Price and Reliability are Top Concerns for Global Shoppers

| Erin Lynch

Move over fast or free shipping, an international survey by Rakuten has found that when it comes to the shopping experience of consumers worldwide, the price of an item and the consumers trust in the merchant are the two most important deciding factors when making a purchase online.

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Replatforming

| Mark Simpson

If you’re considering a replatform, it’s likely because your ecommerce site is highly complex and dynamic, with rich content, targeted merchandising, interactive customer support and advanced search capabilities. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be tricky. Here’s a checklist of six things to help ensure a smoother process.

How to Stand Out From the Crowd in a Marketplace Environment

| Bernard Luthi

More consumers are shopping online than ever before, and not just for Christmas. According to figures from eMarketer, U.S. shoppers spent $343.43 billion in 2012 alone. Therefore, in this fast growing retail ecosystem it’s more important than ever for retailers, big or small, to stand out from the crowd.

Valentine’s Day Shipping with UPS

| MCM staff

As chocolates and flowers make their way across the country for Valentine’s Day, UPS is preparing for the lovers holiday by adding 38 additional flights to their fleet in order to handle to demand. In this video from UPS, the shipping and delivery giant shows how it handles and streamlines the shipping process of the fragile and temperature sensitive goods.