Food and gift basket sales increased 4.7%, but total e-commerce, which includes online and telephone orders, increased less than 1%.
Vendaria Media has named Rick Fawcett vice president of sales. He most recently served as vice president of sales at Colloquis, a maker of online natural language processing technology.
Vendaria Media Inc. has named Rick Fawcett vice president of sales. Vendaria Media is a vendor of visual merchandising technology for Internet retailers.
Fawcett has sales experience in web technology dating to the early 1990s. He most recently served as vice president of sales at Colloquis Inc., a maker of online natural language processing systems acquired by Microsoft Corp. in October 2006. Before Colloquis, Fawcett served as vice president of North American sales at WebCollage Inc., a content management vendor. He also was a sales director at The Fantastic Corp. and served in a number of roles at Nortel Networks.
"Rick combines the industry knowledge and sales leadership that Vendaria needs at this time of rapid growth," says Scott Roth, president and CEO of Vendaria.