Operations Summit

Subscribe


 


Post By Tim Parry

Mobile Commerce Sales Surge on Thanksgiving Day  Nov 28, 2014 8:45 AM By Tim Parry

Pass the turkey and leave me alone while I find a deal: Mobile commerce sales accounted for 32.3% of all online sales, an increase of 25.4% year-over-year, on Thanksgiving Day, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.

And We Start Our Cyber Weekend 2014 Coverage With…  Nov 28, 2014 8:10 AM By Tim Parry

Cyber Weekend 2014 is here… and Walmart throws out all the cliches and comparisons in the book. Now if Walmart’s early Black Friday results only included how much Fluff was sold…

Holiday Season Ecommerce Spending Already Up 11%  Nov 26, 2014 10:52 AM By Tim Parry

It appears the ecommerce holiday shopping season is in full swing, as comScore says $17.5 billion has been spent online using desktop computers. That’s an 11% increase vs. the corresponding days last year.

2015 Forecast: Customers Demand an Omnichannel Experience  Nov 25, 2014 1:57 PM By Tim Parry

The message in 2015 for merchants is simple: if you haven’t developed an omnichannel strategy, develop one now. And if you have an omnichannel strategy in place, continue to refine it. The ecommerce numbers alone show that omnichannel activity will bring ROI. But as ecommerce continues to make waves and garner deserved attention, the volume […]

Speed Commerce Acquires Fifth Gear  Nov 24, 2014 4:50 PM By Tim Parry

The transaction provides Speed Commerce with a diverse list of marquee clients on long-term contracts, adds substantial fulfillment services assets, and solidifies the company’s position as one of the fastest growing providers of end-to-end ecommerce services.

Petco to Acquire Drs. Foster and Smith  Nov 24, 2014 4:40 PM By Tim Parry

Petco has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading veterinary-owned online pet supply company. The acquisition will unite one of the largest pet specialty retailers with one of the largest online pet retailers in the country.

Global Consumers Get Early Start on Holiday Shopping Season  Nov 24, 2014 10:46 AM By Tim Parry

While U.S. consumers are gearing up for holiday shopping to begin this week, the international holiday shopping season kicked off on Oct. 6, according to data from Borderfree. Here’s why Borderfree says Asia has emerged as a priority region for U.S. e-retailers this holiday season.

Brace Yourself for a Mobile Spike This Cyber Weekend  Nov 21, 2014 3:25 PM By Tim Parry

You spent a lot of time getting your inventory plan and promotional plan ready for Cyber Weekend… but are you ready for the mobile shopper? In this video, ChannelAdvisor founder and CEO Scot Wingo talks about the spike he’s expecting in mobile usage this cyber weekend.

B2B Suppliers Are Investing in Ecommerce  Nov 21, 2014 1:06 PM By Tim Parry

Consumer shopping habits are influencing how B2B purchasers expect to buy from suppliers, according to new research from Accenture and hybris software, an SAP company. And B2B suppliers are responding by expanding their ecommerce platforms and overall omnichannel capabilities.

Is Amazon Still the King of Online Customer Satisfaction?  Nov 20, 2014 3:27 PM By Tim Parry

Based on the preliminary consumer shopping data from the Answers Experience Index: 2014 U.S. Retail Report, Amazon is once again leading in online customer satisfaction. But its leadership is eroding. Here’s a look at who’s gaining on Amazon, and other key findings on holiday season behavior.

© 2014, Access Intelligence, LLC. All rights reserved.