Allen Edmonds opens Philadelphia flagship
Philadelphia — Metro Commercial announced that Allen Edmonds has opened a flagship shoe store in Philadelphia, located at the corner of 18th & Chestnut Streets.
The 1,900-sq.-ft. store opened in February.
Metro Commercial negotiated the lease on behalf of the landlord Midwood Investment & Development.
Office Depot earns award for e-commerce service
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Office Depot, announced that it has won two Silver Stevie Awards in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for sales and customer service.
Office Depot was honored with Silver Stevie Awards for e-commerce customer service, which recognized Office Depot’s expanded chat services for web customers and the telesales team of the year.
“At Office Depot, we are committed to delivering superior customer service, no matter the channel,” said Tim McGrath, VP customer service for Office Depot. “We are proud to once again be recognized by the Stevie® Awards and congratulate our e-commerce and telesales customer service teams for a job well done.”
Bongo helps online wholesaler go international
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — DollarDays.com, an online wholesale distributor, has recently joined forces with Bongo International to offer customers located worldwide the same discounts and service that U.S. clients have enjoyed for over 12 years. Bongo International is a global e-commerce solution providing U.S. retailers access to international markets with no change to their current operations.
"As DollarDays is expanding its business worldwide, Bongo seemed like the logical choice to take us into countries where we never shipped to before. Our customers using Bongo have given us such positive feedback that we are allocating additional marketing dollars to make sure the world is aware of DollarDays’ ability through Bongo to now ship everywhere," said Marc Joseph, company founder.
DollarDays website has more than 3.5 million registered users and averages over 1,200 new customers each day. Their reduced price points enable smaller businesses to compete against larger enterprises. They also offer retail items by the piece vs. by the case as in the wholesale option. Additionally, DollarDays offers business services such as website design, drop shipping, distributorships, affiliate programs and more. Until teaming up with Bongo, the wholesale discounts were only available to clients located nationwide. These providers are now able to deliver everything retailers need to succeed in online commerce.
Through the partnership with Bongo, DollarDays is now available in over 220 countries. Bongo’s Checkout solution allows international visitors the same seamless experience as domestic shoppers. This includes a smooth checkout experience that offers the full landed cost prior to checkout so there are no hidden costs appearing at any point in the transaction. Bongo’s comprehensive solution offers a secure international checkout that is localized to the language specific to the IP address or language selection of the user. This solution also supplies shoppers with a Unified Tracking Number that is active from the domestic warehouse until arrival at the international destination.