eCommerce

Mobile commerce, social media commerce and other new technologies

Amazon to Relaunch Apparel and Footwear Biz

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The world's largest online retailer, Amazon, is to relaunch its clothing and footwear business. According to reports in the UK's … [Read more...]

Zappos CEO Pens Success Story

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

Tony Hsieh built a billion dollar company on the premise of customer service and employee satisfaction. In his new hardcover book, … [Read more...]

HSN to Introduce Liza Minnelli Collection

Liza Minnelli at last week's premiere of "Sex and the City 2"

St. Petersburg, FL--Liza Minnelli, who has a cameo appearance in “Sex and the City 2”, will bow her own limited edition apparel … [Read more...]

Tobe Report: Online Strategies to Drive Retail Sales Growth

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New York–Retailers are employing new and innovative online business initiatives as a way to drive sales growth, according to Tobe … [Read more...]

Retail Report: Dealing with Bad Buzz

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New York—While social media is a fun and relatively inexpensive way for retailers to connect with consumers, it also opens the … [Read more...]

Bluefly Cuts First Quarter Losses

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New York--Online off-price retailer Bluefly reported Tuesday that sales have been boosted by a revival in the luxury market, … [Read more...]

Service Helps Online Retailers Battle ‘Friendly Fraud’

BadCustomer.com 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

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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

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

Tiffany Disputes Appeals Court Ruling in eBay Case

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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...]