Google Launches Image Search Feature

| Daniela Forte

Google launched its “Style Ideas” image search in the Google app for Android and mobile web. See why this makes the shopping experience visual for customers when they shop products.

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Amazon Tests Product Listing Ads

| Daniela Forte

It looks like Amazon is following Google’s lead and is quietly testing product listing ads. See whether this is a win-win for both Amazon and Google and what it could mean in the future for other retailers.

5 Analytics-Driven Strategies to Meet Holiday Shopper Expectations

| Nick Leeper

To satisfy consumer demand and expectations this holiday season, retailers must determine what the customer wants, when they want it, to make it available via the channel they want, at the exact moment they want it. Here are five strategies to meet your customer’s expectations this holiday season.

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Beyond the Jargon: the Future of IoT and Retail

| Ilan Hertz

Cost savings play a major role in the IoT messaging of major software vendors. But in a recent survey, retailers valued IoT data analytics as a way to improve merchandising, not operations. See what is happening and what does IoT data analytics offer retailers.

Trump Beating Clinton… In Ecommerce Merchandise Searches

| Tim Parry

The number of Americans who have searched for Donald Trump merchandise since April outnumbers those who have searched for Hillary Clinton merchandise by a margin of almost five-to-one. But when looking at the boost in online searches for such merchandise prior to and just after each candidate’s nominating convention, Clinton received the bigger “bounce.” Here’s a deep dive into presidential ecommerce merchandise search stats from Hitwise, a division of Connexity.