CarParts.com Launches First Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Focused Shopping Hub | Business

Brahm Buck

TORRANCE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 26, 2021–

CarParts.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS) (“CarParts.com”) this week launched a new dedicated shopping hub for the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle (EV) community. The ecommerce retailer is transforming the way drivers shop for auto parts, so naturally, building an online store for EVs and hybrids is the next big investment in the company’s growth and commitment to getting drivers back on the road.

In recent months, CarParts.com’s product offering for EVs and hybrids has grown to include over 700,000 applications for the repair, maintenance, and enhancement of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and EVs. Aftermarket

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NuORDER Unveils Payments Service | PYMNTS.com

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B2B online commerce technology company NuORDER has unveiled its NuORDER Payments offering. NuORDER brands can start taking credit card payments inside of their wholesale platforms without needing to process payments by telephone or harness a third-party payment gateway, according to a Tuesday (Jan. 26) announcement.

“Digital payments [are] the norm for eCommerce, but B2B payments have been stuck in the dark ages for too long,” NuORDER Co-Founder and Co-CEO Heath Wells said in the announcement. “With NuORDER Payments, we are delivering a much-needed solution to be able to collect payments in a more

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Bankrupt Christopher & Banks closing Plymouth headquarters, laying off 361 workers

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Beleaguered women’s retailer Christopher & Banks has interest from buyers for its online platform, as liquidation sales continue and layoffs have begun while operations wrap up at its Plymouth corporate headquarters complex.

Christopher & Banks in bankruptcy court filings on Monday said it has entered into a letter of intent with ALCC, an affiliate of Hilco Merchant Resources, which is leading its closing sales, to serve as the stalking-horse bidder for the upcoming auction and set the initial bid.

The retailer earlier this month filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and recently notified the state Department of Employment and Economic

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Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy | Business News

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How far will sustainability efforts go in 2021?

Brahm Buck

This week, I take a look at what brands are prioritizing on the sustainability front this year.

Implementing more sustainable practices is on the mind of many beauty companies. But despite the public urgency around the environment — especially when it comes to climate change — brand goals are often set for years in the future. For instance, 2025 is a popular deadline for L’Occitane Group and Unilever.

“This is the problem with announcements. You need them to come with a plan, a monitoring process throughout and actions to help you reach your milestones,” said Arnaud Meysselle CEO for Ren

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