Dress Barn Parent Company to Close Up to 650 Stores

| Daniela Forte

Ascena Retail Group, the parent company for both Dress Barn and Ann Taylor, plans to close up to 650 stores in the next two years as a result of consumer’s shift to online shopping. See what the company’s next move is in light of these closures.

Growth in Cross-Border, Mobile Cited in Ecommerce Report

| Mike O'Brien

Nearly half of U.S. consumers made a cross-border purchase last year, according to the 2017 Pulse of the Online Shopper report from UPS and comScore, up 4% from the prior year, indicating a growing interest in overseas goods. See what other results the report found, including findings on omnichannel habits and mobile commerce.

Top 3 Ecommerce Trends and Predictions for 2017

| Mickael Froger

2016 saw some huge developments in the world of ecommerce. From leaps in social media and mcommerce to pushing the boundaries of omnichannel strategies, ecommerce made some significant moves forward. So what is in store for 2017? Here are a list of predictions and trends to look forward to this year.

Express Inc. to Close All 17 Stores in Canada

| MCM staff

Express Inc. is making strategic moves in Canada and closing 17 of its retail locations. See what Express Inc. CEO and president had to say about these closures and what it means for the retail climate in Canada.

3 Moving Targets in Sales Taxes Today

| Matthew Walsh

While several bills are still pending at the federal level that would address ecommerce taxation, Amazon recently cut to the chase. Here are three moving targets to think about when it comes to sales taxes today.