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E-commerce sales growth at The Home Depot, Costco, Macy’s and Walmart surpassed the growth rate at Amazon.com in the first quarter due to continued investment in omnichannel retail, showing the importance of brick-and-mortar retailers streamlining sales across all channels, a recent report by think tank L2 shows. 
Online fashion jewelry retailer BaubleBar has raised $10 million in a Series B financing round led by Burch Creative Capital, which is headed by retail and fashion veteran Christopher Burch.
LVMH and eBay announced Thursday that they have come to an agreement in their long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit goods on the online auction site. 
After receiving shopper feedback that the previous policy was confusing, Target announced Monday that it will begin offering free standard shipping on nearly all orders over $50. 
Christie’s is expanding its sales reach with the launch of an online retail boutique that will offer rare, vintage and luxury timepieces, the auction house said Wednesday.
Amazon.com Inc. announced Tuesday that an entire section of its website is now dedicated to wearable technology, allowing consumers to browse the latest gadgets and research devices, including smartwatches. 
In the wake of its massive data breach, Target Corp. announced Tuesday the hiring of a new chief information officer, Bob DeRodes, who has served as an advisor to both the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department. 
Defunct discount chain Loehmann’s is slated to return to the retail scene next month but as an e-tailer only. 
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