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Wal-Mart Raises the Stakes in E-commerce Arms Race With Amazon

Image Source: Wal-Mart.<p>If <b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE: WMT) stands any chance of going head to head with<b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN), it'll have to use its physical store locations to its advantage. To that end, the company is streamlining its management team to align its e-commerce and brick-and-mortar operations. The …

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How Millennials Are Changing Retail Patterns

Retail moves at the speed of culture, which means players sometimes quickly come and go. This speed is hastened by new technology and the group of shoppers using it the most – millennials.<p>The millennial generation is the largest in U.S. history and as they reach their prime working and spending …

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Amazon and high rents are killing New York City retailers like Laytner's Linen & Home, leaving industry watchers to wonder when the carnage will end

In the retail universe, Grand Metro Housewares, a humble hardware store on Broadway near West 95th Street, resides on a different planet from Macy’s, …

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Retail Malaise Puts Pressure on Chains to Shutter More Stores - Bloomberg

Reeling from a shaky holiday season and slowing mall traffic, U.S. retailers are facing increasing pressure to close stores as more of their business …

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Warby Parker to Open 25 Stores This Year

Warby Parker plans to open at least 25 retail locations this year, a rare brick-and-mortar expansion amid store closures at several chains.<p>The eyeglasses seller said it would open stores in Miami, Los Angeles and other cities, bringing its total store count to about 70 this year. The stores will …

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China's online population growing fast

The number of internet users in China has been rising by leaps and bounds. Those online in the world's second-largest economy equal the entire population of Europe, with e-commerce the main driver of expansion.<p>The number of internet users in China - already the world's highest - reached 731 million …

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5 Tips How To Use Facebook For Ecommerce Marketing

As Facebook has become a key to success for Ecommerce businesses, no business can survive longer without learning the ways to enhance E-commerce …

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Nordstrom's National Beauty Director Explains Its Naturals Expansion

Earlier this month, Racked.com reported that Nordstrom was expanding its in-store natural beauty “outposts” in 46 of its stores nationwide, almost a third of its full-line stores in the U.S. For department stores and beauty retailers, the natural and organic cosmetics industry is big business, and …

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Six in ten Brits unhappy with retail apps and want integrated AR/VR

The report, by mobile app developer Apadmi, surveyed 2,000 consumers who use retail apps for their thoughts on current offerings and what they wanted …

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Rise of the Digital Nomad: How to Generate Income Using Ecommerce by @myecommercetips

<b>Authored by Patrick Foster</b><p>The lifestyle of a digital nomad is highly coveted, especially among Millennials. Many of us identify with its appeal: …

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Neiman Marcus High Yield Bonds, Leveraged Loans Slump Amid Retail Pressure

<b>Neiman Marcus</b> 8% cash-pay notes due 2021 slumped 5.25 points to a new all-time low in the high yield secondary on Monday, breaking through 60 for the first time as the issuer continues to come under heavy scrutiny amid pressure across the brick-and-mortar retail sector.The majority of the sell-off …

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Vector Has Acquired DevDemon & Expresso Store!

We've got some very exciting news: Vector has acquired the leading ExpressionEngine add-on development company, DevDemon (along with all their …

Anatomy of a Cash-rich eCommerce Website

Share <b>0 Comment</b> - Content Management<p>Let me start with a personal online shopping experience, which I am sure will be similar to some of your online …

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How the January health kick really impacts retail sales

It’s January, and as everyone grudgingly tugs on their gym gear and grabs their protein shake, let’s check in with the activewear market. WGSN’s …

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New Planning Capability Enables Orvis to Scale and Grow

Founded in 1856, The Orvis Company of Manchester, Vermont is at its core, a fly-fishing and wing-shooting brand, and today is a trusted source of …

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Jack Erwin Customers Can Now Shop the Handcrafted Shoes in Nordstrom Stores

Handcrafted shoe brand Jack Erwin is getting even closer to its loyal following.<p>The men’s label released a curated collection on Jan. 16 available at …

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Short Sellers Notch Early Win In U.S. Retail

Retailers have seen short interest tick up while the rest of the market experienced covering.<p>Top five most shorted retailers have fallen in price …

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From customs to cash: here’s what you need to know about the Asian last-mile

So you’ve got all your products built and ready to ship. You have orders from people all over Asia. All you have to do now is get the items to …

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• Home• <b><br>LED Globe 7W GU10 Black in 6cm Oriel Lighting</b><p>Found a lower price? We'll beat it by 5% Learn More<p>SKU: ORL-A-LED-66075 Con<p>$29 RRP $55 Save …

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Smart Marketer was <b>founded in 2012</b> by <b>Ezra Firestone.</b> With the help of a rapidly-growing team and fueled by Ezra’s years of experience in eCommerce, …

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The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Ecommerce (Infographic)

Here's why artificial intelligence will be beneficial for retailers and consumers.<p>From creating personalized shopping experiences to offering virtual buying assistants -- AI is improving the online shopping experience for consumers and retailers.<p>Shoppers will be able to easily find the best price …

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Department stores are facing 'the worst results since the recession’ — and that highlights a huge problem

Retailers are reeling from weak holiday sales.<p>Macy's, Sears, Target, Kohl's, and JCPenney are among the many companies that have reported lackluster sales during the critical holiday period.<p>In the wake of the disappointing season, Macy's and Sears are now collectively closing more than 200 stores, …

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UK high street retailers race to keep up with online demand

| LONDON<p>British fashion retailers will switch their spending firepower to technology from the high street in 2017 after online shopping became the key driver of sales growth over the all-important festive period.<p>Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) is investing in apps, its website and logistics, while spending …

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Can Duluth Holdings Inc Defy the Death of Retail?

You've seen the headlines: Malls are dying.<p>With chains like Sports Authority, Aeropostale, and Eastern Mountain Sports going bankrupt last year, and others like <b>Macy's</b>, The Limited, and <b>Kohl's</b>announcing large-scale store closings, retailers are going through some very tough times. As has been …

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Why Shopify Inc. Stock Surged in 2016

Image source:Shopify.<p>What happened<p>Shares of e-commerce platform<b>Shopify Inc.</b> (NYSE: SHOP) surged 67% in 2016, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.The company continued to get rewarded throughout the year following its impressive revenue and customer growth each quarter, as well as …

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Retail Worries For 2017: Macy's Closings, Walmart's Openings, China And Trump Are On Everyone's Mind

The sales and earnings reports for fourth quarter 2016 are eagerly anticipated by the financial and retail communities. Earnings, I think, are going to be at the low end of expectations given disappointing Christmas sales by many major chains. What will 2017 be like?<p>With a new U.S. President in …

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Hold Onto Your Louboutins. America Is Losing Shopping Square Footage

The year got off to a grim start for brick-and-mortar retailers. Ailing giants Macy’s and Sears announced 250 store closings between them in January, …

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Why Macy's Is Closing Even Profitable Stores

Image source: The Motley Fool.It's no secret that department stores are having a rough time these days. Comparable sales over the holiday season fell …

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Food Halls, Experiences Lead Retail Trends for 2017

In retail, nothing remains the same for long. A century ago, America saw the rise of mega department stores as category killers. In the middle of the …

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