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    H&M PROVIDES SOURCING INFORMATION FOR ALL CLOTHES ON ITS WEBSITE

    Apr 26, 2019

    Despite receiving criticism for being a part of fast-fashion, H&M continues to improve its supply chain by offering sourcing information on all its online apparel. The retailer's "Conscious Collection" rivals other transparent apparel brands like Zara and Everlane by providing info...

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    FOREVER 21 SHUTTING DOWN CHINESE E-COMMERCE SITE

    Apr 26, 2019

    Forever 21 is in the process of shuttering its Chinese e-commerce website, according to a notice on its home page, as reported by Women’s Wear Daily and other news outlets.There are also local news reports of at least one store closing and massive discount sales that could indicate additional ...

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    THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL AND CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS

    Apr 26, 2019

    As the evolution of retail and the way consumers purchase goods continues to change, meeting the challenge to effectively serve both consumers and retailers is a strategic challenge for both shippers and carriers.Understanding the ever-changing ecommerce landscape that includes new shopping preferen...

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    J.C. PENNEY QUIETLY REPLACES LONGTIME MENSWEAR CHIEF

    Apr 26, 2019

    J.C. Penney on Thursday said that James Starke, who led menswear there for more than 13 years, according to his LinkedIn page, has been replaced by Jeff Useforge, who has been promoted from vice president and divisional merchandise manager of men’s, big and tall, activewear and team.  Use...

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    ENTERTAINMENT IS FILLING A RETAIL VOID FOR TOY MAKERS

    Apr 26, 2019

    Toy makers Mattel and Hasbro this week both showed signs of a comeback as they work to recover from the loss of their biggest retail partner. But both are also diversifying their businesses to include entertainment that goes well beyond toys.It's as though, after the demise of Toys R Us, both co...

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    BURLINGTON NAMES FORMER ROSS EXECUTIVE CEO

    Apr 25, 2019

    Burlington on Tuesday announced that Thomas Kingsbury will step down from his role as CEO in September after more than 10 years in the position, according to a company press release. Kingsbury will continue on as executive chairman of the board of directors during a transition period.Michael O'S...

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    AMAZON 'MORPHING' FREE PRIME TWO-DAY SHIPPING TO ONE DAY

    Apr 25, 2019

    Amazon is in the process of speeding up its free Prime two-day delivery to free shipping in one day for eligible items for Prime members, Chief Financial Officer Brian T. Olsavsky announced on a conference call with analysts Thursday. The company is investing $800 million to get that done, which wil...

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    RETAILERS, TECH COMPANIES TEAM UP TO IMPROVE AR/VR

    Apr 25, 2019

    More than 140 companies including retailers and tech companies formed a group to create a common set of standards for 3D imagery used for augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) shopping, per an announcement shared with sister publication Mobile Marketer. Retailers including Target, Ikea, Lowe...

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    PAR TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES NEW BRINK POS SOFTWARE API INTEGRATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    ParTech, Inc., a leading global provider of point of sale solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced today a new partnership with Altametrics and Hubworks, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise restaurant systems that provides food, workforce, and supply chain management to ...

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    VISIT STAR MICRONICS AT RETAILEXPO 2019 FOR THE LATEST CLOUD AND TABLET POS PRINTING SOLUTIONS

    Apr 25, 2019

    At RetailEXPO 2019 (1 – 2 May 2019, Olympia London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be demonstrating its latest innovative and versatile Cloud and tablet POS printing solutions with a range of software and payment partners on Stand 5E10. Star is widely acknowledged ...

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    SHOPIFY LAUNCHES RETAIL POS HARDWARE TO BOOST IN-STORE EXPERIENCE FOR MERCHANTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Shopify Inc., a multi-channel commerce platform for online retail, has launched a line of point-of-sale hardware that will "revolutionize the in-store retail experience for some of the world's fastest-growing brands with omnichannel capabilities, including contactless payments," accord...

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    LULULEMON WANTS TO DOUBLE MEN'S AND DIGITAL BY 2023

    Apr 25, 2019

    Lululemon said on Wednesday at its analyst day that it would place a greater emphasis on its men's category, projecting that it will double the size of revenues in that category by 2023, according to a company press release emailed to Retail Dive.The company also announced that it would expand i...

