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Star Wars is Dominating Ecommerce Site Search This Halloween  Oct 28, 2015 1:45 PM By MCM Staff

Don’t be surprised if Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Princess Lea or Yoda knock on your front door this Saturday. Data released by SLI Systems found site searches for Star Wars-related Halloween costumes far exceeded all others.

Amazon Once Again Posts Profit in Q3  Oct 27, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon reported a third-quarter profit of $79 million on sales that rose 23% to $25.4 billion, making it three of the last four quarters in the black.

Deloitte Survey Reveals Major Disruptions This Holiday Season  Oct 27, 2015 10:18 AM By MCM Staff

Deloitte released its 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends. The survey reveals major disruptions in holiday shopping traditions, largely due to digital engagement. See what this means for online retailers.

FedEx Projecting 12.4% Growth in Holiday Volume  Oct 27, 2015 9:38 AM By MCM Staff

FedEx is predicting a record 317 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve this year, a 12.4% increase in volume compared to 2014.

Why Online Retailers are Unprepared for Fraud this Holiday Season  Oct 26, 2015 2:33 PM By MCM Staff

A recent survey of top Internet retailers found that over one-third are unprepared for the 2015 holiday shopping season, while another study revealed that ecommerce and mobile fraud are on the rise.

Week in Review: Sears Goes Back to the Future  Oct 24, 2015 8:37 AM By MCM Staff

Sears has introduced “Meet With An Expert,” this free service that improves the home appliance shopping experience by connecting online shoppers with knowledgeable associates in store. It seems fitting that Sears made this announcement on October 21, 2015, which was “Back to the Future Day.”

JD.com and Tencent Expand Partnership to Transform Mobile Marketing for Ecommerce in China  Oct 23, 2015 10:54 AM By MCM Staff

JD.com and Tencent Holdings Limited jointly announced an expanded partnership to provide merchants with innovative mobile marketing solutions ahead of this year’s Singles Day promotion.

LuckyVitamin.com Launches Cross-Border Shopping  Oct 22, 2015 2:31 PM By MCM Staff

LuckyVitamin.com has launched a new cross-border shipping and shopping experience for its customers in Australia, Canada, China and the UK, and said it plans to include a dozen more countries in the months ahead. Here’s a look at how LuckyVitamins.com is growing its global footprint.

Alibaba Unveils Omnichannel Retailing Plans for Singles Day 2015  Oct 22, 2015 12:13 PM By MCM Staff

And now Singles Day is going omnichannel: Alibaba says more than 1,000 brands with 180,000 stores in 330 cities across China will synchronize online and offline resources to expand its 2015 11.11 Global Shopping Festival efforts. Here’s a look at what Alibaba hopes is an outline for omnichannel success.

10 Critical Success Factors in the Age of the Customer in 2016  Oct 21, 2015 1:36 PM By MCM Staff

Forrester identified the top 10 critical success factors that will determine if companies thrive or fail in the age of the customer.

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