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‘Omni-Channel Commerce Gap’ Causes Big Hurdles for Retailers

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Every customer wants a seamless shopping experience and every retailer wants to give that to them, but lately, organizational, operational and technological challenges are hindering retailers’ efforts to meet that demand, according to a new research study online survey commissioned by Accenture and Hybris software, an SAP company. According to the study “Customer Desires Vs. Retailer Capabilities: Minding the Omni-Channel ... Read More »

Can Big Data Be Used to Shape the Future for Retailers?

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1010data Inc. provides companies with businesses analytics using a cloud-based software platform, and associated services, for complex business analytics, as well as database publishing for large sets of data. The company recently announced the results of their 2014 Big Data in Retail Study conducted by uSAMP. The retail study provides information regarding the use of Big Data within the retail ... Read More »

Online Retail Space Finder Storefront Cashes in with $7.3 Million

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Storefront, online marketplace for artists, designers and brands to find and rent retail space, just raised $7.3 million from Spark Capital, according to TechCrunch. As part of the new round of funding, Spark general partner Mo Koyfman will be joining the company’s board of directors. Image and video credits: Storefront The San Francisco-based aims to make retail space more accessible ... Read More »

Sycamore Partners Completes Acquisition of The Jones Group

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A few months back, we reported that Sycamore Partners would acquire The Jones Group. As of today, Sycamore Partners today announced that it has completed its acquisition of The Jones Group Inc. This transaction is valued at a staggering $2.2 billion, which we’re sure will also increase the value of the brand in the near future. “We are excited to ... Read More »