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SHOES.com Re-Launches E-Commerce Site, Expands Product Line

SHOES.com Re-Launches E-Commerce Site, Expands Product Line

March 26, 2015 | E-Commerce

Pure play e-Commerce retailers have one major avenue to sell the customer on both their overall shopping experience and the products they offer: the web site. That’s why keeping the web site optimized both visually and functionally at all times is the top priority of retailers. To address this priority, SHOES.com formally re-launched its e-Commerce site with a new design and an expanded product offering, which now includes more than 450 brands. As part of the design, SHOES.com offers new search and navigation capabilities designed to make the purchasing process easier for the consum...

Movers & Shakers

Former Frito-Lay Exec Joins IDC As Retail Analyst

Former Frito-Lay Exec Joins IDC As Retail Analyst

Former Frito-Lay supply chain leader Victoria Brown has joined IDC Retail Insights as a Senior Research Analyst for the Retail Supply Chain. In this role, Brown will spearhead the supply...

J.C. Penney CMO Resigns

J.C. Penney CMO Resigns

Debra Berman, Chief Marketing Officer at J.C. Penney, has resigned from her position effective immediately. In her role, Berman launched the retailer’s "When it fits, you feel it" slogan, oversaw the...

Former eBay VP Joins Deliv Team

Former eBay VP Joins Deliv Team

Deliv has onboarded Kenneth Pate, former VP of Product Management at eBay, as its new Head of Product. In his new position, Pate will be responsible for maintaining the Deliv experience...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Versa Wins Bid To Acquire Wet Seal

Versa Wins Bid To Acquire Wet Seal

Versa Capital Management has won a bidding war for the remaining assets of apparel retailer Wet Seal, according to a statement from the private equity firm. Wet Seal filed for...

PayPal Acquires Paydiant

PayPal Acquires Paydiant

PayPal has acquired mobile payment company Paydiant in an effort to expand its breadth of mobile solutions for retailers. Although terms of the deal have not officially been disclosed, a...

Rite Aid Acquires EnvisionRx For $2 Billion

Rite Aid Acquires EnvisionRx For $2 Billion

Drugstore chain Rite Aid will acquire EnvisionRx, a full-service pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, for $2 billion. Rite Aid will pay approximately $1.8 billion in cash and $200 million in...

Financial News

Foot Locker Shuts Down Lady Foot Locker Brand

Foot Locker Shuts Down Lady Foot Locker Brand

Footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker plans to gradually phase out its Lady Foot Locker business over the next few years, the company revealed during a call with investors. Dick...

Target Raises Minimum Wage To $9 Per Hour

Target Raises Minimum Wage To $9 Per Hour

Target will increase the hourly wage for entry-level employees to $9 starting in April 2015, according to a report from Reuters. Although Target has not made a formal statement, this...

NetBase Secures $24 Million In Funding

NetBase Secures $24 Million In Funding

Social media analytics company NetBase has secured $24 million in Series E financing from Spring Lake Equity Partners. Venture capitalist firms Thomvest Ventures, Altos Ventures and WestSummit Capital also participated...