e-commerce


Rumor: Amazon in Talks to Acquire Richemont’s Net-a-Porter?

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Seattle—Could Internet behemoth Amazon be ready to gobble up Net-a-Porter, the luxury website owned by Swiss firm Compagnie … [Read more...]

Nasty Gal Opens Flagship Retail Store In Santa Monica

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Santa Monica, CA—You just can keep those Nasty Gals down. Still riding high on the success of its first brick-and-mortar store on … [Read more...]

Union & Fifth: Second Hand Fashion for Second Chances

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San Francisco–Buy a Valentino bag from Union & Fifth, and the proceeds will help someone in need —simple, yet profound premise … [Read more...]

Inditex 2014 Profit, Sales Rise; Announces Employee Profit Sharing Plan

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Arteixo, Spain—Inditex, the world’s largest fashion retailer by sales, posted today a 5.2% increase in its 2014 profit driven by … [Read more...]

J. Crew Swings into Q4 Loss on Charges, Lower Sales at Flagship Brand

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New York---J. Crew Group Inc. today reported that it swung into a fourth quarter loss hurt by an impairment change and slower … [Read more...]

Report: Fulfillment Improvements Boost Holiday E-commerce Sales

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New York—E-commerce flourished within a moderately strong 2014 holiday season, growing 16% year-over-year to $72.03 billion, … [Read more...]

Shopbop.com: Wanted a Few Good Designers

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New York—Shopbop, the online shopping site “curated for the chic, modern woman,” is looking for a few good (great?) jewelry and … [Read more...]

Data Security, Omnichannel Initiatives Top Retail CIOs’ Priority Lists

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Washington—With recent high-profile data breaches and the growing need to deliver a unified and differentiated customer … [Read more...]

Omnichannel Retail Guide to Help Bricks and Mortar Retailers Rise to Online Challenge

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Cambridge, England--To help bricks-and-mortar retailers rise to the online challenge, leading FACT-Finder has published an e-book … [Read more...]

Software Company Says It “Spies on Sales” for Bargain Hunters

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New York—A new software/e-commerce company hopes to satiate bargain-hunting consumers online. It’s called MySalesSpy.com, which … [Read more...]

NPD: Online Shopping Satisfaction Continues to Grow

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Port Washington, NY—According to a recent survey of NPD’s Consumer panel, online was the big retail channel winner during the 2014 … [Read more...]

H&M Q4 Profit Rises, Plans 400 New Stores This Year

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Stockholm—Fast-fashion retailer H&M today reported that its fourth quarter earnings rose 17% as sales increased but the figure … [Read more...]