Mobile commerce, social media commerce and other new technologies

Service Helps Online Retailers Battle ‘Friendly Fraud’ keeps score... and helps warn retailers

Santa Monica, CA–The recession may have stifled consumers’ purchases, but retailers are reporting a spike in “friendly … [Read more...]

Luxury Groups Back New EU Online Restrictions

European Union

Brussels--New European Commission rules which could restrict the sale of luxury goods online have been backed by groups including … [Read more...]

More Retailers Turning Their Eyes to the Bride

Eyes to the Bride

Retailers are always looking to reach more customers, and as more non-bridal stores extend their reach to target brides (J. Crew … [Read more...]

Richemont Buys Net-a-Porter in $530 Million Deal

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Geneva--Luxurygoods group Richemont, which had been tentative about exposure of its high-end luxury watch and jewelry brands into … [Read more...]

Ebay Takes a Fashion Stance


San Jose, CA—With the launch today of its new enhanced shopping destination (, eBay is taking a decidedly more … [Read more...]

Tiffany Disputes Appeals Court Ruling in eBay Case

Tiffany & Co

New York—In response to a 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that allows eBay, the online auction site, to continue to … [Read more...]

E-Commerce Spending Regains Double-Digit Growth

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New York—eMarketer revised its U.S. retail e-commerce forecast, estimating that US retail e-commerce sales (excluding travel, … [Read more...]

Wet Seal targeted by Data Theft

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA--Specialist retailer The Wet Seal was targeted by a credit card data theft ring, the company has admitted. The … [Read more...]

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