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Back in mid-October, I was surprised to see Halloween merchandise on sale at my neighborhood Walgreens. And I was kind of surprised over Black Friday weekend to see bright orange shelf tags on holiday merchandise.
No matter how much thought goes into a gift, however, sometimes shoppers miss the target — which is why something as dry as a store’s return policy can be the redeeming factor when it comes to unwanted gifts.
Target has confirmed it is aware of unauthorized access to payment card data that may have impacted certain guests making credit and debit card purchases in its U.S. stores.
For the first time ever, the most recent workweek saw five individual days eclipse $1 billion in spending, led by Green Monday with $1.4 billion.
In five years, new innovations will make buying local du jour once again, according to IBM’s 8th-annual IBM 5 in 5 list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years. Here’s why IBM predicts the decline of ecommerce and the rebirth of the in-store shopping experience.
Okay, in a way, this is a little off-topic, but there is some ecommerce stuff going on here. So take a break and check out these five videos that will make your Christmas complete.
Ecommerce sales grew considerably over the Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday weekend, and the channel itself took a bigger slice of the pie when compared to in-store revenues. In this video, Adobe Digital Index principal analyst Tamara Gaffney talks about some of the holiday sales trends to date.
In this video interview, MarketLive chairman and founder Ken Burke talks about some of the reasons the ecommerce channel is seeing such tremendous growth.
Customer satisfaction is a huge issue for online retailers, especially during the holiday season. In this video interview, StellaService CEO Jordy Leiser talks about his company’s Thanksgiving Weekend findings.
In this video interview, Panopta CEO Jason Abate discusses the outages that plagued Cabelas.com over Cyber Weekend 2013, and what merchants need to do to keep their sites up and running throughout the peak season.
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