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CYBER WEEK’S BOOMING SUCCESS BRINGS LOGISTICAL CHALLENGES FOR ONLINE RETAILERS

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Along with record-shattering online sales, this past Cyber Week also brought retailers a whole slew of new, unanswered questions and problems to contend with. From tech issues to inventory and fulfillment, these are some of the challenges online stores were faced with over Cyber Week (Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday). BACKEND …

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SHOPBOP HAS JUST DROPPED ITS STAR-STUDDED HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN

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With window displays being unveiled, extravagant shopping wish lists being checked and mixed media campaigns launching daily, it’s safe to say the holidays have officially and stylishly arrived. Amid the hubbub, this week SHOPBOP dropped its star-studded holiday campaign to outshine others. Actress and millennial IT girl Lucy Hale kicks off the …

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BLUE NILE TO BE ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE INVESTMENT GROUPS

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Seattle-based online diamond jeweler Blue Nile is being acquired for about $500 million in cash by a private investor group that includes Bain Capital Private Equity and Bow Street LLC. The move comes amicably and will provide substantial value to Blue Nile’s stockholders, translating to $40.75 in cash per share and representing a premium …

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INDUSTRY EXPERTS ARE PREDICTING A MERRY AND BRIGHT HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

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According to several forecasting firms and economists, this holiday shopping season should be merry and bright for retailers. The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that retail sales for the season will reach $655.8 billion, a rise of 3.6% since last year and well above the 10-year average of 2.5%. Two other consulting firms …