ChannelAdvisor Corporation announces Catalyst Americas 2018 conference, April 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA

Annual conference focuses on providing ways that retailers and branded manufacturers can compete, accelerate and win in a competitive landscape

Research Triangle Park, NC, 2017-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today (December 5, 2017 ) announced that its Catalyst Americas 2018 conference will take place April 17-19, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Now in its 11th year, this annual conference has become a preeminent e-commerce event for brands and retailers. Every year, Catalyst evolves to provide the best learning and peer-to-peer experience for companies to excel in an increasingly competitive and fragmented retail landscape. This year’s Catalyst agenda, featuring in-depth working sessions, dynamic industry thought leaders and unrivaled networking opportunities, reflects the ever-changing needs of retailers and branded manufacturers to help them compete, accelerate and win.

“The very definition of ‘Catalyst’ is an agent for change or an instrument that speeds up a reaction. That’s exactly how we see our conference—this is ‘your’ Catalyst—whether the change you want to see is growth on new channels, connections to a broader network, new strategies for gaining a competitive edge, or some combination, Catalyst will deliver,” said David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor CEO. Spitz continued, “I’m also personally excited to host the conference in a beautiful city that will serve as a great venue for the conference and networking activities.”“I always get excited to hear not only about industry trends, but also the enhancements to the ChannelAdvisor suite of products and services. That helps me stay focused on the future and gives me an advantage in the marketplace.” said Sarah Young, digital marketing specialist at Augusta Sportswear, and a previous attendee of Catalyst Americas.

ChannelAdvisor is currently offering an early-bird rate of $975 until January 15, 2018, as well as discounted hotel rates. In addition to the early bird rate, registrations prior to January 15, 2018 are eligible for an additional savings of $99 using the promo code ANNOUNCE2018. For more information and to register for Catalyst Americas 2018 please visit

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About ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading e-commerce cloud platform whose mission is to connect and optimize the world’s commerce. For nearly two decades, ChannelAdvisor has helped retailers and branded manufacturers worldwide improve their online performance by expanding sales channels, connecting with consumers around the world, optimizing their operations for peak performance and providing actionable analytics to improve competitiveness. Thousands of customers depend on ChannelAdvisor to securely power their sales and optimize fulfillment on channels such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, Walmart and hundreds more. For more information, visit

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Caroline Riddle

Source: ChannelAdvisor

Toys”R”Us® announces exclusive lineup of toys for Comic Convention in San Diego, CA

WAYNE, N.J., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys”R”Us® today (July 6, 2017) announced its exclusive lineup of must-have playthings to help celebrate one of the world’s largest pop culture shows, Comic Convention in San Diego, CA. Conventioneers and online shoppers can visit Toys”R”Us at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) from Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 23 or from Thursday, July 20 to Sunday, July 23 to shop the hottest items from the world’s biggest entertainment brands, including Spider-Man, WWE®, TRANSFORMERS and Power Rangers.

To help prepare for this year’s show, collectors can now view the full roster of action figures, dolls and more at the official Toys”R”Us blog, No Assembly Required.

All Comic Convention merchandise is available while supplies last, so fans are encouraged to make purchases early.

Media Relations:

1 (973) 617-5900

Source:  Toys“R”Us, Inc.

DICK’S Sporting Goods to open stores in San Diego, Lake City and Bellingham in May

The retailer will celebrate the opening of these new DICK’S Sporting Goods locations during events that will run in May

PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening three new stores in May. Grand opening events will be held for stores in the following cities:

San Diego, CA – May 5-7

Lake City, FL – May 12-14

Bellingham, WA – May 12-14

“We’re excited to open stores in San Diego, Lake City and Bellingham,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Consumer & Digital Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “The rich history of sports and outdoor traditions in these markets provide us with a great opportunity to serve the communities in a way only we can. The new stores will carry a wide range of apparel, equipment and accessories, including offerings from exclusive brands such as CALIA by Carrie Underwood, Field & Stream and Walter Hagen.”

With the grand opening of these new stores, DICK’S will have 694 DICK’S locations in the country.

DICK’S will bring approximately 215 total jobs to these three communities through the hiring of full-time, part-time and temporary associates for the new stores.

For each grand opening weekend, customers will receive the chance to win great prizes and meet several special guests such as former Jacksonville running back Fred Taylor** in Lake City, FL and Seattle tight end Luke Willson** in Bellingham, WA.

Visit, and for full details on the Grand Opening celebrations, including giveaways, promotions, special guests and brand activations.

*Limit one autograph per person.  Autographs will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only.  Limited Quantity.  Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.

**WRISTBAND REQUIRED!  Wristbands are distributed on a first-come, first served basis beginning at store open on the day of event only. Limited Quantity. Limit one wristband per person.  Must be present to receive wristband.  Must have a wristband and must be in the Special Appearance line prior to the start of the appearance to receive an autograph.  Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.

About DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.

Founded in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated more than 675 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream, as well as DICK’S Team Sports HQ, an all-in-one youth sports digital platform offering free league management services, mobile apps for communications and live scorekeeping, custom uniforms and FanWear and access to donations and sponsorships. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at

Arielle Claypool
Weber Shandwick

DICK’S Sporting Goods

Source: DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.

Whole Foods Market and Instacart launch delivery service in San Diego

SAN DIEGO , 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market and Instacart have expanded their partnership, launching this week in San Diego, building on the 24 existing metros where consumers use Instacart’s delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market stores. Using Instacart, San Diego residents can now purchase and have their groceries delivered in as little as one hour from Whole Foods Market’s Hillcrest location.

Instacart’s initial delivery area in San Diego includes the following zip codes: 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92108, 92110, 92115, and 92116. It will serve residents in the Marina, East Village, Little Italy, Old Town, Mission Valley, Mission Hills, North Park, South Park, Kensington, College East and College West neighborhoods.

Whole Foods Market offers delivery via Instacart at prices that are the same as shoppers find in stores.

“We’ve seen how much our customers in Los Angeles and Orange County love this fast and convenient way to receive their groceries right to their door, so we are thrilled to offer this service to our San Diego community,” said Patrick Bradley, president of Whole Foods Market’s Southern Pacific Region. “Instacart has given us a way to provide customers with the highest-quality, fresh and healthy groceries, even when they can’t make it into our stores.”

“Instacart and Whole Foods Market are committed to providing our customers with the easiest and most seamless grocery shopping experience possible. We’re excited to start in San Diego and look forward to continuing to innovate with Whole Foods Market in the services that we can bring to customers,” said Apoorva Mehta, founder and CEO of Instacart.

By ordering at or via the Instacart mobile app, Whole Foods Market customers add items to a virtual cart, choose a delivery window (within one hour, within two hours, or at a scheduled time), check out, and receive their orders from Instacart personal shoppers. Additionally, with the Instacart Deals platform, Whole Foods Market shoppers can take advantage of special deals and discounts on their favorite products. Virtual coupons from Instacart Deals are immediately applied, and customers see their savings at checkout. Customers with the Whole Foods Market iOS app can browse thousands of recipes, create shopping lists, and then conveniently order the ingredients from the Instacart app. The seamless integration offers recipe inspiration, preparation and purchase in one simple, user-friendly experience.

New customers can sign up at For other FAQs, visit Whole Foods Market’s Help Center.

Beth Krauss


Whole Foods Market and Instacart launch delivery service in San Diego
Whole Foods Market and Instacart launch delivery service in San Diego

Source: Whole Foods Market