online sales

Amazon is expanding its Handmade at Amazon section.

Retail

Amazon Adds Apparel, Shoes to ‘Handcrafted’ Shop

The online giant’s expanded shop will give Etsy a run for its money.

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Shopping online e-commerce

Retail

FTI Sees U.S. Online Retail Sales Reaching $1 Trillion in 10 Years

Online sales in the U.S. this year are pegged to come in around $445 billion.

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Millennials do online research before they commit to making a purchase.

Technology

CommerceHub Founder Said Creating the ‘Endless Aisle’ Was a Bumpy Road

Frank Poore is founder, president and chief executive officer of the company, which launched in 1997.

clock October 11, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Warehouse fulfillment software is designed to help control and manage inventory.

Technology

Bpost Acquires Logistics Firm Radial for $820M, Includes 24 Fulfillment Centers

The deal reflects a larger drive across the retail market that focuses on improving the last mile of e-commerce delivery.

clock October 9, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Bianca Balti

Fashion Scoops

Bianca Balti Launches Charity Sale on Depop

The proceeds from the sales will support Syrian refugees in Jordan.

clock October 3, 2017Alessandra Turra

NIKE.

Retail

Analysts: Strong Brands Can Thrive as Amazon Grows

Retail analysts cite brands and companies that possess “staying power.”

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Caroline Klatt

Technology

Let’s Chat: Bots That Can Drive Online Conversions

Caroline Klatt, cofounder and chief executive officer of Headliner Labs, explains how messaging bots can boost sales.

clock September 28, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Legal

Fight Over Online Sales Tax Teed Up for Supreme Court Intervention

A South Dakota lawsuit over online retailers being exempt from state sales tax is on its way to the high court.

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chinese shoppers

Technology

Feelunique.com’s Growth in China Fueled by Partnership With Azoya

The beauty site partnered with Azoya to launch a dedicated Chinese web site.

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ulta beauty

Products

Ulta Beauty CEO Says Strong Pipeline in Place for Second Half

Bumble and bumble, MAC and NuMe are brands that will help Ulta Beauty grow in the second half.

clock August 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

online shopping

Technology

Pitney Bowes Broadens Shipping Solutions With Financial Features

The solutions include revolving lines of credit and postage prepays.

clock August 9, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Coach began its turnaround strategy earlier than its competitor, Michael Kors.

Financial

In Coach v. Kors, Both Firms Battle Handbag Struggles

Coach and Kors are primarily handbag firms in a market that isn’t seeing much growth at the moment.

clock July 26, 2017Vicki M. Young

online shopping

Technology

Sephora SEA Digital Teams With Adyen on Payments Platform

The solution allows for a more “frictionless e-commerce” shopping experience.

clock July 24, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Amazon's Prime Day boosted apparel sales.

Retail

Amazon Prime Day Erodes Foot Traffic at Top Retailers

Data from Sense360 found a 32 percent decline in foot traffic across retail with consumers who had Amazon App installed.

clock July 24, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Destination XL store.

Technology

Destination XL Group Launches Mobile App With PredictSpring

The app is available at the Apple Store and Google Play store.

clock July 20, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Gucci, Loewe and Dior Named Fashion Awards Nominees

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