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Supreme Court to Consider State Tax, Online Retail Fissure

A case by South Dakota over the longtime issue has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

clock January 12, 2018Kali Hays

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Technology

Joor’s Expanded Offices in Paris and L.A. Reflect Growth

Joor expanded two of its offices in Paris and Los Angeles, a reflection of the company’s growth.

clock January 11, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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Retail

Amid Robust Online Sales Growth, a Dark Side Emerges

Optoro estimates that 5 billion pounds of waste is generated by returned products.

clock January 5, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Government and Trade

Retailers Cut 12,000 Jobs Amid Record Holiday Season

Even with holiday sales hitting an all-time high, the retail sector continued to reduce its workforce.

clock January 5, 2018Kali Hays

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Retail

LinkedIn Adds Retail Category to Annual ‘Top Voices’ List

Zoe Leavitt, senior retail and consumer product analyst at CB Insights, took the number-one spot.

clock December 27, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Online fraud continues to grow.

Retail

Mitigating the Costly Impact of Online Fraud

Online fraud costs the industry $660,000 per hour, according to RSA research.

clock December 18, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Retail

Amazon, Ralph Lauren Most Popular Sites With International Shoppers

Top web sites were derived from the MyUS member base of 400,000 consumers.

clock December 18, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Amazon Paying €100M to End Italy’s Tax Probe, EU Case Enters New Phase

The online powerhouse is paying up to end one tax dispute, but another lawsuit doesn’t look like it will go away quickly or easily.

clock December 15, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail

Drop-Ship E-commerce Models Threaten Marketplace Alternatives

With low overhead and enhanced inventory control, drop-shipping methods aim to crack e-commerce channels for retailers.

clock December 15, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

True Fit, personalization, Carhartt

Technology

As Personalization Demands Swell, True Fit Triples Commercial Growth

More than 200 global retail sites deploy True Fit.

clock December 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A partial assortment from Brandless.

Financial

Brandless’ $35M Series B Round Includes High-Profile Individuals

The round includes more than 20 individual investors, such as Mindy Grossman and Leslie Blodgett.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

Customers check out at a Target store on Black Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 24 November 2017. The day after Thanksgiving known as 'Black Friday' kicks off the holiday season of shopping. Thirty percent of annual retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas, according to the National Retail Federation.Black Friday shopping, Alexandria, USA - 24 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Holiday Hiring Partially Stems Retail Job Losses

Apparel retailers as a whole still reduced employment, but by less than previous months.

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

Zac Efron in a Bombas video.

Fashion Scoops

Zac Efron Appears in New Bombas Video that Plays Up the Company’s Altruism

“The Greatest Showman” actor Zac Efron appears in a new Bombas video that plays up the company’s charitable brand DNA.

clock December 6, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Mergers and Acquisitions

Italian Retailer Tony Acquires Two Former Yoox E-stores

The Corner and Shoescribe, which were discontinued by Yoox in 2015, will be relaunched next year.

clock November 29, 2017Sandra Salibian

YNAP Multibrand Online Stores.

Fashion Scoops

Hard Luxury and Eveningwear Boosted YNAP Sales Over Cyber Weekend

Orders on the online luxury fashion destination peaked at one every 0.8 seconds on Black Friday.

clock November 29, 2017Sandra Salibian

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