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CEOs Meet the Thanksgiving Night Shoppers  Nov 27, 2015 12:23 PM By Tim Parry

CEOs… If you’re going to talk the talk and tell America that your stores are going to be open on Thanksgiving Day, you better walk the walk as well.

Editor’s Notebook: My Big Fat Omnichannel Thanksgiving Shopping Day  Nov 27, 2015 11:57 AM By Tim Parry

A new Parry Family tradition began this Thanksgiving Day. This was the first time in about 10 years that my wife, Ursula, was not doing double-duty as a float escort at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and/or working as an associate store manager at the Trumbull, CT, Macy’s, or that I was not out covering […]

Down Goes Neiman Marcus… Down Goes Neiman Marcus…  Nov 27, 2015 11:41 AM By Tim Parry

And we have our first Black Friday ecommerce casualty. Neiman Marcus has been down since 8 a.m. EST.

No Surprise: Thanksgiving Ecommerce Sales on the Rise  Nov 27, 2015 9:34 AM By Tim Parry

IBM says ecommerce sales for Thanksgiving were up 26% over the same day in 2014, with consumers spending $123.45 per order. So how did online customers shop, and did all retailers survive the onslaught of traffic? Find out here.

Amazon’s Early Black Friday Brings 12% Rise in Traffic  Nov 25, 2015 10:28 AM By Tim Parry

The decision by Amazon to begin Black Friday discounts before November 27 has paid off with the online giant achieving a 12% rise in U.S. traffic, according to digital analytics firm, SimilarWeb.

The Call for Growing Global 2016 Speakers is Open  Nov 21, 2015 4:31 PM By Tim Parry

Don’t miss your chance to speak at Growing Global 2016 this April in Cincinnati! Growing Global is Multichannel Merchant’s cross-border focused event that specifically covers the unique challenges of the merchant who sells to an international audience. Here’s your chance, as a global ecommerce thought leader, to share with the industry and engage with peers […]

Canadian Shoppers Won’t Bring the U.S. a Boost on Black Friday or Cyber Monday  Nov 19, 2015 2:41 PM By Tim Parry

Canadian shoppers love a good deal, so much so over 1.2 million people are planning to call in sick to take advantage of sales and promotions being offered this Black Friday or Cyber Monday according to a new IPG Mediabrands study.

Baudville Selects the WebLinc Commerce Platform for Multi-Site Capabilities  Nov 12, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

Baudville has chosen the WebLinc Commerce Platform to rebuild the sites for two of its primary brands, and

Most Shippers Not Prepared for Holiday Season Challenges  Nov 12, 2015 2:45 PM By Tim Parry

Most retailers are not well prepared to handle several shipping issues this holiday season, according to a new survey from shipping and fulfillment software company Temando.

What We’ve Learned from Singles Day 2015  Nov 12, 2015 12:47 PM By Tim Parry

Rumor of a weak Chinese economy may have been greatly exaggerated: Singles Day 2015 came in like a lion, and went out like a lion. So what have we learned, so far, from Singles Day 2015?

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