Category: e-commerce

08

Dec2017
Avery Products Corporation has filed a lawsuit against sellers of alleged counterfeit Avery labels in the United States. “We simply will not tolerate such activity,” said Jim Sellors, president of Avery North America. “Our goal is to let consumers know that when they purchase Avery labels, they’re getting the outstanding product ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Sycamore Partners recently announced it has completed its acquisition of Staples, Inc. “We are pleased to have completed this transaction and look forward to partnering with CEO Shira Goodman and the Staples management team as we seek to increase long-term profitability,” says Stefan Kaluzny, managing director of Sycamore Partners. “With the ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Office Depot, Inc. recently announced it is collaborating with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations, providing the company the ability to deliver products and services at unparalleled velocity and scale across all customer channels. The implementation of Elementum will provide comprehensive operational visibility, enabling Office Depot to act quickly, proactively ... Read More

12

Sep2017
Office Depot, Inc. recently launched same-day delivery in Atlanta and Los Angeles, with plans to launch the service in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami early September. The same-day delivery service is powered by Deliv, a leading crowdsourced, last-mile logistics company providing same-day delivery and returns for omnichannel retailers, local businesses and e-commerce companies. The ... Read More

08

Aug2017
COPA has another must-attend event approaching on September 20, 2017. RetailNet Group (RNG) will be addressing three critical topics to help businesses understand the key drivers of change and the strategic initiatives brands and resellers will need in order to succeed. 1. Ecommerce and Digital Ecosystem Management It is imperative to understand ... Read More

12

Jul2017
Canadian retail e-commerce sales were $1.2 billion in April, a 41.6 per cent jump compared to last year according to a Stattistics Canada report. While the large increase shows a shift in how Canadian consumers are shopping, e-commerce sales still only account for 2.5 per cent of total retail trade. Overall, April ... Read More

07

Jun2017
Naumi Haque, strategy and insights manager at Google Canada, delivered an insightful presentation to COPA members early last month at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga. The seminar presented some great consumer and shopping behaviour research data from Ipsos, as well as from Google’s own ... Read More

05

May2017
CCL Industries Inc. recently announced it has acquired two European direct-to-consumer, software-powered online digital printing businesses for its Avery unit. Goed Gemerkt B.V. and Goed Gewerkt B.V. are privately owned companies with common shareholders based near Utrecht in the Netherlands. Founded in 2003, Goed Gemerkt is a manufacturer of durable, personalized ... Read More

05

May2017
Visa and four of the UK’s leading banks are partnering with Amazon on the launch of a new commercial marketplace for businesses shopping on the popular e-commerce site. The launch of Amazon Business in the UK will see the giant e-commerce firm open a marketplace designed to cater to the needs ... Read More

04

Apr2017
COPA recently released the first issue of OfficeToday, a new online magazine covering the latest in business and office trends. In addition to the great content, this digital publication has some unique features to engage readers and support advertisers. “Most digital publications today are simple PDFs converted to flip books with ... Read More