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2013-01-31 08:34:58

LONDON, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Lewis [http://www.johnlewis.com/Home+and+Garden/Area.aspx ] department stores has appointed Mark Lewis as Online Director. He will join the John Lewis Management Board (JLMB), reporting to Managing Director Andy Street. Mark will take up the position on 4 March, joining from Collect+ where he has been CEO. Prior to this he spent six years at eBay in roles including UK Managing Director and European Marketplaces Director....

2012-12-26 05:00:57

Investigating the most customer-friendly retail return policies, leading personal finance expert, Casey Bond of GoBankingRate.com, finds 10 retailers that make it easy to return unwanted Christmas gifts with their best return policies. EL SEGUNDO, CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Leading up to Christmas, it´s all about finding the best savings and sales. But once all the presents are unwrapped, focus shifts to finding ways to turn unwanted gifts into cash, gift cards, and wished-for items....

2012-12-12 04:20:40

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care? Hope so, because the holiday shopping season has begun everywhere. While consumers hit the shops - and the Internet - The Harris Poll has been hard at work checking on some of the top issues facing retailers and shoppers alike this holiday season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) Following are some of the results of The Harris Poll of 2,249 adults surveyed online...

2012-12-04 12:28:05

ESCHBORN, Germany and BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ORSYP, a leading provider of IT Operations Management solutions, today announced that Migros, the largest retail chain in Switzerland, is expanding its adoption of ORSYP solutions for IT workload automation and replacing legacy systems from CA Technologies. Migros will benefit from a unified platform of ORSYP's Dollar Universe as the centralized job scheduling solution, especially for the automation of its business critical SAP system...

2012-11-13 08:41:48

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Century 21 Department Store announces the launch of its much-anticipated e-commerce site, www.c21stores.com, just in time for holiday shopping. Century 21, which previously had a members-only flash-sale site, will leverage this new platform to create a 24/7 destination for consumers across the country. Shoppers will have access to the same exceptional designer fashion, accessories and home decor brands found in-store at 40-65% off retail every day. The...

2012-11-05 12:28:30

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LogicSource, a leading sourcing solutions firm, today announced a multi-year agreement to provide advisory services and technologies to Burlington Coat Factory, a multi?department retail chain with more than 477 stores in 44 states and Puerto Rico. Terms were not disclosed. LogicSource conducted a detailed analysis of Burlington Coat Factory's sourcing and procurement of printed materials, and identified a broad range of efficiency and cost...

2012-10-26 15:22:41

MIAMI, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Carso, one of Latin America's most important conglomerates, was named as Latin Trade's Investor of the Year at its 2012 Bravo Business Awards. "At a very young age I realized the importance of how business can positively impact society by generating employment and the responsibility that business leaders have in helping solve some of the most complex social problems," Grupo Carso Chairman of the Board Carlos Slim Domit said. "This is part of our...

2012-10-17 07:29:56

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GVG Capital Group today announced that Lojas Americanas S.A. [BOVESPA:LAME3 (common) and LAME4 (preferred)], Brazil's largest retail chain of eponymous stores, has appointed Love Goel, Chairman of the Digital Committee of Lojas Americanas' Board of Directors. Goel will have oversight responsibility for all Lojas Americanas digital initiatives, investments and businesses including B2W [BOVESPA: BTOW3], the world's second largest pure-play digital...

2012-10-05 10:21:39

. NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bodhi has been showing fashion forward tech designs since the first iPhone hit the scene in 2007. Joseph Janus, Senior Vice President and Creative Director at Bodhi, showcased the Bodhi tech line to Dillard's, William Dillard, III- corporative vice president over accessories in 2009. Dillard saw a huge opportunity and believed that Bodhi had come up with a new and innovative idea that had not yet been seen in the fashion or technology...

2012-10-01 06:24:32

MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Trade, the premier business source covering Latin America and the Caribbean, today announced all the honorees who will be recognized at the 2012 18(th) Annual BRAVO Business Awards, to be held on October 26 in Miami. H.E. Miguel Juan Sebastian Pinera, president of Chile, will be recognized as Leader of the Year for his superior efforts and continued commitment in positioning Chile at the economic, social and political forefront of the Latin...