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In the National Retail Federation annual Easter Spending Survey, shoppers say they will be on the prowl for deals when it comes to chocolate and springtime apparel.
Although a new study by ThreatMatrix had found that 85% of retailers are calling cyber security a high priority within their organizations, 40% of the respondents said they have no online prevention measures in place.
Fraud is a major focus for today’s retailers. Not only will it affect your company’s bottom line, but if not handled correctly, can impact your customer’s trust in your brand.
Shopping online is more popular than ever with consumers. Unfortunately, based on a 2012 LexisNexis “The True Cost of Fraud Study,”
Move over fast or free shipping, an international survey by Rakuten has found that when it comes to the shopping experience of consumers worldwide, the price of an item and the consumers trust in the merchant are the two most important deciding factors when making a purchase online.
If you are thinking about bringing your brand to China in the near future, the most effective way to engage Chinese shoppers is through mobile, according to an infographic from the Alibaba Group. The use of mobile is so high that while sales in China are predicted to hit $15.7 billion in 2013, by 2015 it will skyrocket to nearly $42 billion.
Ecommerce retailers need to break out of the conventional payment options, such as traditional credit cards, if they want to see a boost in online sales especially in the international market.
If you are an ecommerce company who buys from suppliers internationally, you are more than likely facing pressures from the competition to delivery faster and cheaper. But if there is the slightest problem in the shipment, it can lead to major problems within your business. In order to reduce those pressures, Small Business Trends has compiled the following tips on going global with your supply chain.
Genesco, a sporting apparel retailer, has filed a $13 million lawsuit against Visa alleging the credit card company engaged in unfair business practices, among other actions.
It seems as though almost every major retailer is looking into making same-day delivery a reality. Amazon, eBay, and Walmart, and the U.S. Postal Service are testing the waters of the delivery service, but there is still the question if it can actually be done.