Gap launches in-store pickup of items reserved online
Some Gap and Banana Republic stores in Chicago and San Francisco offer the service.
Mobile commerce hot spots
What do consumers shop for on smartphones and tablets? A new index from comScore shows they order takeout food a lot, and also shop often for books, movies and cosmetics. They more often go to their computers to shop for PCs and software, sporting goods, and toys.
Men’s Wearhouse ousts founder George Zimmer from its board
Zimmer had earlier lost his CEO job with the apparel chain.
A former TigerDirect.com president faces charges over bribery allegations
Carl Fiorentino took kickbacks from suppliers, the feds say.
Hudson’s Bay reports a 32.8% increase in web sales in Q1
The web accounts for 21% of total sales growth.
Home décor e-retailer Wayfair unveils a shoppable image gallery
The Inspiration Gallery features 2,500 photos from established designers.
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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.
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