Melissa Campanelli is Editor-in-Chief of Total Retail. She is an industry veteran, having covered all aspects of retail, tech, digital, e-commerce, and marketing over the past 20 years. Melissa is also the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle.

Staples has announced a partnership with 3D Systems to provide 3-D printing services at two of its retail locations. Customers can bring their 3-D print-ready files to have them printed at Staples’ stores on 5th Avenue in Manhattan and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. "We believe that literally millions of small businesses and customers could benefit from the technology," said Damien Leigh, senior vice president of business services for Staples. "We wanted to educate businesses so they can get involved with 3-D printing at a fraction of the cost because right now they don't understand it."

Carle Place, N.Y. – 1-800-Flowers.com reported a net loss of about $4.5 million during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, essentially unchanged from the prior year. Revenues grew 2.9% to $123...

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