Stories from around the Web

Quick news from around the Web...

China-based Wanda E-commerce raises $161M in investments as it tries to compete with Alibaba

Abercrombie & Fitch partners with Demandware to launch 10 new e-commerce sites in Asia

Ace Hardware purchases a hardware distributor with business in 11 western states

U.S. retail mall vacancies rose to 8% in fourth quarter, mainly due to the closing of some Sears

American Apparel changes employee sexual harassment rules after firing CEO

And finally...An Urban Outfitters European affiliate is forced to pull an ad featuring a 'noticeably underweight model' after it was deemed 'irresponsible and harmful' as an image for a teen audience. Story