Customer Experience Remains Top Priority for Retailers

| Daniela Forte

Some of the top ecommerce initiatives retailers are tackling in the second quarter are centered on the customer experience. This study by SLI Systems highlights what retailers are focusing on as their top initiatives before the peak holiday season.

Amazon Prime Day Top Selling Items Globally

| Daniela Forte

Amazon touted a successful Prime Day this week and some of the top selling items both in the U.S. and abroad were safe to say, interesting and odd at the same time. Take a look at the list and see what customers were purchasing in their country.

Retailers Didn’t Let Amazon Have All of the Fun on Prime Day

| Daniela Forte

Several retailers wouldn’t let Amazon have all the fun on Prime Day. Whether they were offering free shipping or major discounts on several products, these retailers aimed to steal Amazon’s thunder. Here is a list of what other major retailers did on Prime Day and days after.

Running with the Big Boys: Ecommerce Tools for the Midmarket

| MCM Staff

FREE LIVE WEBINAR – Join Multichannel Merchant and Rob McGrorty, Director of Product and Operations, Webgility on July 26 at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT for a case study webinar on sports apparel company Club Ride and learn how to optimize sales channels by integrating inventory management, order management, and shipping.

QVC to Acquire Rival Firm Home Shopping Network

| Daniela Forte

Creating a mega-entity in the world of television shopping and ecommerce in general, QVC plans to merge with Home Shopping Network in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. Here is what executives from both companies had to say about what this will mean moving forward.

Vantiv Acquires Rival Worldpay for $9.94 Billion

| Mike O'Brien

In yet another mega merger in the retail sector, U.S.-based credit card processing firm Vantiv is acquiring UK-based payments technology firm Worldpay in a deal worth $9.94 billion, after J.P. Morgan withdrew its interest in Worldpay. The move give Vantiv greater access to the lucrative European ecommerce and digital payments market.