Amazon wants to be a part of your birthday
The e-retailer launches a Facebook gift card service.
Lowe’s bids to buy Orchard Supply Hardware
The retail chain spun off from Sears in 2011.
CDW to go public
The retailer could raise about $467 million.
E-retailer The Tie Bar hires a Threadless exec as CEO
Anand Shah also co-founded fashion e-retailer Karmaloop.
A class action suit challenges Rue La La vouchers’ expiration dates
The suit alleges the expiration dates are ‘deceptive and illegal.’
Gilt gets physical
The web-only merchant will open a temporary bricks-and-mortar store in Kentucky.
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E-retailers burn the midnight oil—and are still working at noon and 3 a.m.
A Bigcommerce survey shows long days for e-commerce operators.
Missouri’s governor vetoes a web sales tax bill
Legislation supporting the tax would cut state revenue, he says.
Investment firms acquire web retailer CableOrganizer.com
The Second 500 Guide merchant has grown web sales 28% since 2009.
An e-commerce match made in geek heaven
Two web-only gadget connoisseurs, ThinkGeek and ScotteVest, team up to offer a new product.
Seeking an angel with a heavy wallet? Here are some tips for e-retailers.
IRCE speakers walk small merchants through the funding process.
IRCE to stay in Chicago through 2020
The e-commerce trade show will remain in its hometown for at least six more years.
Poland leads European e-commerce growth
Analysts project a 24% hike in online sales in 2012 in a growing economy.
European e-commerce will grow 12% annually through 2016
The fastest growth will be in southern Europe, where e-retail lags, Forrester says.
Total sales grow 36% for Yoox in 2011
Sales for North America grew 42%.
A Swedish e-retailer swoops into Europe and aims for the world
Consumers in 27 European countries can now buy from Nelly.com.
Japan’s Rakuten to buy U.K.-based online retailer Play.com
The acquisition marks the latest global e-commerce investment for the owner of Buy.com
Zooplus unleashes a strong second quarter
The Munich-based online pet supplies retailer grew Q2 sales by almost 28%.
Lowe's Cos. Inc. said today it has agreed to buy about two-thirds of the stores operated by Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp., which earlier in the day filed for bankruptcy.
Sam Taylor, CEO, Oriental Trading