Post By Daniela Forte

Sears Announces Its Separation from Lands’ End  Dec 10, 2013 12:01 PM By Daniela Forte

Sears Holdings Corp. announced its separation from its Lands’ End clothing business, according to a press release. Lands’ End Inc., filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Dec. 6.

A Big Challenge for Online Businesses: Replatforming  Dec 09, 2013 11:40 AM By Daniela Forte

A big challenge for online businesses these days is replacing their backend system. According to this infographic by Monetate, for online merchants there are three reasons why they choose to replatform: the need to stay competitive, their existing platform falls short of promised capabilities and customer driven pressures.

Mobile Transactions Fuel 52% Increase in Cyber Monday Sales  Dec 06, 2013 9:58 AM By Daniela Forte

With shoppers increasingly using mobile devices to make purchases, Shopatron saw an increase in its Cyber Monday sales of 52% over the 2012 holiday season, according to a press release by Shopatron.

Rakuten Saw Huge Jump in Visits Leading Up to Cyber Weekend  Dec 05, 2013 12:49 PM By Daniela Forte

Rakuten saw a huge jump in visits to its ecommerce site, the rise in consumer sales and traffic began Monday before Black Friday with a spike on Thanksgiving Day and an increase the morning of Black Friday, according to a press release.

The 12 Truths About Holiday Shopping  Nov 21, 2013 4:05 PM By Daniela Forte

With the rise of big data and social analytics this holiday season, it won’t be too difficult for Santa to figure out what his consumers want for the holidays, according to this infographic by McCann Truth Centra

[Infographic] The 12 Truths About Holiday Shopping  Nov 21, 2013 2:53 PM By Daniela Forte

Cyber Monday is the New Black Friday  Nov 21, 2013 1:44 PM By Daniela Forte

Ecommerce sales from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday which are indicators of how well retailers will do during the holiday season.

Best Buy Online Revenues Up 15.1%  Nov 19, 2013 2:42 PM By Daniela Forte

Best Buy’s third-quarter domestic online revenue increased 15.1% to $499 million, the company said Nov. 19 in its earnings release.

Walmart Reports 1.6% Increase in Net Sales for the Third Quarter  Nov 19, 2013 12:59 PM By Daniela Forte

Walmart reported its net sales for the third quarter of $114.9 billion, an increase of 1.6% from last year, according to its financial report released on Nov. 14.

2013 is the Year of Mobile Holiday Engagement  Nov 18, 2013 6:06 PM By Daniela Forte

Millions of consumers will use their smartphones as an integral part of their holiday shopping experience. According to this infographic from Sparked, winning the mobile commerce game is not simply about tactics during the holiday season. It’s about building relationships, loyalty, and mutual interactions throughout the year.

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