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    H&M EARNS TOP SPOT FOR GLOBAL WEB TRAFFIC

    May 23, 2019

    Marketing software firm SEMrush reported this week that fast-fashion retailer H&M was the most visited apparel e-commerce site worldwide in March. H&M received more than 67 million visits, while second-place Macy's received just short of 56 million.Shoppers in the United States make up n...

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    H&M EARNS TOP SPOT FOR GLOBAL WEB TRAFFIC

    May 23, 2019

    Marketing software firm SEMrush reported this week that fast-fashion retailer H&M was the most visited apparel e-commerce site worldwide in March. H&M received more than 67 million visits, while second-place Macy's received just short of 56 million.Shoppers in the United States make up n...

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    AMAZON SECURES ITS OWN '.AMAZON' DOMAIN

    May 23, 2019

    Amazon recently won a seven-year battle to quite literally capture the last word in e-commerce.The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that helps manage IP addresses and the internet's domain name system, among other responsibilities, in recent d...

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    AMAZON SECURES ITS OWN '.AMAZON' DOMAIN

    May 23, 2019

    Amazon recently won a seven-year battle to quite literally capture the last word in e-commerce.The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that helps manage IP addresses and the internet's domain name system, among other responsibilities, in recent d...

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    BONOBOS EYES TRY-BEFORE-YOU-BUY SERVICE EXPANSION

    May 23, 2019

    Menswear seller Bonobos has been testing a try-before-you-buy apparel service called "Ship. Try. Buy." in three Boston-area retail locations and is considering an expansion of the program, according to a company spokesperson. One possible area under consideration is the West Coast, but the...

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    BONOBOS EYES TRY-BEFORE-YOU-BUY SERVICE EXPANSION

    May 23, 2019

    Menswear seller Bonobos has been testing a try-before-you-buy apparel service called "Ship. Try. Buy." in three Boston-area retail locations and is considering an expansion of the program, according to a company spokesperson. One possible area under consideration is the West Coast, but the...

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    BEST BUY EKES OUT SALES BOOST IN CHALLENGING Q1

    May 23, 2019

    Best Buy on Thursday reported that U.S. first quarter revenue rose 0.8% year over year to $8.48 billion, with its new GreatCall acquisition contributing to sales. U.S. online sales rose 14.5% on a comparable basis to $1.31 billion, thanks mostly to higher average order values and increased traffic. ...

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    BEST BUY EKES OUT SALES BOOST IN CHALLENGING Q1

    May 23, 2019

    Best Buy on Thursday reported that U.S. first quarter revenue rose 0.8% year over year to $8.48 billion, with its new GreatCall acquisition contributing to sales. U.S. online sales rose 14.5% on a comparable basis to $1.31 billion, thanks mostly to higher average order values and increased traffic. ...

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    BIGCOMMERCE ENTERS GROWING AREA OF ONLINE RETAIL

    May 23, 2019

    E-commerce platform BigCommerce is providing online retailers more opportunities to create recurring revenue. BigCommerce is partnering with CRM technology vendor Ordergroove to enable retailers on its platform to offer a wide range of recurring revenue programs. By integrating with the Ordergroove ...

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    BIGCOMMERCE ENTERS GROWING AREA OF ONLINE RETAIL

    May 23, 2019

    E-commerce platform BigCommerce is providing online retailers more opportunities to create recurring revenue. BigCommerce is partnering with CRM technology vendor Ordergroove to enable retailers on its platform to offer a wide range of recurring revenue programs. By integrating with the Ordergroove ...

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    RETAIL COZIES UP TO MASS TRANSIT — VIA PAYMENTS

    May 23, 2019

    Mass transit sparks a range of emotions: resignation after just missing that last subway, frustration upon encountering that mysterious smell in that last car, and pleasure from the ability to go back and forth to work without worrying about traffic, parking or bad weather. What mass transit also is...

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    RETAIL COZIES UP TO MASS TRANSIT — VIA PAYMENTS

    May 23, 2019

    Mass transit sparks a range of emotions: resignation after just missing that last subway, frustration upon encountering that mysterious smell in that last car, and pleasure from the ability to go back and forth to work without worrying about traffic, parking or bad weather. What mass transit also is...

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SPOTLIGHT

Consumers are putting some serious pressure on retailers when it comes to delivering products. Retailers must be able to provide different delivery options to multiple destinations. They also must deliver accurately and on-time. And, shipping must be affordable. That’s a tall order for retaile

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