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Online sales reported to Forrester grew 11% in the first quarter of 2009, 12% in the second, 16% in the third and 26% in the fourth.
As a merchant, you may consider yourself to be multichannel. But the customer views your bricks-and-mortar stores and Website as one entity, according to a survey shown Monday at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention and Expo.
Online purchasing behavior monitoring company comScore said that e-commerce spending from Nov. 1 through Christmas Eve was about $27 million, an increase of 5% over last year.
Multichannel outdoor gear and apparel merchant Gander Mountain took another step in its intent to go private on Dec. 29 when it announced plans to withdraw its shares of common stock from listing on the Nasdaq Global Market.
Multititle mailer 1-800-flowers.com said on Dec. 23 that that it will not renew its contract for third-party administration of its membership program with affinity marketing firm Affinion, and will eliminate data-passing of credit card information.
E-commerce marketplace eBay said it saw a surge in m-commerce sales this holiday season.
Spanish foods importer La Tienda opened its first retail store on Dec. 10 in Williamsburg, VA. Other than its proximity to its headquarters in nearby Toano, VA, why Williamsburg?
FedEx announced late last week that it will increase the standard list rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by an average of 4.9%, effective Jan. 4. The increase will match a previously announced rate increase by rival carrier UPS.
IN A MOVE TO INCREASE ITS PRESENCE on the Twitter and Facebook social media platforms, Sierra Trading Post is asking its customers to add the hashtag
TO ENCOURAGE CONSUMERS to check out its fun holiday gifts, office supplies merchant Office Depot in November launched the microsite Top30SmartGifts.com.
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