3 Ways Online Retailers Can Take Smart Risks

| Brigitte Donner

Today, retailers are coming up with new ways to differentiate themselves not just in price, but also in connecting with the consumer. Here are three ways retailers can take smart risks and increase their bottom line.

MCM Outlook 2017: Ecommerce Growth in Double Digits

| Mike O'Brien

According to the MCM Outlook 2017 survey, merchants saw ecommerce sales grow an average of 12.2% in 2016, close to U.S. Commerce Department growth estimates. In this report, find out what ecommerce initiatives are gaining traction, including mobile-first design and virtual assistants, as well as the latest on the Amazon-Walmart ecommerce war.

Walmart Transforms Its Ecommerce in the Age of Amazon

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is taking the bull by the horns in its efforts to compete with Amazon, with a slew of rapid changes primarily spearheaded by its head of domestic ecommerce Marc Lore, founder and CEO of Jet.com. See what industry experts had to say about how Walmart is positioning itself against Amazon.

Retailers Shouldn’t Miss Their Netflix Moment

| Tige Savage

Are retailers poised to take advantage of their “Blockbuster-Netflix” moment? Now is a good time for them to learn from Blockbuster’s mistake – not buying Netflix –
and aggressively acquire small, well-positioned ecommerce firms.

Walmart Sees Strong Growth in U.S. Ecommerce

| Daniela Forte

As its Jet.com acquisition continues to pay out, Walmart is seeing hyper growth in ecommerce, with U.S. online sales up 63% in the first quarter. See what initiatives Walmart has accomplished to further its ecommerce success.

Walmart Offers Discount for Store Pickup

| Mike O'Brien

In a move designed to save on shipping costs while offering flexibility to customers, Walmart will begin offering discounts when shoppers opt to pick up an online order in store. See what industry observers have to say about the move, including Walmart’s positioning against Amazon.