Inc. today announced that it has acquired Retail Anywhere, a provider of multichannel retail management solutions designed to improve the retail customer experience. The acquisition builds on NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform.