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2011 in Review: Chapter 11 Filings Subside  Dec 28, 2011 5:03 AM By Tim Parry

Harry & David, Orchard Brands and Borders were among the big-name retailers that filed for Chapter 11 in 2011. But while the financial crisis of 2008 forced several merchants to file for bankruptcy

Sears Holdings Gets Drilled: Closing up to 120 Stores  Dec 28, 2011 4:53 AM By Tim Parry

Sears Holdings did not have a happy holiday, according to guidance it released this morning. The department store and discount store retailer said it will close between 100 and 120 Kmart and Sears full-line stores.

Free Shipping Day Offers Flood Facebook and Twitter  Dec 16, 2011 10:13 PM By Tim Parry

Almost 2,600 merchants are offering Free Shipping Day promotions today. Here’s a quick sampling of how merchants are spreading their Free Shipping Day messages on Facebook and Twitter.

How GaelSong’s Sales Rose 14.2% in November  Dec 13, 2011 4:14 AM By Tim Parry

GaelSong had a successful November. The multichannel Celtic gifts and apparel seller finished the month with its sales up 14.2%, with just a 3% lift in catalog circulation. And that sales boost came on top of a 15.1% sales lift in November 2010.

Christmas Sweaters Making a Splash in Search Engine Marketing  Dec 12, 2011 11:11 PM By Tim Parry

As society learns to appreciate retro Christmas sweaters, search engine marketers are also taking advantage.

Amazon Encouraging Mobile Shopping In-Store  Dec 08, 2011 7:48 PM By Tim Parry

The warning signs about confident consumers shopping on Amazon while browsing your store’s merchandise have been evident, and now the ecommerce giant is encouraging smartphone owners to do so.

Holiday Ecommerce Spending Nears $20 Billion: ComScore  Dec 08, 2011 7:40 PM By Tim Parry

Online measurement firm ComScore says holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 34 days of the holiday shopping season was approaching $20 billion for the week ending Dec. 4. That marks a 15% increase vs. the corresponding days last year, according to ComScore.

Reports Show Mobile Payments Are Catching On  Dec 08, 2011 1:19 AM By Tim Parry

Consumers on the go are using their smartphones to pay for items they buy in a bricks-and-mortar environment, according to reports released by retailers this week.

A Look at Cyber Monday 2011 Emails  Nov 29, 2011 7:57 PM By Tim Parry

Cyber Monday 2011 has come and gone. Here’s a sampling of Cyber Monday-themed emails that came across our inboxes

Ecommerce Sales – and Paid Search Costs – Rise This Weekend  Nov 28, 2011 6:13 PM By Tim Parry

Consumers spent more in cyberspace on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday in 2011, and that means cost per click is on the rise.

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