Daniela Forte

Content Manager

dforte@accessintel.com / DForteMCM

Daniela Forte is the Content Manager of Multichannel Merchant. Prior to this, she served as the Associate Editor and before that the Content Producer for the team since 2013. Daniela covers the marketing and ecommerce beats for Multichannel Merchant. She was previously a news reporter for The Litchfield CountyTimes in Northwestern Connecticut.

Make Mom Happy in 3 Seconds

| Daniela Forte

Make mom happy in three seconds this Mother’s Day. This infographic by Pythian, looks at online spending for Mother’s Day, why website speed matters and what an online retail site must do in under three seconds to avoid cart abandonment. According to the infographic, $152.52 is the average Mother’s Day order value. There are 121,951,299 Mother’s Day orders and $18.6 billion in online sales for Mother’s Day.

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Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right For You?

| Daniela Forte

In order to compete with today’s multichannel retail environment, retailers must provide access to merchandise where shoppers want it. In order to do that, many companies are executing a ship-from-store model as part of the fulfillment supply chain, according to a whitpaper from Fortna.com.

Ecommerce Continues to Grow

| Daniela Forte

Today most store merchants are looking to start their own online store to increase their business, brand and presence worldwide, according to a blog post by Brianna Wills. Having their own online store can easily boost sales and profits for the business.

Evolving With Mobile Commerce

| Daniela Forte

The way we shop today continues to evolve especially with the use of mobile. Transactions using mobile devices continues to increase with use of smartphones and tablets which account for one out of every 10 ecommerce dollars spent, according to blog post on Rackspace.com. With the shift from ecommerce to mobile commerce better known as m-commerce, online and offline merchants need to take note in adjusting their IT strategies to compete. Cloud-based services which can help. The infographic details the mobile ecommerce trend with some advice to help merchants win the click.

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Stamps.com Announces Shipping Integration with ChannelAdvisor

| Daniela Forte

Stamps.com, provider of USPS postage online and shipping software announced its integration with cloud-based ecommerce service company ChannelAdvisor, according to a press release. It will give ChannelAdvisor customers new tools to streamline their order fulfillment process.