Cost Plus to upgrade online presence
King of Prussia, Pa. Cost Plus World Market announced a new agreement on Tuesday that will provide the retailer with an enhanced e-commerce presence.
Cost Plus executed a multi-year agreement with GSI Commerce for e-commerce technology, order management and interactive-marketing services, including design and e-mail marketing. Cost Plus World Market also renewed its agreement with GSI for fulfillment and call-center services.
The new Cost Plus World Market online store is scheduled to launch on GSI’s technology platform this summer and is expected to provide a more savvy and enhanced online shopping experience.
Cost Plus World Market operates 270 stores in 31 states under the names “World Market” and “Cost Plus World Market.”
Kroger announces second reusable bag contest
CINCINNATI Kroger announced its second annual design a resuable shopping bag contest.
Through May 15, customers can create their designs and vote on their favorite entries online at www.kroger.com/green .Anyone who designs a bag and has a valid shopper card will receive an electronic coupon loaded directly to their card for a free reusable bag (99 cents value), where valid. Kroger has also partnered with CafePress so that designers can purchase a reusable bag featuring their design.
The winner of the contest will receive a $1,000 Kroger gift card and a chance to see their bag design sold in Kroger stores. Four finalists will be awarded $250 Kroger gift cards and five runners-up will receive $100 Kroger gift cards.
Office Depot offers free resume copies and faxing
BOCA RATON, Fla. Office Depot announce that it isoffering customers free copies of resumes and free faxing from April 19 to May 30.
Customers will be able to participate in this special offer by visiting the Design, Print, & Ship Depot center in any one of the more than 1,100 Office Depot retail store locations nationwide. Office Depot is providing free copies of resumes, up to 25 single-sided pages, as well as free faxing to five different domestic numbers, up to 25 pages in total.
“Times are tough, and whether you are looking to make a career move or seeking your first job out of school, Office Depot is helping our customers take care of business by providing a valuable service free of charge,” said George Hill, SVP Office Depot’s Design, Print, and Ship Depot. “From paper and portfolios to custom printing and shipping, Office Depot is truly a one-stop-shop for resume products and services.”