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Multimedia retailer QVC’s online sales accounted for 41 percent of its total U.S. revenue in the third quarter, and one-third of those sales were made to customers shopping from mobile devices.
Macy’s will give mobile shoppers a hand this holiday season when it introduces an application that will allow users to request information on and purchase items from Macy’s Star Gifts wherever they may see them: on a billboard or in a magazine or catalog.
Target Corp. will hit its goal of having 124 stores in Canada by the end of the year, with its remaining 33 stores in the country set to open by Nov. 22 at the latest.
A Macy’s Inc. spokesperson confirmed Friday that jewelry executive Bea Spiech will retire next year after more than 40 years with the retailer. 
The CEO of Blue Nile, which just recorded its sixth consecutive quarter of double-digital sales growth, said the company expects more than 50 percent of site traffic to come from mobile devices in the fourth quarter.
De Beers Diamond Jewellers, the chain of stores the diamond miner and marketer operates in conjunction with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, now is giving customers the chance to design their own engagement rings in store via an iPad.
 
Saks Inc. announced Wednesday that is shareholders have given the green light for the high-end retailer to merge with Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Company.
 
Off-price department store chain Kohl’s has partnered with Charles & Colvard to sell the company’s Forever Brilliant line of moissanite jewelry on its website. 
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