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BlogJun 01, 2016 3:12 PM By Gary Colangelo
As increased shipping costs for bulky items mount, does this spell the end of the line for ordering big-ticket items online? Certainly not, and here are some options that shippers can consider to address the issue.
BlogJun 01, 2016 11:17 AM By Curt Barry
To do battle with Amazon, many DTC companies are looking to expand their distribution center network. But how do you weight the variables in terms of location, facility costs, inventory, transportation and shipping time, local labor and more? Here are 13 key points to consider in your decision process.
BlogJun 01, 2016 10:30 AM By Greg Zakowicz
Retailers are constantly looking for simple, automated lifecycle messages that not only contribute to their bottom line, but also re-engage subscribers. The usual suspects – birthday and re-engagement messages – are common. See what ways you can engage customers.
BlogMay 31, 2016 1:49 PM By Daniela Forte
With the demise of the Twitter “Buy Button” does it mark the beginning of the end for social shopping? See why Twitter may not have been the best social media platform for shopping.
BlogMay 28, 2016 10:39 PM By Tim Parry
It looks like the end is near for Sears and Kmart… Or at least Sears and Kmart stores and ecommerce sites. Here’s why Sears Holdings’ announcement that it would seek alternatives for its Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard brands is the death knell for the iconic retail stores.
BlogMay 27, 2016 9:23 AM By Peter Zaballos
With the spring season underway, you are likely already executing on your 2016 ecommerce initiatives. For most retailers, the goal is to be ready by back-to-school season so you can test your advancements prior to the holiday season. So spring is perfect timing to assess holiday peak prep and readiness.
BlogMay 26, 2016 8:02 AM By Megan Higgins
During the last few years, more online marketplaces have been emerging globally, offering retailers even more avenues to sell products, compete and expand their footprint internationally. To remain competitive in this changing landscape, there are three key considerations that U.S. retailers should take into account to help successfully optimize their international strategy and provide a positive shopping experience for consumers.
BlogMay 22, 2016 7:58 AM By Sam Cinquegrani
Smartphone operating systems have had the capability of promoting mobile commerce through such technologies as Google Wallet, Apple Pay and iBeacon, which have been around for years. Yet very little has been done to improve mobile commerce. Does it have to do with the limitations of the smartphone, and the lack of acceptable user experience?
BlogMay 22, 2016 7:12 AM By Angie Stocklin
How do you get your team members to buy into company culture? Whether you’ve been struggling with culture for a while, or you want to instill a new type of culture in your company, here are a few steps that can help guide you through the often tricky process.
BlogMay 18, 2016 11:17 AM By Curt Barry
Many companies find their IT and ecommerce technology strategies are out of sync, which can stunt growth and cause operational roadblocks. It’s time to stop and assess your strategies, looking at current state and where you need to get to. Here are 6 major factors to consider as you evaluate your overall system and ecommerce technology strategy.