View Post

ACCESSORIES REPLACE HOME & GARDEN PRODUCTS AS TOP GIFTS IN 2016, ACCORDING TO LOOP COMMERCE

In eCommerce, Retail News, What's New by Christine GalassoLeave a Comment

The numbers from last week are in, and accessories lead the way as the top gift purchased during the week of December 10th to December 16th, according to Loop Commerce’s gifting insights data. The category knocked home and garden products from the top spot as, the study notes, consumers are trending …

View Post

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

In eCommerce, What's New by Christine GalassoLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

SHOPBOP HAS JUST DROPPED ITS STAR-STUDDED HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN

In eCommerce, What's New by Christine GalassoLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

BLUE NILE TO BE ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE INVESTMENT GROUPS

In eCommerce, Industry News, What's New by Accessories StaffLeave a Comment

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 …