The Vermont Teddy Bear Company, along with sister companies Calyx Flowers and Pajama Gram, faces the challenges of being a seasonal business. More than 60% of its annual revenue comes during the Christmas and Valentine
Catalog Spree CEO Joaquin Ruiz talks about digital shopping and tablet adoption with the editors of Multichannel Merchant.
Even though a new research report has found that 41% of retailers possess a mobile initiative, many are still hesitant about rolling out a mobile commerce program. Here are 5 tips that can help retailers develop enterprise-wide mobile commerce plans and enhance existing strategies.
Because it can be so daunting, some organizations choose the path of least resistance and duplicate the ERP data and business logic into the ecommerce system, leaving the two systems decoupled. Unfortunately, this decoupling opens the door to a host of headaches, and companies find themselves wrestling with data replication and timing errors. Understanding and following a few golden rules will ensure that the b-to-b ecommerce site complements the ERP system, and does not try to replace it.
Kitchen/home goods merchant Williams-Sonoma has named Anna Last its new senior vice president and creative director.
As consumers become more comfortable purchasing products online
First-quarter sales for Staples slipped 1%, to $6.1 billion, for the three months ended April 28. Direct sales from its North American Delivery Business — which includes the Staples and Quill catalogs and online businesses as well as the Staples contract delivery business — grew 2%, to $2.6 billion.
Unfortunately, these gift-giving
Online fraud moves rapidly worldwide and is often impossible to identify. Here’s a few things you need to know about recognizing online fraud.
Hoping to cash in on the burgeoning tablet commerce market, intimate apparel merchant Bare Necessities has launched two new digital catalogs designed specifically for a tablet shopping experience.