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LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce  Jan 14, 2014 12:18 PM By MCM Staff

LightSpeed Unifies In-Store and Online Retail Commerce (via PR Newswire) LightSpeed Web Store for Cloud offers professional retailers single window into entire business; LightSpeed now powers $6B in annual transaction volume, up 120 percent+ YoY MONTREAL and NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NRF Booth # 1963 — LightSpeed…

IBM Cloud Helps Retailers Adapt to Changing Consumer Trends  Jan 14, 2014 11:45 AM By MCM Staff

Wakefern and El Corte Ingles have adopted IBM Smarter Commerce on cloud to quickly respond to changing consumer trends, compete more effectively in local markets and extend their brand into new regions.

Holiday Ecommerce Sales Rose 9.3%  Jan 14, 2014 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

Total holiday retail sales, which includes November and December sales, increased 3.8% to $601.8 billion, which was in line with NRF’s projected forecast of 3.9% and $602.1 billion.

Microsoft Extends Leadership in End-to-End Customer Interactions and Omnichannel Operations  Jan 13, 2014 11:29 AM By MCM Staff

Microsoft Dynamics introduces advanced end-to-end capabilities for omni-channel retailing and supply-chain management; announces alliances with industry leaders Vantiv, Sitecore and an expanded relationship with IBM.

Sitecore Partners with Microsoft to Build Joint Ecommerce Solution  Jan 13, 2014 11:22 AM By MCM Staff

Sitecore, today announced at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention that it will integrate its leading customer experience platform with Microsoft Dynamics’ powerful omnichannel commerce capabilities.

Retailers Turn to NetSuite for Seamless Omnichannel Experience  Jan 13, 2014 11:13 AM By MCM Staff

Several retailers join NetSuite SuiteCommerce to run their end-to-end omnichannel business. NetSuite announced that
Ibex Outdoor Clothing, Wisteria and George’s Music among the many retailers.

Overstock.com Becomes First Retailer to Accept Bitcoin  Jan 10, 2014 1:49 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com has announced it is now accepting the controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, as a form of payment along with Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.

Personalizing the Online Shopping Experience—Thinking Beyond %%FirstName  Jan 09, 2014 5:01 PM By MCM Staff

Even as retailers rely more on technology for powerful results, when retail marketers hear the word “personalization” too many immediately think that equates to including a first name in an email.

Amazon and L.L. Bean Best in Customer Satisfaction  Jan 08, 2014 9:33 AM By MCM Staff

During the 2013 holiday shopping season, Amazon and L.L. Bean tied for the highest company-level satisfaction, according to a recent report by ForeSee.

Jesus Toast Not All Right By Amazon?  Dec 23, 2013 4:28 PM By MCM Staff

Vermont Novelty Toaster Corp. says that Amazon has withheld half its sales over the last two weeks while Amazon “reviews” its account. The Jesus toaster was the 32nd-best-selling toaster on Amazon this Christmas.

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