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On-demand e-commerce platform provider sees revenue jump

BY CSA STAFF

Las Vegas Venda, a provider of an on-demand e-commerce platform, recently launched a site for TJX Group, parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls retailers.

The company will be launching a fashion site for Tesco in the coming days.

According to Venda CEO Jeffrey Max, the slow retail environment has forced retailers to re-evaluate their online channel and look for ways to increase return on investment, and many have turned to Venda.

Venda’s onDemand solution provides flexibility, reliability and scalability with a low total cost of ownership that reduces the risk, complexity and cost associated with e-commerce. Its onDemand system also enables wholesale-only manufacturers to expand sales channels and offset losses in the wholesale market by launching direct-to-consumer e-tail storefronts.

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Walmart brings back $10 toys

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. Walmart announced that it is bringing back its $10 toys section in all stores and expanding its $10 holiday assortment this year to more than 100 toys.

According to the company, the $10 toys assortment is the first of several programs Walmart will announce this holiday season to bring 12 weeks of added savings in a year that has been increasingly tough on consumer wallets.

 

“With the popularity of our ’10 for $10′ toy program last October, we knew it was important for customers that we bring it back and offer an even greater amount of $10 toys this year,” said Laura Phillips, chief toy officer and VP toys for Walmart. “We began working months ago to ensure we could also introduce many toys at just $10 for this holiday program, as well as roll back prices at a time when our customers were ready to make purchases.”

 

Toys in the $10 assortment include Transformers Action Figures, board games and Play-Doh.

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ECRM names new VP general merchandise

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CLEVELAND, Ohio ECRM has named Cheryl Gherlone VP general merchandise. Gherlone joined the ECRM team in June of 2009, assisting with various sales related responsibilities and researching potential new events. In her new position, Gherlone will work jointly with Paul Wendling of ECRM. This organizational change will become effective on Oct. 1.

Prior to joining ECRM, Gherlone held the position of marketing manager for Longs Drug Stores, with responsibility for general merchandise including stationery, electronics, housewares, hardware, automotive, soft goods as well as liquor & beverages.

 

“With such a solid background, Cheryl will be an exceptional complement to ECRM and the GM category. We look forward to her expertise to lead the advancement of this important category. Her leadership will strengthen our ability to improve existing GM shows and expand show offerings in 2010,” said Charlie Bowlus, CEO of ECRM.

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