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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities DICK’S Sporting Goods, AkzoNobel and Smashburger Select Medallia to Deliver Extraordinary Experiences in LiveTime

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NRF–Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), the global leader in experience management, today announced that leading retailers DICK’S Sporting Goods, AkzoNobel and Smashburger have selected Medallia Experience Cloud to turn shoppers into brand promoters and diners into loyalists. “We are seeing amazing growth across our retail and QSR business as new customers look to optimize…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Alibaba Matches Amazon’s Hype With Singles Day Changes

And just before Prime Day, no lessAd placements in the 2019 Prime Day Concert had a key distinction from Alibaba’s 2018 gala for Singles Day.Getty ImagesAlibaba may have cut Amazon’s Taylor Swift victory lap short, announcing plans to take its Singles Day countdown gala global this year on 10 cable networks in China, Southeast Asia,…


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Lego Owner, Blackstone to Buy Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds unveils its new figure of Ed Sheeran in Shoreditch, London, in June 2018. Photo: Matt Crossick/Zuma Press Updated June 28, 2019 7:32 am ET The family behind toy giant Lego A/S is teaming up with Blackstone Group BX 0.29% LP and a Canadian pension fund to buy the owner of Madame Tussauds wax…


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Lululemon to take on Nike, Adidas as it branches out into shoes

Lululemon Athletica Inc., best known for its yoga pants and workout gear, is getting into the shoe business.The athleticwear maker plans to invade a footwear market dominated by Nike and Adidas. Chief Executive Officer Calvin McDonald announced the foray into shoes on Wednesday, during the company’s first analyst day since 2014.“We tested and we learned…


Lululemon delivers one of ‘strongest years ever’ amid push into new categories

Lululemon delivers one of ‘strongest years ever’ amid push into new categories

Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s ongoing evolution — its push into men’s wear, work wear, underwear and self-care — along with investments in e-commerce, product innovation and global expansion, led to one of its “strongest years ever,” the Vancouver-based retailer said Wednesday.The company said net revenue for the fourth quarter, aided by strong holiday sales, hit US$1.2…



Ralph Lauren has backed away from discounting, and it’s bad news for TJ Maxx – Business Insider

Ralph Lauren has backed away from discounting, and it’s bad news for TJ Maxx – Business Insider

Ralph Lauren retreated from department stores and off-price retailers, and it’s paying off. Early Tuesday morning, the luxury retailer reported strong third-quarter earnings for fiscal 2019. In North America, same-store sales numbers were up 4% overall, with especially impressive growth online. But analysts were also impressed by its bottom line: operating income soared 22.6% in…


Amazon shares fall after first-quarter sales forecast misses estimates

Amazon shares fall after first-quarter sales forecast misses estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday forecast first-quarter sales below Wall Street estimates, as it faces regulatory hurdles in India and a slowdown in e-commerce sales in Europe.Shares of the company fell 1.1 per cent to US$1,700 in trading after the bell.Amazon began removing a wide array of products from its India website late on Thursday to…



Canada’s commercial property market is set for another blockbuster year

Canada’s commercial property market is set for another blockbuster year

Canada’s commercial-property boom is expected to stretch into this year, helped by a tight supply and the lowest unemployment rate in at least four decades, according to brokerage Avison Young Canada Inc.“We continue to feel very positive about opportunities in the real estate environment for the year ahead,” Chief Executive Officer Mark Rose said in…