Ecommerce in the UK Sees 17.8% Growth in 2016

| MCM Staff

Ecommerce in the UK grew 17.8% in 2016 and was worth 174 billion euros or approximately $205 billion. A report by the Ecommerce Foundation revealed that in 2016, 82% of shoppers in the UK shopped online. Find out more about ecommerce growth in the UK as well as popular online categories and predictions for 2017.

Foot Locker’s Acqusition of Runners Point Group is Official

| 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.

HoneyBaked Ham Company to Launch in Japan

| MCM Staff

The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.

Warehouse, distribution center, retail operations management, ecommerce

Destination Determines Favorite Shippers in B2B World

| Erin Lynch

When it comes down to which parcel shipping carrier is a favorite in the B2B world, the answer might as well be, “domestic shipper or international shipper?” according to findings from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013.

SAP to Acquire hybris

| Erin Lynch

In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omnichannel technology company hybris.