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Executives from 11 companies share their reasons why the Marketplace Fairness Act would be a burden to their companies – and to their customers.
Net sales at J.C. Penney continue to decline, but the general merchants’ second-quarter results show sudden double-digit growth in its ecommerce channel. Here’s why sales at jcp.com have improved each month within the second quarter, and July sales are up over 14% to last year.
The words “free shipping” may make operations managers cringe, but it doesn’t mean it has to kill a merchant’s bottom line. Here’s what motivates customers of Vermont Teddy Bear and Spreadshirt to pull the trigger on free shipping deals, and why it’s okay to have free shipping as a regular, every day option.
Amazon had an outage Aug. 19, for about an hour. And the Twittersphere lost its mind! Here’s a look at some of the top tweets about the day Amazon stood still.
Did you miss eTail East this week in Philadelphia? Here’s a recap of the top tweets of Day 2: [View the story "Day 2 - #eTailEast 2013 Tweets" on Storify]
Couldn’t make it to eTail East? Here’s our Storify recap of August 13, 2013, which was Day 1 of eTail East. [View the story "Tweets from #eTailEast 2013 - Day 1" on Storify]
I was the last of my friends to pull the trigger on ’47 Brands’ #47mysteryscrum. And while the excitement was built – I had a kid-like enthusiasm all day yesterday knowing my package was on a UPS truck – I was disappointed with the outcome. I felt like Charlie Brown on Halloween: Ugh – a Washington […]
[View the story "Sampling of Reactions to @childrensplace's Sexist T-shirt" on Storify]
My recently-widowed father has become addicted to catalog shopping. But if Congress has its way, he, and a lot of other senior citizens, could change their shopping habits. Here’s why, if your business caters to seniors, you need to step up to Congress and fight for your customers.
What started in an innocent work-related question to my Facebook followers quickly evolved into the biggest gambling sensation among my friends. Licensed apparel seller 47 Brand’s most-popular item is the #47mysteryscrum, and it has helped it clear out merchandise and build its social presence.