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#RIC16: Mizzen+Main Relies On Personal Touch To Develop Nationwide Presence

#RIC16: Mizzen+Main Relies On Personal Touch To Develop Nationwide Presence

May 27, 2016 | Retail Success Stories

Building a retail company carrying exclusively American-made products can be a gamble due to the time and costs required to make it work, especially when the brand is literally starting from scratch. But Mizzen+Main has powered its way through the ranks to stand on its own as an authentic brand that now offers its apparel in more than 100 specialty stores across the U.S. The startup apparel brand, which launched as an e-Commerce site in July 2012, is known primarily for its wrinkle-free men’s dress shirts made from performance fabrics. In an effort to differentiate from traditional menswear c...

Movers & Shakers

STRATACACHE Adds Jeff Griffin As EVP Of Retail Media Networks

STRATACACHE Adds Jeff Griffin As EVP Of Retail Media Networks

Digital place-based media company STRATACACHE has named Jeff Griffin its new EVP of Retail Media Networks. Griffin brings more than 25 years of experience in brand and sales management at...

Victoria’s Secret Hires Former Spanx, Nike Exec As CEO

Victoria’s Secret Hires Former Spanx, Nike Exec As CEO

L Brands subsidiary Victoria’s Secret has named Jan Singer as CEO. Singer will replace Sharen Jester Turney, who left suddenly in February 2016 after 16 years with the company, though...

To Boost Digital Abilities, Toys ‘R’ Us Names First Global CTO

To Boost Digital Abilities, Toys ‘R’ Us Names First Global CTO

Toys ‘R’ Us has named Lance Wills as its first global Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The New Jersey-based retailer added the position to its leadership team to help improve its...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Southeast Asia’s largest online fashion platform, Zalora, is selling its Thailand and Vietnam operations. Thailand’s Central Group, looking to expand its e-Commerce business, is buying the Thai business, while an...

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise, once a business unit of eBay, has completed its merger with global e-Commerce company Innotrac to form a new privately held company named Radial. Radial, primarily composed of former...

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Customer Retention Cloud provider Sailthru has acquired Carnival, maker of a mobile marketing automation platform. The acquisition will allow Sailthru to give brands such as JustFab and TaskRabbit the ability...

Financial News

Rover Raises $1.1 Million To Propel Location-Based Mobile Marketing

Rover Raises $1.1 Million To Propel Location-Based Mobile Marketing

Rover, a Toronto-based provider of location-based mobile marketing platform has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. The company will use the new capital to enhance its technology as well as...

Amazon Wins Big As Salesforce Inks $400 Million Deal To Expand Use Of Web Services

Amazon Wins Big As Salesforce Inks $400 Million Deal To Expand Use Of Web Services

Salesforce.com is expanding its usage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its public cloud infrastructure solution, in a deal that will cost Salesforce as much as $400 million over a...

SuperValu Hastens Anticipated Save-A-Lot Spinoff, Amends $1.5 Billion Loan Agreement

SuperValu Hastens Anticipated Save-A-Lot Spinoff, Amends $1.5 Billion Loan Agreement

SuperValu is now one step closer to spinning off its Save-A-Lot grocery chain into a stand-alone publicly traded company. The supermarket has completed an amendment of its existing $1.5 billion secured...