The office supplies retailer say it sacrificed some sales to improve online profitability. It also redesigned its business-facing e-commerce site, StaplesAdvantage.com.
RTP Designs, which specializes in search marketing, social media and web site systems integration, has agreed to merge its operations with Americaneagle.com, giving Americaneagle.com nine locations throughout the U.S.
Raleigh, NC-based RTP Designs, which specializes in search marketing, social media, custom web software development and web site systems integration, has agreed to merge its operations with web site design and development firm Americaneagle.com Inc., giving Americaneagle.com nine locations throughout the U.S. The companies declined to disclose the terms of the merger agreement.
"With the combined expertise and skills of Americaneagle.com and the RTP Designs Team we will continue to expand and satisfy a growing demand in and around North Carolina for high-quality web design, development, hosting and marketing," says Tony Svanascini, CEO of Park Ridge, IL-based Americaneagle.com.
RTP Designs, which plans to phase out the use of its name in favor of Americaneagle.com, will add about four people to Americaneagle.com, bringing the total workforce serving under the Americaneagle.com name to about 172, according to spokesmen at RTP and Americaneagle.com. Close to 90% of that workforce operates out of the company’s headquarters in Park Ridge, a suburb of Chicago.
Americaneagle.com also has locations in Washington, D.C., New York, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Boston and Dallas.
The company has more than 3,000 clients, including candy manufacturer and retailer Fannie May Candies (a unit of 1-800-Flowers.com Inc.), footwear designer and retailer Donald J. Pliner Shoes, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc., the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears professional football teams, and the U.S. Army.