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August 27, 2014

Books-A-Million appointed James Phelps as VP e-commerce.

August 27, 2014

Office and school supply e-commerce retailer Chalkfly has launched a redesigned, fully responsive website that leverages SLI Systems search technology.

August 27, 2014

Chico’s FAS Inc. reported net income of $30.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, down 31% from $43.6 million in the year-ago period.

August 27, 2014

Express Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for both profit and revenue during the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

August 27, 2014

AccuStore, a leading provider of site intelligence for retailers and multi-site operators, has added Jan Davis, president and CEO of ShopperTrak, to the board of AccuStore’s parent company, GSP.

August 27, 2014

GDecide has created a free private social network for decision making, aimed at Millennial consumers.

August 27, 2014

Guess reported second-quarter net earnings of $22 million, a 50.5% decrease compared to adjusted net earnings of $44.3 million for the year ago period.

August 27, 2014

Icix, a provider of supply chain risk management technology, is expanding its Audit Manager suite.

August 27, 2014

L.L. Bean provided a level of customer service across all channels in July that was among the best in the U.S.

August 27, 2014

MarketLive is integrating Visa Checkout directly into its e-commerce platform. Visa Checkout is a new way to pay online, on any device, with a few clicks.

August 27, 2014

As official NFL restaurant sponsor, McDonald's is launching the national McDonald's Tailgate Photo Sweepstakes.

August 27, 2014

The Michaels Companies Inc. on Wednesday reported a net loss of $48 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to net income of $17 in the year-ago period, as $68 million in costs associated with debt-extinguishment and drove the retailer into the red.

August 27, 2014

Nook Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., together with video game manufacturer Rovio, will make the upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” game available for preview exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.

August 27, 2014

The National Retail Federation has hired Mary Heitman as VP of retail programs.

August 27, 2014

In light of the recent announcement of the “Backoff” malware threatening the POS security of retailers, the PCI Council strongly encourages companies as a matter of urgency to consider the following recommendations:

August 27, 2014

Approximately two in three credit cardholders typically use cash for purchases of less than five dollars.

August 27, 2014

Profit and revenue for Tiffany & Co. exceeded Wall Street predictions during the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

August 27, 2014

Fashion powerhouse Zara, owned by Spain’s Inditex, used social media to apologize after complaints poured in via Twitter that the retailer was selling a piece of clothing that closely resembled a uniform worn in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.

August 26, 2014

Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, has acquired Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States.

August 26, 2014

Nearly 80% of college students describe themselves as “more cost-conscious this year than a year ago.”

August 26, 2014

DSW reported that its second quarter profit rose 1.8%, better than expected, with sales up across all its segments.

August 26, 2014

Guidance, an e-commerce design and development agency, announced the launch of a responsive website for Gearys Beverly Hills, which specializes in fine china, crystal, silver, gifts, jewelry, and watches.

August 26, 2014

Customers of real estate management software provider Yardi can now have access to thousands of The Home Depot products either in store or online with a click of a button via the online procurement system offered with Yardi Procure to Pay, a fully automated end-to-end procurement and invoice processing platform.

August 26, 2014

Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed John Caplice to the position of senior VP treasury and investor relations, effective Sept. 2.

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