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Why American Eagle Acquired Nordstrom Alum’s Logistics Startup

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American Eagle Outfitters is looking to get a leg up on logistics, as an influx of online shoppers pushes e-commerce delivery expenses sky high. The specialty retailer recently acquired a Seattle logistics startup founded by Nordstrom’s former supply chain chief. Brent Beabout, a Walmart alum and MIT MBA who parted ways with the premium department…

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