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Cyber Weekend Proves Mobile Commerce Has Arrived  Dec 03, 2014 12:58 PM By Tim Parry

Mobile commerce has arrived, and proved to be a game-changer this Cyber Weekend. Here’s a look at what drove shoppers to their smart phone, and a look at some retailers’ mobile commerce success stories.

Rue La La Sees Continuing Mobile Adoption  Dec 03, 2014 6:39 AM By Tim Parry

Rue La La has a leadership in mobile penetration because of the very nature of its flash sales business. In this video, Rue La La CEO Steve Davis talks about why Thanksgiving shows the ongoing adoption of that channel by consumers, and why retailers need to step up to the plate.

Cyber Monday Still the King for eBags  Dec 02, 2014 3:17 PM By Tim Parry

Thanksgiving was a great day for eBags, and so was Black Friday. But eBags President and COO Rob Cassidy says Cyber Monday is still the king of cyber holidays. In this video, Cassidy talks about how eBags did this Cyber Weekend, and how he predicts the rest of the 2014 holiday season playing out.

What We Learned From Cyber Weekend 2014  Dec 02, 2014 8:51 AM By Tim Parry

There’s some there’s widespread panic in Overreactionland, as the online and in-store Thanksgiving weekend sales figures roll in. But it may be much ado about nothing, as Holiday 2014 is beginning to look a lot like Holiday 2013. Here’s a look at what we learned from Cyber Weekend 2014.

Cyber Weekend Email Marketing Sees a Shift  Dec 01, 2014 4:04 PM By Tim Parry

There was major mobile commerce momentum with Cyber Weekend shoppers. Was that represented in email marketing as well? How mobile-ready were merchants’ messages? In this video, Bronto Software director of research Jim Davidson discusses Cyber Weekend email marketing trends, including subject line selection and email frequency, as well as how the shortened holiday season changes consumer behavior.

Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Fannie May and Harry London Distribution Center  Nov 30, 2014 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

1-800-Flowers.com Inc.,reported a fire at its Maple Heights, OH warehouse which provided supplies for Fanny May Fine Chocolates and Harry London Chocolates. See what this will mean for both brands for the holiday season.

When Cyber Monday Becomes Cyber Sunday  Nov 30, 2014 9:51 AM By Tim Parry

A look at my Yahoo inbox shows Cyber Sunday is the new Cyber Monday. Or that Cyber Monday is now a two-day event.

eBay Outpaces Amazon on Black Friday  Nov 29, 2014 4:59 PM By Tim Parry

ChannelAdvisor says its clients Black Friday same store sales grew 26.9% year-over-year on eBay, and that’s at a faster pace than Amazon’s same store sales. Here’s a look at why eBay had such a solid Black Friday.

Sears In-Vehicle Pickup was Great… But…  Nov 29, 2014 3:46 PM By Tim Parry

Up until the I got home and saw the security tag still attached to the vest, this had been a tremendous experience. As a matter of fact, when I was prompted to give immediate feedback, I highly praised the In-Vehicle Pickup service.

3 Out Of 5 Online Shoppers Were Mobile on Thanksgiving [Infographic]  Nov 29, 2014 8:50 AM By Tim Parry

This Thanksgiving, Americans put down their forks and knives and picked up their smartphones and tablets in record numbers. New data from Branding Brand’s Mobile Commerce Index for Thanksgiving Day 2014 shows that three out of five online shoppers were mobile.

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