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The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites

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Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are the best and the brightest in the Internet universe? Polling the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Shop.org members, Stores Media asked survey participants to name “the e-commerce retailer they …

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Lampert Spends $13 Million on More Sears Holdings Shares

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Chicago—In a move that apparently reassured investors over his Sears Holdings Corp., Edward Lampert, the company’s chairman and soon-to-be chief executive, revealed Monday that he purchased more than 332,000 additional shares of the retailer. According to Securities & Exchange Commission filings, Lampert spent more than $13 million of his own …

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Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

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Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012? Well, According to America’s Research Group (ARG), which today released its Updated Retail Report, you have to taken into account customer retention. “A well-marketed, well-merchandised retailer needs to retain 80% or more of its customer …

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Mobile Shopping Report: Retailers Fall Short of Consumers’ Expectations

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Wellesley, MA—While Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012 proved that mobile commerce is growing steadily, new research reveals that the top 20 brick-and-mortar retail brands still fall short of consumers’ expectations for fast, well-designed and functional mobile apps and websites. According to Mobiquity’s Mobile Shopping Satisfaction Report, an independent consumer …