Current Headlines

  1. Best Buy’s New Engaging Photography Webpage Enhances The Customer Experience
    7/3/2014

    On June 29, Best Buy announced the introduction of newly-designed Best Buy photography webpage, providing customers with photography how-to guides, helpful videos, along with recommended high-quality cameras, lenses, DSLRs, camcorders, and accessories available for sale.

  2. Meijer Sponsoring Pharmacy Technician Program To Provide Superior Service To Customers
    7/3/2014

    Meijer announced the company will be supporting the pharmacy technician program at West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT), investing in the future employment for its pharmacies in the West Michigan stores.

  3. J.C. Penny Uses Social Media To Raise Funds For Troops
    7/3/2014

    J.C. Penny Company recently announced its partnership with Grammy nominated country music superstar Blake Shelton, sponsoring the artist’s 2014 “Ten Times Crazier” tour, raising awareness and donations to America’s military families through the United States Organizations (USO). The retailer is also offering 20 percent off of store purchases to all currently serving and to their family members during the Fourth of July holiday.

  4. Bravada International To Open Its First VivaVuva Women’s Fashion Retail Store In Los Angeles
    7/2/2014

    BRAVADA International Ltd. announced the opening of its first VivaVuva retail store in Los Angeles.

  5. IKEA Completes Expansion Of Store In Stoughton, MA, Offering Boston-Area Customers An Enhanced Shopping Experience
    7/2/2014

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, recently completed the expansion of its Boston-area store in Stoughton, MA. As a result, IKEA Stoughton, which opened November 2005 as 357,000 square feet in size, now has grown 58,575 SF to the new size of 415,575 SF, allowing the store to house larger quantities and selections of home furnishings, and to handle greater volumes of home deliveries

  6. Attn. Marketers: Searches On Tablets, Smartphones Just About Even
    7/2/2014

    A new report shows that search spending growth on smartphones outpaced growth on tablets by over three to one, making the two types of devices almost equal as sources for searches.

  7. Barnes & Noble To Spin Off Nook By 2015
    7/2/2014

    Barnes & Noble has announced its board of directors had approved a proposal to spin off its Nook e-reader business into a publicly traded company.

  8. New Research: What’s In Store For Stores?
    7/2/2014

    What every retailer should be thinking about as they forge ahead in 2014. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Direct Carrier Billing: The Overlooked Mobile Payment
    7/2/2014

    Should more retailers be using direct carrier billing? By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Limited Brand, Henri Bendel Collaborating With Cornelia Webb For Improved Customer Experience
    7/2/2014

    Limited Brand, Henri Bendel, a sophisticated, chic line of jewelry, bags, and other accessories has partnered with Stockholm-based jewelry brand, Cornelia Webb, providing shoppers at Henri Bendel.com and the New York Flagship store with 5 exclusive, versatile body jewelry designs that accentuate the beauty of a woman’s body.

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