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Marine Depot Experiences 11% Revenue Boost With Improved Search Capabilities

Marine Depot Experiences 11% Revenue Boost With Improved Search Capabilities

March 27, 2015 | Retail Success Stories

Having exceptional search capabilities is vital to success for any retailer with an e-Commerce site. In order for consumers to find the products they want, web sites need to tout optimized search software that guarantees visitors will have a seamless and successful shopping experience. Marine Depot, an online retailer of aquarium equipment, nutrition and supplements, has achieved an 11% improvement in revenue since implementing solutions from on-demand site search software provider SLI Systems. The online retailer has been a SLI Learning Search, SLI Site Champion and SLI Rich Auto Complete us...

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

Amplience Closes $10.5 Million In Series B Funding

Amplience Closes $10.5 Million In Series B Funding

E-Commerce technology provider Amplience has received $10.5 million in Series B funding to support its ongoing growth in North America and Europe. Octopus Investments led the funding round, although additional...

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...