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Catalogs Adapt to the New Omnichannel World  Aug 26, 2014 11:04 AM By Tim Parry

Catalogs are alive and well for retailers in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business sectors today. While catalogs may no longer be thought of as a selling channel, they are still considered an excellent marketing tool.

Product Recommendations: Going Beyond “Viewed This, Bought That”  Aug 16, 2014 9:26 AM By Tim Parry

Traditional algorithms like “bought this, bought that” and “viewed this, bought that” are getting old. And, although Amazon has branched out from this strategy a bit with different wording, it’s the same idea.

4 Strategies to Boost SEO Rank Using Social Signals  Aug 16, 2014 8:30 AM By Tim Parry

Retailers can unlock the latent power of social to drive SEO rank of their website by employing these 4 strategies.

38% of All Ecommerce Site Visits Came From Mobile and Tablet Devices  Aug 16, 2014 7:55 AM By Tim Parry

But despite the growing percentage of traffic, ecommerce conversion rates remain much lower on mobile devices and tablets, signaling a greater need to focus on an omnichannel user experience for all visitors, regardless of device.

How I’ll Spend my Summer Vacation… and Who to Contact While I’m Gone  Aug 15, 2014 1:54 PM By Tim Parry

Every now and then, you need to get away from the office and recharge the batteries. So from 3 p.m. today until September 2, I will be out of the office. First, here’s who to contact when I’m gone: If you are submitting an article (and we have already discussed that you are submitting an […]

Borderfree’s Michael DeSimone Talks Cross-border Ecommerce [VIDEO]  Aug 14, 2014 11:34 AM By Tim Parry

Borderfree Chief Executive Officer Michael DeSimone discusses how Borderfree helps retailers expand abroad and look to new markets for growth.

Alipay Sees Strong Growth in Cross-border Shopping  Aug 14, 2014 10:42 AM By Tim Parry

Alipay, China’s largest e-payments provider, has been cutting deals to get non-Chinese e-tailers to adopt it as a payment option. Alipay, which now settles transactions in 14 currencies and 34 countries, created this infographic containing some interesting stats surrounding the company’s growing cross-border business.

Amazon Payments Unveils a Mobile POS Solution  Aug 13, 2014 7:18 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon Local Register will offer brick-and-mortar world a lower swipe fee than banks. And it will also give Amazon a glimpse at how omnichannel consumers shop.

Measuring What Matters in the Contact Center  Aug 12, 2014 9:10 AM By Tim Parry

It should not come as a surprise that the most important contact center metrics, according to the MCM Outlook 2014 survey results, involve making customers happy.

Sound Strategies to Improve your SEO Ranking  Aug 11, 2014 3:32 PM By Tim Parry

As frequently as SEO experts seem to cook up the latest tactics, search engines like Google change the algorithms by which they rank search results.

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