EU New Initiatives for Single Digital Market

Earlier this week the European Commission announced a 3-prong initiative to grow total online sales within the union by reducing existing barriers and pushing for cross border fluidity. The action comes one year after the commission first announced one of its key priorities, the creation of a "Single Digital Market" within the European … Continue reading

Target Stores Quietly Begins International Shipping

American discount department store Target has quietly begun accepting online orders from abroad and shipping them internationally which is bound to make many expats from the United States quite happy. After all, no stores here in Europe are really equivalent in terms of the assortment + price + fashion equation. In Holland, the … Continue reading

Amazon Germany Introduces English

If you happen to be an English-speaker living in a mainland European country, you'll be happy to hear that Amazon Germany now offers shopping in English. Granted it may still be in the Beta testing phase, but all shoppers can access the website in English. There are a number of … Continue reading

Kohls Department Stores

Kohl's is an American department store chain which targets consumers in the lower to mid-tier price range. The firm is headquartered in the Great Lakes region, just outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Lake Michigan. Founded in 1946 as a supermarket, the first Kohls department store did not appear until 1962. By … Continue reading

Expansion News for Nordstrom

Nordstrom is an iconic name when it comes to the retail industry. The venerable 137-year old establishment has expanded from its roots as a small regional shoe chain in the Pacific Northwest, renown for its high-level of customer service, to become a major force in the American fashion world. And it's not about … Continue reading

Where to Find the Best Online Discount Shopping

These days everyone shops online, and why not? The convenience of being able to do it at your own leisure, regardless of what time it is, in your own home, without having to brave the elements, the crowds and the potential disappointment of driving all the way to a store … Continue reading

H2H Online Mall Store: Sears

Sears department stores, one of the largest retailers in the world, was founded in 1886 by Richard W. Sears. Sears started out by selling watches in Stewartville, Minnesota. A couple of years later, he moved the business to Chicago which is where he met and hired Alvah Roebuck, an experienced watchmaker. By … Continue reading