Mobile commerce, social media commerce and other new technologies

QVC Bows Andy Warhol Jewelry by Robert Lee Morris

Silver and brass necklace from Andy Warhol by RLM for QVC

West Chester, PA—“Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes,” Andy Warhol, once said. And in this age of live streaming, You Tube and … [Read more...]

Koh’s Adds New Distribution Center as Online Sales Grow


Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl’s is setting up a new e-commerce distribution center, creating 1,200 jobs, as the department store ramps … [Read more...]

Hautelook Launches Shoe Membership Site

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Los Angeles—HauteLook has expanded from private fashion flash sales to private fashion shoe sales.After feedback that its … [Read more...]

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari in $5.2 Billion Deal

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari

Paris—LVMH announced today that it took a 50.4% stake in Bulgari for 1.86 million euros (about $2.6 billion) giving the French … [Read more...]

Bamboopink: The Latest Direct Sales Jewelry Model

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Irvine, CA—Hoping to capitalize on a growing direct sales market, a trio of Southern California entrepreneurs is premiering … [Read more...]

Report: U.S., E.U. Online Sales to Hit $279 Billion by 2015

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Cambridge, MA--Online retail in both the United States and Western Europe will continue on a double-digit growth trajectory over … [Read more...]

Nearly 83% of Sites Surveyed Engage in ‘F-Commerce’

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Chicago—Try to keep up…there’s yet another term for our growing vernacular: F-Commerce (F as in Facebook, although it also … [Read more...]

Nordstrom to Buy Flash Sale Site Haute Look

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Seattle—Hey, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Or buy ’em.As online flash-sales continue to eat away at traditional e-tailing … [Read more...]

Fashion Boosts eBay Full Year Income


San Jose, CA--Fast-growing sales from its new fashion business helped online retailer and auction house eBay to post an 18% surge … [Read more...]

E-Tailing Group Names Top Customer Service Merchants

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Chicago—There’s no mystery about it: certain online stores excel in service and have been recognized in the e-tailing group’s 13th … [Read more...]

Retail Mobile Apps the Four “Must Haves”

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New York—It’s difficult enough to figure out how successful conversion rates are for traditional retail marketing and advertising, … [Read more...]

eBay Reports $2 Billion in Mobile Sales


San Jose, CA—Just how big is mobile commerce really? Plenty big according to eBay.The online auction site said Thursday it has … [Read more...]