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Luxury Brands Yet to Fully Embrace Global Ecommerce  Sep 04, 2014 11:46 AM By Daniela Forte

While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com. As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online and multichannel retailers and flash sales sites.

Chalkfly Sees AOV Increase with Response Website  Sep 04, 2014 9:23 AM By Daniela Forte

Office and school supply ecommerce retailer Chalkfly saw a 33% increase in its average order value when it launched a re-designed fully responsive website. At the same time, Chalkfly leveraged SLI System’s search technology.

Determining the Right Global Fulfillment Strategy  Sep 04, 2014 9:13 AM By Daniela Forte

Fulfilling a product internationally is not an easy task; luckily there are ways to do it effectively if you are thinking of going the global route with your business.

Harry & David a Good Fit for 1-800-Flowers  Sep 03, 2014 10:37 AM By Daniela Forte

Industry experts said they were in favor of 1-800-Flowers acquiring specialty gift retailer Harry & David. 1-800-Flowers acquired Harry & David for $142.5 million.

1-800-Flowers Acquires Harry & David  Sep 02, 2014 5:34 PM By Daniela Forte

Online floral retailer 1-800-Flowers announced it has acquired specialty gift retailer Harry & David Holdings Inc. for $142.5 million, according to a press release.

Assessing the Challenges of Going Global  Aug 28, 2014 9:51 AM By Daniela Forte

It will be scary, it will be difficult, but going global with your business is definitely an opportunity that retailers should be considering.

Why Customers Still Shop Offline  Aug 27, 2014 4:01 PM By Daniela Forte

While online retail has seen rapid growth, an overwhelming majority of U.S. retail sales take place offline (92%) according to Forrester Research. A survey done by Ripen eCommerce took a look at why consumers would most likely make the purchase in-store vs. online.

Best Buy Sees Online Spike in Second Quarter  Aug 27, 2014 12:06 PM By Daniela Forte

While Best Buy saw its domestic revenue decline by 2.4%, its online revenue increased by 22% or $581 million in the second quarter, the company said in a press release.

Is your ecommerce site Labor Day ready?  Aug 26, 2014 2:36 PM By Daniela Forte

It is hard to believe the summer is nearly over and Labor Day is just days away. Retailers know that this time of the year is a unique opportunity for sales, according to this infographic by Nextopia. Here is a look what consumers are buying this Labor Day.

Catalogs Adapt to the New Omnichannel World  Aug 26, 2014 11:04 AM By Daniela Forte

Catalogs are alive and well for retailers in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business sectors today. While catalogs may no longer be thought of as a selling channel, they are still considered an excellent marketing tool.

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