Blog ARCHIVE

No Herschel Walker Comeback for Emmitt Smith  Apr 26, 2014 12:49 PM By Tim Parry

Herschel Walker says he could still play in the NFL at the age of 52. But Emmitt Smith says his Hall of Fame career is over.

David Ortiz, Barack Obama and Samsung Walk Into a Selfie  Apr 05, 2014 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

The White House is up in arms over the David Ortiz selfie. Something about President Barack Obama’s image not permitted for use in a commercial campaign. But what’s good for Samsung’s PR department is, hopefully, good for Multichannel Merchant’s SEO.

Hey, Best Buy… SLOW DOWN!  Apr 02, 2014 2:59 PM By Tim Parry

Best Buy is dying for me to pick up my order. They let me know via email that the order is about to be cancelled… even though I have about 72 hours to get to the Trumbull, CT store to pick it up. I’ll admit it. Picking this item up was the furthest thing from […]

Prank You Very Much: How Retailers Celebrated April Fool’s Day  Apr 01, 2014 7:11 AM By Tim Parry

Online cigar sampling? Chocolate flooring? Robot dog sitters? Oh, Schtick! Here’s a look at how retailers such as CafePress, Hammacher Schlemmer and Legendary Whitetails engaged with their customers on April Fool’s Day 2014.

13 iStock Images of Cats in Cardboard Boxes  Mar 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Erin Lynch

While searching around for images relating to “package fill” and “recycled cardboard” we kept getting bombarded with images of cats in cardboard boxes. So, without further ado, here are 13 of the best iStock images of cats in cardboard boxes.

28 More Tweets from MRCVegas14  Mar 24, 2014 7:25 AM By Tim Parry

And I’m back from the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Conference… Jet-lagged from 3 and a half days in Las Vegas (if you include the red eye back home). But before I hit the office hard this morning, I wanted to bring you 28 more tweets from the last day (Day 4 or […]

The Post About Fast Food and Fraud: MRCVegas14  Mar 20, 2014 9:55 AM By Tim Parry

Here a burger, there a burger, let’s put a hold on Tim’s card…

25 Tweets from Day 1 of #MRCVegas2014  Mar 20, 2014 8:32 AM By Tim Parry

Did you miss Day 1 of the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Council? Here’s a look back at some thought leadership, fun and a-ha moments from Las Vegas. [View the story "#MRCVegas14 Day 1" on Storify]

Skiing at the Merchant Risk Council Conference  Mar 19, 2014 6:37 PM By Tim Parry

The last thing I thought I’d do in Las Vegas this week was strap on a pair of ski boots. Okay, the last thing I EVER thought I’d do was strap on a pair of ski boots. But Digital River’s John Phillips coaxed me into giving their skiing simulator a shot today at the MRC […]

Will Marketplaces Devour Ecommerce?  Mar 17, 2014 6:44 PM By Ellen Shannon

At Catalyst 2014, ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo was referring to the growing dominance of marketplaces, notably Amazon’s and eBay’s, and the fact that marketplaces are outpacing the growth in general ecommerce websites.






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