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Online Fraud Burdens Merchants  Sep 17, 2013 3:11 PM By Daniela Forte

Fraud is a scary thing and it is burdening merchants everyday with higher costs. According to this infographic by LexisNexis, for every $1 in fraud loss, merchants are paying $2.79. While fraud losses continue to grow, many ecommerce merchants believe fraud prevention is too expensive. It is these merchants that experience two times more in fraud losses.

New Study Offers Snapshot Into Fraud  Sep 17, 2013 3:09 PM By Daniela Forte

A new study has found that nearly one in three victims of identity theft have chosen to avoid specific merchants after they have fallen victim to fraud. Here is a quick snap shot into how merchants are handling fraud.

Infographic Online Fraud Burdens Merchants  Sep 17, 2013 11:54 AM By Daniela Forte

2013 In-store Holiday Sales Expected to Increase 2.4%  Sep 17, 2013 11:46 AM By Daniela Forte

While no official predictions for direct-to-customer holiday sales figures have been made public, one firm has already predicted a decrease in store traffic, but a rise in store sales.

5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Rush  Sep 17, 2013 9:45 AM By Daniela Forte

Even though the holiday season is almost here, there is still time to prepare for the rush. Merchants are actively getting ready for what many believe will be a busy holiday season. Here are five holiday shipping tips worth implementing.

Lululemon’s Direct-to-consumer Sales Up 39%  Sep 16, 2013 2:33 PM By Daniela Forte

Lululemon reported a 39% increase in direct-to-consumer revenue seeing a total of $49.4 million, or 14.3% of total company revenues in the 13 weeks of its second quarter, ending Aug. 4, 2013, according to a press release.

What to Consider When Selling Globally  Sep 15, 2013 7:56 PM By Daniela Forte

Are you looking to expand your U.S.-based business globally? There may be some things you will need to consider before moving towards the international route.

Stein Mart’s Ecommerce Launch Faces Fulfillment Hurdles  Sep 10, 2013 10:51 AM By Daniela Forte

After launching an ecommerce site with hopes of expanding its customer base, Stein Mart may face some fulfillment challenges with the launch.

Neiman Marcus Sold for $6 Billion  Sep 09, 2013 3:29 PM By Daniela Forte

Ares Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced plans to acquire Neiman Marcus Group from a group of investors led by TPG and Warburg Pincus for $6 billion, according to a press release.

Catalogs and Amazon are Major Holiday Concerns for Retailers  Sep 09, 2013 9:41 AM By Daniela Forte

The Amazon effect, customer acquisition and shipping are among the hot topics on the minds of merchants as they head into holiday 2013. See how merchants are preparing for the holiday.

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