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BlogDec 08, 2014 12:07 PM By Monica Gout
The move toward omnichannel operations is influencing a major wave of change in the organization, see the wide variety of structures are in place as companies struggle to meet the challenge.
BlogDec 08, 2014 11:31 AM By Jeff Deisner
Making the most of the holiday window requires an ability to measure and refine seasonal offers, design creative and implement overall campaign strategy in real-time, here are some tips on how tagging can make it easier to organize, search and analyze the vast amounts of data generated during the critical holiday shopping season.
BlogDec 08, 2014 10:04 AM By Tim Parry
If you consider the entire month of November the holiday season, then (as a customer) I’ve had three instances of omnichannel fails this holiday season. And all three fails were at the brick and mortar level. Here’s the quick rundown: Walmart The outdoor trail shoe I wanted was in-stock in store, and I decided I’d […]
BlogDec 04, 2014 4:44 PM By Robert Glazer
When the parent company of an affiliate network also buys one of the largest affiliates in the space, it raises a lot of red flags and also leads to an important question: Is an affiliate program and its data the property of the retailer, the affiliate and/or the network, and who can it be shared with?
Answering that question requires creating more transparency in the affiliate industry. For many retailers that means transitioning from Generation 1 to Generation 2 affiliate programs and ensuring that, first and foremost, their best interests are being represented.
BlogDec 04, 2014 3:25 PM By Curt Barry
There are many systems possibilities for direct to customer businesses. The choices include ecommerce platforms with order management (OMS) functionality; standalone OMS; “best of breed” integrations with OMS, customer care or CRM front ends and a warehouse management system (WMS) for fulfillment; or ERP systems. How do you determine which is the best fit for your direct business?
BlogDec 03, 2014 3:42 PM By Julie Lockner
Shoppers will be thinking about how they shop and pay given the tens of thousands of shoppers affected this past year by security breaches, here are three tips to protect your holiday shopper’s data.
BlogDec 03, 2014 12:16 PM By Adelina Peltea
Just as ecommerce once disrupted the time-honored tradition of brick and mortar retail, pop-up stores are seemingly the new, trendy must-haves for ecommerce retailers themselves.
From Amazon to Kate Spade, retailers globally have hopped on the pop-up store hype train.
BlogDec 02, 2014 2:29 PM By Samuel Mueller
Wearable technology are gradually making their way through the mass market. See what retailers are doing to incorporate wearables into product lines.
BlogDec 02, 2014 1:39 PM By Paul Martecchini
Targeting consumers with the right message just as a new life stage begins is incredibly valuable. Here’s how you can construct accurate life stage segments with two essential requirements.
BlogNov 30, 2014 9:51 AM By Tim Parry
A look at my Yahoo inbox shows Cyber Sunday is the new Cyber Monday. Or that Cyber Monday is now a two-day event.