The secret to NoMoreRack’s holiday sales records
A quarter of its sales stem from shoppers clicking from social networks.
A strong Monday for online sales follows a blockbuster weekend
Online sales jumped 71% over the past weekend compared with last year, comScore reports today. Consumers ‘showrooming’ in stores likely contributed to the gains, comScore says. And Monday was the third billion-dollar day this season in web sales.
AutoZone’s first quarter web sales roar ahead by 75%
The web now accounts for 3.5% of total sales for the auto parts chain retailer.
American Eagle plans a new $80 million e-commerce distribution center
The center will open in June 2014 and double the retailer’s online fulfillment space
After a volatile year, Lululemon names a new CEO and a new chairman
Laurent Potdevin is named CEO and chairman Chip Wilson steps down from the apparel retailer after controversial remarks.
Nordstrom and Blue Nile tie the knot in a store-to-web partnership
Shoppers can try on pricey rings in Nordstrom stores and buy them on BlueNile.com.
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E-retailer The RealReal hires a Neiman Marcus executive
Ann Paolini will head sales at the luxury online consignment shop.
Fab.com takes the prize for the earliest holiday e-mail
And Hayneedle went earliest with a Black Friday theme, Internet Retailer finds.
The 'cool factor' is crucial.
Early focus on holiday shopping helps e-retailers
And not all them needed free shipping, either.
A strong online Black Friday
After shopping heavily on Thanksgiving, consumers headed back to the web today.
U.S. fashion retailer Modnique banks on Russia to fuel its overseas growth
Modnique says the region is ripe for growth, and Top500Guide.com data support this theory.
Global consumers demand more from e-retailers
They want easy returns, free shipping and access to social and mobile channels.
There may be e-commerce gold in China, but it’s hard to mine
Western brands find Chinese consumers expect big discounts.
E-retailer LightInTheBox adds three languages to its e-commerce site
The move supports the retailer’s expansion in Southeast Asia
Foot Locker kicks up Q2 web sales by 20%
Total sales rose a relatively modest 6.4%.
Amazon’s Shopbop launches a Russian-language site
The apparel retailer offers free shipping to Russia for orders over $100.
Online shoppers in the United States so far have spent $31.547 billion this holiday season via their personal computers, up 9.3% from the corresponding period last year, comScore Inc. reports today.
Sam Taylor, CEO, Oriental Trading