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Ever since ecommerce pioneer 1-800-Flowers.com in July 2009 gave Facebook users a chance to initiate a sale via its page on the social network, the concept of F-commerce has generated a lot of buzz
There’s a reason Rue La La has chosen to shun social sign-ins such as Facebook Connect and remain an invite-only flash sales portal. And that
Trinity Road vice president of ecommerce Nicholas Cole wanted to know what we thought of the QR code it used in The Catholic Company’s recent catalog. Here’s why we thought they did it well.
As retailers release August sales figures today and say Hurricane Irene helped give them an ecommerce sales boost, at least one merchant says the storm that rocked the Atlantic coast this weekend caused a huge drop in traffic.
You may sell through multiple channels, but are you really a multichannel merchant? Most merchants aren’t, according to a study conducted in April by cross-channel commerce solution provider CrossView.
Fashion apparel retailer Express is releasing its first catalog. The 48-page book is expected to be in mailboxes by the end of August.
The idea behind the promotion is an excellent way to help drive emerging technology. Unfortunately, a sampling of catalogs that have come across my desk show the use of QR codes is poorly carried out.
Business-to-business sports equipment merchant Sport Supply Group has combined its athletic catalog and field sales operations into one division called BSN Sports. The company will also change its corporate name to BSN Sports on Dec. 31.
Usage of mobile apps for mobile search far outweighs mobile app offerings by merchants, according to a pair of studies released in July. A survey by multichannel platform provider CrossView shows that just 12% of large retailers offer mobile apps to their customers. Meanwhile, a study by digital measurement company ComScore shows consumers are big on using mobile apps for local search.
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