Multichannel Merchant’s Best of 2013

| Tim Parry

2013 was a big year for ecommerce, omnichannel commerce, multichannel commerce, etc. And on the following pages, I bring you the 30 most-popular pieces of content viewed on Multichannel Merchant’s website in 2013.

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.