Aeropostale adds international online shipping
New York City — Aeropostale has launched international shipping, and consumers in more than 90 countries worldwide can now purchase directly from Aeropostale.com, The site’s international expansion is being powered by FiftyOne Global Ecommerce.
Aeropostale.com as it enables global commerce and further expands our customer reach," said Thomas P. Johnson, CEO at Aeropostale. "Aeropostale is truly a global brand with successful stores in U.S., Canada, and the Middle East as well as a loyal Facebook fan base with over 5 million fans around the globe."
Online consumers can now shop Aeropostale in their preferred currency, with guaranteed landed costs and cost-effective international shipping and handling services through Aeropostale’s partnership with FiftyOne Global Ecommerce.
Domino’s Pizza’s ordering app achieves $1 million in weekly sales
Ann Arbor, Mich. — Domino’s Pizza announced that at after just three months since its launch, the new Domino’s App for iPhone and iPod touch has achieved $1 million in sales over a single week.
The app, offering customers the ability to order from almost all of Domino’s nearly 5,000 U.S. locations with no login required, is well-received by consumers and fans.
"With the rapid growth of this fairly recent technology, as well as our focus on continuing to integrate all of the unique and convenient elements of the Domino’s ordering experience, it’s fair to say that there is much more to come for fans of our app," said Chris McGlothlin, Domino’s Pizza chief information officer. "This is only the beginning."
Collective Brands forges new distribution agreements
Lexington, Mass. — Collective Brands’ Performance + Lifestyle Group, which owns Sperry Top-Sider, Keds and Stride Rite, has signed new distribution agreements with partners to ramp up international expansion in several markets, including Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Spain.
Through an agreement with ABC-Mart, Tokyo, the Saucony and Sperry Top-Sider brands will be reintroduced across the Japan market. For the Singapore and Malaysia markets, the company has inked a distribution deal with RSH Limited, Singapore, for the Sperry Top-Sider, Keds and Saucony brands in both countries.
Through a new distribution deal with Sefonia Yourself SA, Barcelona, which also currently holds the Sperry Top-Sider distribution agreement and has been managing the introduction of Sperry in Spain for the past year, the Keds brand will be re-introduced in Spain in 2012 through a similar strategic approach targeting pinnacle retail stores well aligned with the brand’s cache in the local market, according to the company.