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Why Retailers are Slow to Go Omnichannel  Aug 05, 2015 8:01 AM By Tim Parry

Retailers throw out the term omnichannel like every merchant is offering their customers the ability to buy online and pick up in store. But truth be told,that’s a big part of the reason you’re seeing a slowdown of omnichannel roll-outs. Here’s why omnichannel tends to fail at the store level.

Reader’s Survey: We’d Love Your Feedback  Aug 03, 2015 11:27 AM By Tim Parry

How is Multichannel Merchant serving your professional needs? Do you want more news, case studies, or “how to” content from us? Do you prefer webinars, video, e-newsletters or magazines? As a way of saying “thank you,” we’ll randomly draw names from 3 completed surveys and let you win one of three Amazon gift cards.

Amazon Dash Buttons are Way Cooler Than Post-it-Notes  Aug 02, 2015 9:24 AM By Tim Parry

And the latest shiny object is a shiny button: Amazon Dash allows Amazon Prime members to pay an additional $4.99 per product to buy that product from Amazon without lifting a finger… except for that finger the customer uses to press the Amazon Dash button.

The 5 Ms of Selling Cross-Border Into China  Jul 30, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

It seems like if you want to build your cross-border ecommerce strategy into China, it comes down to 5 M-words or phrases. In no particular order, they are…

Building the Right Cross-Border Ecommerce Roadmap  Jul 29, 2015 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

Even if you are not trying to sell your inventory internationally, chance are, more than 10% of your ecommerce site traffic – and more than 7% of your ecommerce sales – is cross-border. Imagine how much higher those numbers would be if you put a cross-border ecommerce strategy in place?

Prime Day Causes 14,000% Spike in Roomba Sales  Jul 16, 2015 2:25 PM By Tim Parry

Prime Day was a success for Amazon, says Amazon. 14,000 iRobot Roomba 595 Pet Vacuum Cleaning Robots were sold on Amazon on Prime Day, compared to 1 the previous Wednesday. That’s an increase of 14,000%. Time to break out the confetti cannons.

Forrester Research, Gilt, and Alibaba are Headlining Growing Global 2015  Jul 16, 2015 12:59 PM By Tim Parry

Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Wigder, Gilt’s Oksana Voronenko, and Alibaba’s Jim Tobyne will keynote Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference July 21-22 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.

Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day  Jul 16, 2015 6:09 AM By Tim Parry

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale. That was pretty much the sentiment of Amazon shoppers who turned to social media and voiced their frustration about Prime Day. But Amazon did claim Prime Day was a success.

Amazon Claims Prime Day is a Success  Jul 15, 2015 3:37 PM By Tim Parry

Despite numerous consumer complaints on social media, Amazon is claiming Prime Day to be a success.

Amazon is Having a Bad Prime Day  Jul 15, 2015 1:58 PM By Tim Parry

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