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Amazon Pushes Prime Price to $99  Mar 13, 2014 4:36 PM By Tim Parry

After about six weeks of speculation, Amazon has announced it will raise the annual membership fee for Prime to $99. So, what will the price increase mean for its competitors?

Cyber Security in the Crossroads  Mar 12, 2014 10:22 AM By Tim Parry

Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels are not the first merchants to have customer data compromised by a cyber-attack, nor will they be the last.

The Men’s Wearhouse-Jos. A. Bank Battle Went Like This  Mar 11, 2014 3:13 PM By Tim Parry

It was like The Men’s Wearhouse kept calling and Jos. A. Bank would yell, “‘taint enough, call back” and hang up. We’ll do some serious reporting on this $1.8 billion acquisition soon. Meanwhile, enjoy the clip.

S&S Worldwide Distribution Director Talks Amazon Supply and Winter Weather  Mar 11, 2014 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

S&S Worldwide Director of Distribution Mark Desrosiers talks with Multichannel Merchant about initiatives that most help the company’s operational efficiencies, what global marketplaces he sees as hot economies to sell in, and the effect Amazon Supply has on his business.

The Effects of Online Credit Card Declines in the U.S.  Mar 09, 2014 8:34 PM By Tim Parry

An independent study of 1k consumers found that 17 percent of consumers report having had their credit cards declined during card not present (CNP) transactions and as many as one-third of these declines were unnecessary. The result is consumer aggravation, increased operational costs for banks and credit card companies and as much as $40 billion in lost revenue for online retailers. 41st Parameter, a part of Experian, released the data from its TrustInsight division.

Your 3 Step SEO Routine  Mar 09, 2014 8:28 PM By Tim Parry

To help you get on track, Volusion created this infographic to serve as your SEO personal trainer. From assessing your SEO health to building your personal workout plan, you’ll learn tips to help your ecommerce site get into the best SEO shape of its life.

3 Smart Ways Retailers Can Personalize the Ecommerce Experience  Mar 09, 2014 11:07 AM By Tim Parry

Personalization was one of the underlying themes of eTail West – and it seemed whatever track of sessions you attended, there was talk about how retailers are personalizing the ecommerce experience for their customers. Here are three examples that stood out.

Picture This: Day 1 of eTail West 2014  Mar 05, 2014 7:04 AM By Tim Parry

Day 1 of eTail West is in the books here in unseasonably-cold San Antonio. The folks at eTail West are running a photo contest via Twitter and Instagram. Here are some of the top Day 1 eTail West pics hashtagged #etailpics that we found via Storify.

It’s Here, It’s Here, the March 2014 Marketing & Ecommerce Guide  Mar 04, 2014 10:02 PM By Tim Parry

Multichannel Merchant’s March 2013 Marketing & Ecommerce Guide focuses on fraud and security, creating a global footprint and mastering mobile email. It also gives you a look at how to plan for Holiday 2014.

Congratulations on the Oscar, Jared Leto… Whoever You Are…  Mar 03, 2014 1:13 AM By Tim Parry

This may sound like something I’m making up… But I have never seen Jared Leto act. Nope, never saw a single movie or show he’s in, and I probably couldn’t tell you anything about the band he’s in. And I’m getting hell for it on Facebook. Really. How dare I say I never saw “Fight […]

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