Is “Last Chance” a Powerful Sales Phrase?

| Tim Parry

Back in mid-October, I was surprised to see Halloween merchandise on sale at my neighborhood Walgreens. And I was kind of surprised over Black Friday weekend to see bright orange shelf tags on holiday merchandise.

IBM Predicts an Omnichannel Shopping World

| Tim Parry

In five years, new innovations will make buying local du jour once again, according to IBM’s 8th-annual IBM 5 in 5 list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years. Here’s why IBM predicts the decline of ecommerce and the rebirth of the in-store shopping experience.

Cyber Monday is Far From Dead

| Tim Parry

Adobe reported record Cyber Monday sales. IBM reported record Cyber Monday sales. comScore reported record Cyber Monday Sales. Rumors of Cyber Monday’s death have been greatly exaggerated.

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What Were Your Cyber Monday Results?

| Tim Parry

Cyber Monday 2013 has come and gone, and Multichannel Merchant would like to know how you made out. Please take a deep breath and answer our quick, non-invasive, 5-question survey.

How Did Shopping Carts Fare on Cyber Monday?

| Tim Parry

Actually, shopping carts for the National Retail Federation’s Favorite 50 of 2013 fared pretty well, according to Cyber Monday shopping study conducted by UserTesting.com. Here’s the grades its 100 testers gave these 50 ecommerce sites.