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Fab.com Rolls Out Free Shipping, Free Returns and More  Aug 20, 2013 11:13 AM By Daniela Forte

As part of its “Fab Smile Guarantee” initiative, Fab.com announced the implementation of free shipping, free returns and price matching guarantees last week, according to a blog post by founder and CEO Jason Goldberg.

Nordstrom’s Reports 37% Increase in Direct Sales for Q2  Aug 19, 2013 3:00 PM By Daniela Forte

Nordstrom reported a 37% increase in direct sales during the second quarter, on top of last year’s increase of 40%, according to a press release.

Wrigleyville Sports Seamlessly Connects Front and Back End  Aug 19, 2013 10:37 AM By Daniela Forte

One of the goals of almost every merchant is to get the front and back end of the business working together seamlessly. The quickest and easiest way to do that, according to Wrigleyville Sports, is to get the entire team on the same page and sharing ideas on shipping, inventory, and ecommerce as a whole. Here’s why your front and back-ends need to be on the same page.

Walmart Grows Ecommerce 30% in Q2  Aug 19, 2013 10:25 AM By Daniela Forte

Ecommerce sales grew more than 30% globally for big-box chain Walmart in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, according to a recent earnings call transcript.

Yankee Candle Sees Crosschannel Customers  Aug 14, 2013 3:08 PM By Daniela Forte

Consumers of Yankee Candle are using multiple devices when they are considering purchasing a product.

Give The Consumers What They Want: Video  Aug 14, 2013 11:08 AM By Daniela Forte

What merchants are offering with product videos and what shoppers are expecting may be two different things.

Infographic Give The Consumers What They Want: Video  Aug 14, 2013 10:56 AM By Daniela Forte

What merchants are offering with product videos and what shoppers are expecting may be two different things. This infographic by Invodo takes a look at what merchants are offering versus what consumers want in a product video.
The infographic shows that 71% of consumers say video the best way to bring product features to life and 40% of retailers are aware that videos actually work when it comes to increased purchases.

Dansko Puts Robots to Work In Its Distribution Center  Aug 13, 2013 11:37 AM By Daniela Forte

Shoe company Dansko looked for a different approach to increase efficiency in warehouse automation and in doing so, the company looked no further than from Kiva Systems.

What Will Amazon Collections Mean For Merchants?  Aug 12, 2013 4:26 PM By Daniela Forte

I recently found out about Amazon Collections and thought it was another great concept for Amazon to take part in. I personally spend a lot of my free time on the Amazon site looking for products, comparing prices with other major retailers or simply looking through the book section for new releases and New York Times Best Sellers.

Textbooks Makes Top 10 Back-to-School List  Aug 12, 2013 3:59 PM By Daniela Forte

The search term “textbooks” was the top searched keyword for back-to-school, according to a blog post by AdGooroo who decided to examine paid search trends from last summer to predict the 2013 back-to-school retail season.

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