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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Multichannel retailer HSN welcomes fashion industry titan and international fashion consultant, Fern Mallis to its impressive roster of fashion authorities with the debut of FERN FINDS:, an eclectic mix of globally inspired jewelry. (Logo: ) Debuting October 10, during HSN's Insider New York event, the 22-piece assortment features various statement pieces including a show-stopping layered necklace with matching cuff, embellished bangles, chunky necklaces and gem encrusted rings and earrings from $35.00 to $139.00. "I'm really looking forward to working with HSN - sharing my travels and discoveries with a new audience, and nurturing and growing the FERN FINDS: brand." Mallis is currently president of her own leading international fashion and design consultanc... (more)

Barnes & Noble Partners with Sainsbury’s To Offer Award-Winning NOOK® Products

Barnes & Noble, Inc. today announced a partnership with Sainsbury’s to bring the award-winning NOOK reading experience and digital products as the exclusive eReader to over 270 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK and online. “Barnes & Noble is committed to delivering the popular NOOK reading experience to the UK, beginning this autumn,” said Jamie Iannone, President of Digital Products at Barnes & Noble. “We’re proud to have NOOK in Sainsbury’s portfolio, and to showcase our award-winning products with one of the UK’s most trusted retailers.” Sainsbury’s New Technology Buyer, Lindsay Evans commented: “We aim to offer our customers new and exciting products. The NOOK provides avid readers with a portable, easy way to consume literature. General merchandise represents a significant part of our business’ growth and it was critically important to us we found a device partn... (more)

Toys"R"Us® Announces 2012 Holiday Toy Trends

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As children begin to write their letters to Santa with care and parents start to devise their holiday shopping strategies, Toys"R"Us® today announced four emerging trends it expects to impact toy-buying decisions this holiday season. Representative of these top trends are toys based on tiny tots' favorite characters, kid-friendly tablets, "rad" playthings from the '80s that are making a comeback and items that offer fun light-up features. This year's toy trends also undoubtedly reflect some of this season's hottest toy properties and products. "It's no secret that technology has had a growing influence in toy innovation, but this year we're also seeing a strong statement of traditional toys that inspire imaginative play and curiosity among kids and nostalgia among parents," said Lisa Harnisch, Senior Vice President, General ... (more)

Attention Movie Fans: Walmart Gives You More Ways to Love your Favorite Films

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart is making it easier and more enjoyable for movie fans to watch their favorite movies when and where they want. Today at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the retailer announced it is expanding its in-store Disc-to-Digital service to provide customers with digital versions of their previously purchased movies from the comfort of their home. Walmart will also be launching a new Facebook app that will give people access to exclusive movie content and the power to influence and shape what movies are sold in-store and online. "From Smartphones to Smart TVs, our customers are consuming and sharing content more than ever," said John Aden, executive vice president for general merchandising, Walmart U.S. "We see a great opportunity to provide our customers with accessible and affordable tools to help them b... (more)

Global Web Application Firewall Market 2012-2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Web Application Firewall Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Web Application Firewall market to grow at a CAGR of 18.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to meet PCI DSS regulatory standards. The Global Web Application Firewall market has also been witnessing the integration of security functionalities. However, the increase in false-positive risks could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. TechNavio's report, the Global Web Application Firewall Market 2012-2016, has been prepar... (more)

PhoCusWright Announces the Next Generation of Groundbreaking Travel Innovators

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/13 -- Travel industry research authority PhoCusWright Inc. has announced the award winners of The Travel Innovation Summit, held on Nov. 19, the first day of The PhoCusWright Conference currently underway in Hollywood, Fla. Each year, 30 innovators are selected to demonstrate groundbreaking applications and solutions that are set to change the travel industry, and the winners represent the best of this elite group. "New travel startups and legacy travel companies alike are pushing boundaries through all facets of technology -- from mobile to data to cloud -- to benefit travelers and the industry," said PhoCusWright vice president, research Douglas Quinby. "This year's demonstrators are amongst the most exciting we've seen present to date at The Travel Innovation Summit, and we look forward to seeing each make a greater impact ... (more)

Research and Markets: Global E-commerce Software Market 2012-2016: Top Four Companies Profiled

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global E-commerce Software Market 2012-2016" report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global E-commerce Software market to grow at a CAGR of 11.73 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the high growth of the Global E-tailing market. The Global E-commerce Software market has also been witnessing an increasing popularity of mobile commerce. However, threat from open-source solution providers could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. The key vendors dominating this space include Demandware, Inc., Hybris, IBM Corp., and Oracle Corp. The other vendors mentioned in this report are Cleverbridge, Digital River, Ebay GSI Commerce, Intershop, Jagged Peak, MarketLive, Magent... (more)

Research and Markets: Indonesia B2C E-Commerce Market 2014

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Indonesia B2C E-Commerce Market 2014" report to their offering. The fourth most populous country in the world, Indonesia has had a relatively low penetration of Internet subscribers, below 30% in 2013. However, by 2016 the number of Internet users is projected to top 100 million, with online shopper penetration also increasing. Over half of Internet users in Indonesia access the web via mobile cellular devices, and a quarter of all adults in the country have a smartphone. The highest potential for mobile commerce in Indonesia comes from instant messaging and social networking apps, which are among the most popular activities carried out on Indonesian smartphones. Some popular messaging apps, such as Line and KakaoTalk already have the E-Commerc... (more)

PowerMoves.NOLA Announces Winners of Three $25,000 Power Pitch Competitions, Plus Recipients of $50,000 Fellowship and $25,000 Cash Award From Risingstars Boot Camp Demo Day

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 -- PowerMoves.NOLA, the new national initiative focused on providing access to capital, connections and guidance to increase the number of America's venture-backed minority entrepreneurs, has announced the results of its three $25,000 pitch competitions that were held July 4-5 in New Orleans. The initiative's organizers also announced the results of the July 5 Risingstars Demo Day competitions, which included a $50,000 PowerMoves.NOLA fellowship, and a $25,000 cash award to a second company. PowerMoves.NOLA launched in media partnership with the 2014 ESSENCE Festival™ Presented by Coca-Cola® July 3-5, with a weekend chock full of events, including three Power Pitch competitions, during which 20 minority entrepreneurs in various stages of business development participated. The weekend also included a two-day Risingstars B... (more)

Office Depot, Inc., And The Education Center Announce ‘Gotta Get It!’ Campaign and Ways to Save During Teacher Appreciation Days

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its “Gotta Get It!” teacher campaign in partnership with The Education Center, LLC, publisher of The Mailbox books and magazines. Inspired by educators’ selfless giving, the “Gotta Get It!” campaign will provide free curriculum and educational materials to teachers for the back-to-school season plus a chance to win supplies for the classroom with a $500 Office Depot or OfficeMax gift card. Every school year, teachers dig deep into their own pockets to purchase supplies for their students. In fact, it is reported that 92 percent of teachers spend $1,000 of their own money every school year to purchase critical classroom resources.1 Teachers can visit, to... (more)

ChannelAdvisor Announces Date of Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014 after market close on Monday, August 4, 2014. On that day, management will hold a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET to review and discuss the Company’s results for the second quarter. A recorded version of this webcast will be available after the call and accessible at What:     ChannelAdvisor Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call   When: Monday, August 4, 2014   Time: 5:00 p.m. ET   Live Call: (866) 515-2908, Passcode 86320946, Domestic (617) 399-5122, Passcode 86320946, International   Webcast: (live and replay)... (more)