INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – With less than 100 days until
Christmas, retailers are adding staff in preparation for holiday
shopping. Retailer Meijer says, starting now, it will hire 1,800
people in Indiana, roughly 50 in each store.
Even though it's still summer and Christmas is more than
three months away, retailers -- worried by dismal second-quarter
earnings and desperate to attract shoppers -- are gearing up for a
holiday season expected to feature bigger and better promotions and
sales than last year
United Parcel Service Inc. said it plans to hire up to 95,000
temporary workers to handle the holiday rush. That's up from the
55,0000 seasonal workers the company initially planned to hire in
2013. Don't mistake the increased hiring as a sign that U.S.
consumers will go on a spending tear this holiday season.
United Parcel Service Inc is almost doubling the number of
seasonal employees it hires for this year's holiday shopping season
as it aims to avoid a repeat of last year's network breakdown
during the crucial period. The world's largest parcel delivery
company said on Tuesday it would hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal
employees to handle the expected surge in parcels during the
period, compared with ...
One of the challenges with online shopping is worrying
that you’re not getting the best deal. Customers abandon shopping
carts regularly, thinking they’ll spend just a few more minutes
researching the product in question, but then never return. A
company called PoachIt, which has now closed on an additional $1.8
million in funding, is helping turn those hesitant buyers into…
The beginning of the fall might feel a bit early to start
planning your holiday shopping lists, but if you begin now, you'll
be able to coast through the season with grace and ease. The first
step is to start generating your master lists. Most of us cringe
when we see an Excel spreadsheet at the office, but they really
come in handy for planning your holiday gift list.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Stretch 'N' Shout Leonardo
from Playmates Toys® Starting today and throughout the holidays,
Toys"R"Us will engage its fans – both kids and kids at heart – to
share their top picks from the #TRUHotToyList on Facebook, Twitter,
YouTube and Instagram.
Clustrix, provider of the leading scale-out SQL database
engineered for the cloud, today launched its first annual state of
online shopping survey, a consumer-focused study intended to
identify the key ...
CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What started in a
small Shop on 10 West Madison Street popped 'A Chicago Tradition'
into a global sensation 65 years in the making. Sept. 18 marks the
65 th Anniversary ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clavis
Insight, the global leader in cloud-based online retail store
analytics software for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers
and retailers, has appointed Supriya Chaudhury as chief marketing
officer (CMO). Chaudhury, a marketing executive with over 20 years'
experience, will lead Clavis Insight's global marketing
functions including ...
Online retailer Kettlebell Kings has announced that they will
be offering complimentary shipping on every order in their store,
adding incentive for customers to try this highly effective
exercise method. The company’s website also offers information on
the benefits of kettlebells, as well as free workout guides so
customers can get started with the equipment in the comfort of
their own home ...
Motorola has opened the doors to an online store in the UK,
through which it will sell the new, second generation Moto G and
Moto X smartphones, plus the Moto 360 smartwatch. The post Motorola
opens up online store in the UK to bypass wireless carriers
appeared first on Digital Trends .
Not surprisingly, Millennials (age 21-34) are leading the way
in online shopping compared to other age groups, according to a
report from Nielsen. This age group comprises at least half of all
those surveyed who plan to make an online …
With signs that economic growth is boosting consumer
confidence in the US, a new survey has revealed that Americans
still love to shop at the mall - while highlighting how the
physical and virtual shopping worlds are merging, particularly for
Millennials -consumers between 16 and 24 years old - and women. The
1,515-strong survey - commissioned by leading digital marketing
company SmartFocus ...
SmartFocus survey reveals shopping preference is linked to
age, with more younger shoppers more likely to shop online and via
their smartphone The 2,000-strong survey - commissioned by leading
digital marketing company SmartFocus - reveals that while the
majority of consumers prefer to both shop and spend their money in
bricks and mortar retail stores, most are also increasing the
amount of time ...
Wireless access is popping up everywhere, and while many
small business owners feel obliged to offer such a service, very
few manage to convert this expense into something useful to help
generate sales and new customers. That is until Interactive Online
and iWiFi™ came along. (PRWeb September 15, 2014) Read the full
Sept. 12, 2014, 8:27 p.m. The company announced it would make
pre-orders available from 5pm AEST, but by 5:05pm it had began
displaying "We'll be back" messages in several languages. Twitter
users reported problems with sites around the world before service
appeared to be restored at 5:35pm.
What three gifts you were given at birth? I'm not asking
about your accomplishments or achievements. I'm certainly not
asking what you made of yourself, but I am asking you to decide
from what you were made.
Slice, the company known for its eponymous shopping app that
makes online shopping smarter by extracting and organizing valuable
online shopping data from e-receipts, has today opened its API to
web publishers. ...
A critical vulnerability in a popular e-commerce extension
for the Joomla content management system allows malicious users to
gain super-admin privileges to sites that run the software. The
VirtueMart extension, which allows users to set up online shops on
their websites, has been downloaded more than 3.5 million times,
said Marc-Alexandre Montpas, a researcher at Web security firm
Sucuri, in a ...
AllVapors.com, an online e-cigarette retailer, has
announced that they've lowered the prices in their online store by
as much as 40% in an effort to meet or beat their competitor's
prices. All the products ...
Much of our lives are spent online nowadays - social networks
to catch up with friends, online shops to bag a bargain and
e-banking to keep on top of our finances. Many government services
are already available on the internet - from applying for a driving
licence to submitting tax returns. Sky's Senior Political
Correspondent Jason Farrell and guests debated the issue in an