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“Bonobos, the online retail company that got its start by offering men’s pants free from the woes of “khaki diaper butt,” announced Thursday that its founder, CEO and Chairman Andy Dunn, would be stepping down (or, as the company press release describes it, “stepping up”) from his role as CEO after eight years and assuming the role of Executive Chairman. Francine (“Fran”) Della Badia, formerly the president of Coach’s retail division in North America, will be taking on the role of CEO, effective June 1.”

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“The shift toward mobile shopping continues, with 40% of UK online retail sales in Q4 2014/15 – that’s November to January – completed through tablets and smartphones, according to the latest research from IMRG [IRDX VIMR] and Capgemini [IRDX VCPG]: up from 37% in the previous quarter.”

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“Online retail sales were up 32% on Thanksgiving Day versus last year and 26% on Friday, comScore reports, just counting sales made on personal computers. Counting mobile devices, the increases would be bigger. But NRF and ShopperTrak say total retail sales were off for the holiday weekend.”

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“Online fashion retail is fast becoming the next battlefront for India’s growing e-commerce startups. With two of the biggest Indian e-commerce companies — Flipkart and Myntra — preparing to merge as part of $330 million deal, rival Snapdeal is now pushing aggressively to get its piece of action in the online fashion retailing space.”

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