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Several merchants with bricks and mortar locations have turned to location-based apps like Foursquare to help build a mobile following. But old-school electronics merchant RadioShack may have cracked the Foursquare code last fall.
An amendment pushed by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) that would have delayed implementation of swipe fee reform for two years did not get enough votes in Senate yesterday to break a filibuster. The amendment picked up 54 votes for and 45 against, but needed 60 yes votes to go into effect.
Plus-size women’s apparel marketplace OneStopPlus.com dropped what it hopes is its first on many catalogs in the mail on May 31.
Shoes For Crews, which makes and sells slip-resistant footwear for a variety of business-to-business industries, is expanding its healthcare and industrial product lines.
The National Retail Federation launched a radio ad campaign aimed at Senator Jon Tester’s attempt to stall swipe-fee reform.
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Merchants are getting the hang of using Facebook as a way to engage their fans. But now the social media site can be used as an efficient prospecting tool, according to Susan Hanshaw, founder/CEO of ecommerce consultancy Inner Architect.
Brett Niemuth said merchants need to look at a different set of four Ps than they focused on in marketing school: Now it’s all about purpose, point-of-difference, persona and police.
When it comes to Daily Deal sites, the question used to be, When will Facebook and Google be major players? Well, it seems the social network and search engine giant are more than ready to play in that space.
The sharp rise in gas prices may put a hold on overall economic growth, and that’s bad news for spending on entertainment, home improvement and travel, according to Discover Financial Service’s U.S. Spending Monitor. But based on historical results, ecommerce should see a lift.
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