REAL ESTATE

Wingstop to open 50 Russia locations

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Richardson, Texas — Chain restaurant Wingstop announced Tuesday it has executed a master development deal that will facilitate about 50 unit openings in Russia, the first opening in Moscow.

The chicken wing purveyor — with more than 530 locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico — signed a master development agreement with Baxtor Limited for 50 Wingstop restaurants to be opened throughout Russia over the next 10 years.

The first location is expected to open in Moscow by the end of 2013.

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C.James says:
Mar-29-2013 04:04 am

This is great news. It's good
This is great news. It's good to know that they will also expanding their services in that country. - Kale Flagg

C.James says:
Mar-29-2013 04:04 am

This is great news. It's good to know that they will also expanding their services in that country. - Kale Flagg

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ECOMMERCE

Dooney & Bourke teams with Pitney Bowes for e-commerce solutions

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Stamford, Conn. — Pitney Bowes Inc. said that leathergoods retailer Dooney & Bourke will use technology and shipping services from Pitney Bowes to help expand the global online reach of its handbags and accessories.

Dooney & Bourke will use Pitney Bowes’s e-commerce software and international shipping services to help offer a seamless and convenient cross-border purchasing and shipping experience to online shoppers to destinations in up to 90 countries worldwide.

Dooney & Bourke is using Pitney Bowes’s e-commerce solutions to offer international buyers the ability to receive a guaranteed, fully landed cost quote that includes importation fees during the online checkout process. Displaying fully landed costs upfront helps ensure there are no surprises for buyers with additional fees at the time of delivery.

“The timing was ideal for us to implement technology from Pitney Bowes to streamline and enhance our global online shopping experience for buyers just in time for our 12 Days of Dooney holiday sale,” said David Burbine, web director, Dooney & Bourke. “We anticipate that this will help our brand reach the hands of more international consumers and create a positive buying experience.”

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S.Jhon says:
Jan-10-2013 02:09 pm

This Is Such A Great
This Is Such A Great Achievement By Dooney & Bourke Teams With Pitney Bowes In The Field Of E Commerce. As Every One Knows The Importance Of E Commerce And Online Business, So The Multi Vendor Shopping Cart And Shopping Cart Software Are The Best Source Where You Can Get A Complete Source For Creating Your Online Business To Support The E Commerce Industry.

S.Jhon says:
Jan-10-2013 02:09 pm

This Is Such A Great Achievement By Dooney & Bourke Teams With Pitney Bowes In The Field Of E Commerce. As Every One Knows The Importance Of E Commerce And Online Business, So The Multi Vendor Shopping Cart And Shopping Cart Software Are The Best Source Where You Can Get A Complete Source For Creating Your Online Business To Support The E Commerce Industry.

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OPERATIONS

IBM completes acquisition of Kenexa

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Armonk, N.Y. — IBM announced Tuesday the closing of its acquisition of Kenexa, a provider of recruiting and talent management solutions, for approximately $1.3 billion.

IBM said that Kenexa complements its strategy of bringing relevant data and expertise into the hands of business leaders within every functional department, from sales and marketing to product development and human resources.

"By creating a smarter workforce, employees can drive innovation to bring products and services to market faster, resolve problems before they arise to improve customer service, and increase sales by building new skills — linking the right experts to the right clients," said Alistair Rennie, general manager, social business, IBM. "The combination of Kenexa’s world-class human capital management solutions and IBM’s social business and analytics leadership uniquely positions IBM to help clients generate real returns from their social business investments, while helping them to be more competitive in their markets."

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