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This month’s weaker overall retail sales will continue to put pressure on policy-makers, who are dealing with tapering, and retailers, who will need to focus on price and better engagement strategies to entice consumer spending. Starbucks allows customers to pay directly from their Smartphone in store, while Amazon gives consumers the ability to scan bar codes at bricks and mortar retailers, quickly displaying on-line discounts for the same and similar products. 2013 http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/stock-markets/investing-in-an-ipo-go-with-the-institutional-players-bet/article9106938.ece could become a breakthrough year for mobile shopping, especially if smart phone prices continue to fall and strong consumer uptake of the devices continues. His pattern of investing as revealed through Pr entice Capital’s disclosures has shown the Zimmerman hedge fund favours shares with strong brands and well conceived mobile and on-line commerce strategies. Intelligent use of Social media and Smartphone data allows forward thinking companies to analyse customer behaviour and quickly address needs and concerns, adapting as necessary. 2013 could become a breakthrough year for mobile shopping, especially if smart phone prices continue to plummet and strong consumer uptake of the devices continues. An estimated 33% of Smartphone users check for product reviews, coupons and discounts prior to making a purchase, often while in-store - a trend fuelled by Social media. “Given the evidence, we seem to be entering the start of a persistent mobile age,” Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at nu Stern and creator of L2, commented in a statement. Zimmerman has recently commented that US consumer retail growth will likely continue to perform well in the year ahead. This is proof that low consumer confidence doesn't equate to weak consumer spending. Brands ignore this shift at their own peril.” 3 Michael Zimmerman's Pr entice Capital fund is an employee-owned financial investment advisory firm head quartered in Greenwich, founded in 2005 by Zimmerman.

Prentice Capital Continues Scuffle With Bebe We are writing to express our extreme dissatisfaction with the boards continuing and blatant disregard for the interests of Bebe shareholdersother than those of the controlling shareholder, Mr. Mashoufwhile its stock has cratered 87 percent over the past year, the filing said, pointing out that as of Mar. 2, Bebe stock traded at $0.47 per share with a market capitalization of $37 million, no debt and $53 million of cash and securities, while the companys balance sheet included an estimated $30 million of real estate value. All told, the companys total assets stand at approximately $83 million, or $1.05 per sharea 123 percent premium to its current stock price. The filing continued, Given the destruction of shareholder value over the recent past, the boards utter lack of consideration for and communication with its broader investor base is unconscionable. Immediate action must be taken to create (and salvage) shareholder value. We have waited patiently but have been consistently ignored; thus, we are left with no alternative but to express our views in the public domain. Last month, Bebe announced it would cut around 45 positions across design, merchandising, production and IT as part of a restructuring plan designed to save the company close to $6 million. It was the second set of layoffs in those departments in four months, following the 50-plus positions that were slashed in October. The retailer reported a 2.5% decline in comparable store sales in the most recent quarter, ended Jan. 2, while net sales decreased 5 percent from $128.9 million to $122.4 million as traffic and conversion fell.

Michael Zimmerman of Hedge Fund Pr entice Capital on the commerce Shift Published: Apr 4, 2014 12:57 p.m. Zimmerman also sits as Chairman of the Board of directors at deltas Inc. 1 InMobi commerce Report - February 19, 2014 2 Retail Sales Rebound In February - March 13, 2014 NRA 3 “High-End Brands Are Missing the Boat on Mobile, Study Finds” - washable, 11 Jan. 2012 Press Release | Tue Se 24, 2013 2:21pm EDT Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. This is confirmed by August Nonstore retailers’ sales figures, the measure of money spent on internet shopping, showing an increase of 0.5% seasonally-adjusted month-to-month and an increase of 8.8% unadjusted year-over-year. Additionally, The Blomberg Consumer Comfort Index plummeted four straight weeks to its lowest level since April. An estimated 33% of Smartphone users check for product reviews, coupons and discounts prior to making a purchase, often while in-store - a trend fuelled by Social media. Mobile devices have become integral to everyday life, but moreover, trust and reliance on mobile devices has increased and Zimmerman expects this to have a significant impact on mobile commerce growth in 2014. An estimated 33% of Smartphone users check for product reviews, coupons and discounts prior to making a purchase, often while in-store - a trend fuelled by Social media. About Pr entice Capital Management Pr entice Capital Management BP focuses on private and public equity investments in the U.S. consumer and retail sectors. The data implies that consumers remain cautious with their pocketbooks and purchases. This is proof that low consumer confidence doesn't equate to weak consumer spending.

Zimmerman also sits as Chairman of the Board of directors at deltas Inc. 1 InMobi commerce Report - February 19, 2014 2 Retail Sales Rebound In February - March 13, 2014 NRA 3 “High-End Brands Are Missing the Boat on Mobile, Study Finds” - washable, 11 Jan. 2012 Press Release | Tue Se 24, 2013 2:21pm EDT Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. “Given the evidence, we seem to be entering the start of a persistent mobile age,” Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at nu Stern and creator of L2, commented in a statement. This month’s weaker overall retail sales will continue to put pressure on policy-makers, who are dealing with tapering, and retailers, who will need to focus on price and better engagement strategies to entice consumer spending. Pr entice Capital, Michael Zimmerman's Hedge Fund Believes e-commerce Is the Future of Retailing Amid Weak Consumer Confidence Pr entice Capital Management's Michael Zimmerman notes that retailers with innovative mobile amps report up to five times customer interaction than those not implementing mobile strategies and anticipates that on-line shopping and smart phone e-commerce will continue to take market share. “Brands ignore this shift at their own peril.” ET Greenwich, Bonn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Michael Zimmerman's hedge fund Pr entice Capital believes up to 80% of consumers will embrace commerce in 2014, and anticipates significant increases in the amount of money shoppers spend on-line via mobile. The fund primarily invests in consumer and retail equity shares. “Brands ignore this shift at their own peril.”