Online sales increase almost 3%, but HSN’s total sales dip by the same amount.
Online retail is hard, grocery retail is really hard, so online grocery is, of course, really, really hard.”
The former parent of TigerDirect.com will focus on global business-to-business e-commerce. Systemax had online consumer sales of $1.4 billion in 2015.
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