Macy’s Inc., Announces New President and Restructuring Plans

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Macy’s, Inc. announced several changes intended to improve the company’s performance, including the hiring of Hal Lawton as president, the creation of a single simplified merchandising organization and an enhanced focus on the company’s data analytics capabilities. See how these plans will shift Macy’s business.

Sur La Table Names Billy May as New CEO

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Sur La Table announced the appointment of Billy May as Chief Executive Officer. May, a fourth-generation retailer with over two decades of retail, digital marketing, and ecommerce experience, will also join the Board of Directors.

QVC and YouCam Makeup Team Up for TV-Mobile AR Shopping Experience

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Perfect Corp. has partnered with QVC and Laura Geller New York to give mobile consumers the opportunity to virtually try on beauty products via artificial reality during live QVC broadcasts. Find out how QVC is making this happen in real time and how it views the potential for emerging AR technology.

Ecommerce in the UK Sees 17.8% Growth in 2016

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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.

FedEx Corp Announces 2017 Holiday Season Surcharges

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FedEx Corp. announced that the company will add residential holiday season surcharges for packages that require additional handling, are oversized or unauthorized. Here is what the company is saying and what the announcement will mean for both retailers and customers.

Camping World Acquires TheHouse.com

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Camping World Holdings, Inc., a network of RV-centric retail locations, announced plans to purchase TheHouse.com. See what Camping World and TheHouse.com executives had to say about the acquisition.

Williams-Sonoma Expands to South Korea

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced the opening of its brands’ first stores in Seoul, South Korea under its strategic franchise agreement with Hyundai Livart Furniture, a premier home goods retailer. See how many stores Williams-Sonoma plans to open in South Korea.

Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo for $1.3 Billion

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Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global fashion luxury brand, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Jimmy Choo. Here are the details of the acquisition and what top executives from both companies had to say.