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A new trend that is building steam throughout the ecommerce world is allowing fans and followers of your brand to log on to your site with their Facebook or Twitter profiles. In this infographic from the Social Annex you will learn how social logins are quickly becoming the backbone to onsite engagement and boosting conversion rates for many online retailers.
When it came to standing out and in front of their competitors over the 2012 Cyber Monday holiday, a new Innotrac report has found that retailer’s main focus was free shipping.
Salesforce has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ExactTarget for $2.5 billion.
Going green is a major focus for many consumers and more and more are responding favorably to brands who are conscious about their carbon footprint. But going green isn’t just about selling eco-friendly products, according to this infographic from Storage Solutions, retailers can also look into running energy efficient warehouses which can reduce operational costs and increase customer engagement.
A new study by Acquity Group has revealed that Gen Y B2B buyers are more likely to shop online than their older counterparts. The study also found that 40% of buyers purchase frequently from Amazon Supply.
When it comes to making sure your site visitor finalizes the purchase, retailers should always remember that the basic aim should be to make the checkout process as simple as possible. Here are 7 tips from Econsultancy on how to reduce cart abandonment.
A new study has found that two in five Americans say they will be less likely to buy clothes made in Bangladesh since 1,100 factory workers were killed in a building collapse there last month.
When it comes to getting into the realm of same-day shipping it’s not about building a warehouse in every state or waiting to see what Amazon does. According to Shutl CEO and founder Tom Allason, it’s all about focusing on your brick-and-mortar store.
Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.
A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.