QVC to Acquire Rival Firm Home Shopping Network

| Daniela Forte

Creating a mega-entity in the world of television shopping and ecommerce in general, QVC plans to merge with Home Shopping Network in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. Here is what executives from both companies had to say about what this will mean moving forward.

4 Tactics to Make Your New Ecommerce Store Rock

| Rotem Gal

With any ecommerce business, there is a fine line between success and failure. This is why you need to make all the right moves at the right time. Here are 4 tactics that will make your ecommerce store rock from day one.

Pier 1 Imports Sees 23% Ecommerce Growth in Q1

| Daniela Forte

Pier 1 Imports saw ecommerce growth during the first quarter of 2017. Ecommerce sales totaled $99.3 million, representing a 23% increase year-over-year. See how ecommerce played a role in overall sales and what the retailer is planning to focus on going forward.

Lamps Plus Inc. Launches New Website in Canada

| MCM Staff

Lamps Plus Inc., a specialty lighting retailer in the United States, announced its expansion into the Canada market with the launch of LampsPlus.ca. See why the company decided to make the move and how its business has grown north of the border.

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.