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MarketplacesFeb 21, 2013 12:29 PM By Erin Lynch
When looking at some of the more successful fourth quarter performances inside marketplaces such as such as eBay and Amazon, it appears one of the sure fire ways to boost sales is through mobile. As an example, by attracting more customers using mobile gift guides and mobile-only deals, eBay was able to double its mobile sales in 2012. Maybe it’s time your ecommerce company started getting serious about mcommerce.
MarketplacesFeb 21, 2013 7:53 AM By MCM staff
Ecommerce continues to grow as a B2B and B2C sales channel in an ever-evolving sales landscape. In this executive summary report, learn
MarketplacesFeb 20, 2013 12:10 PM By 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.
MarketplacesFeb 19, 2013 4:09 PM By MCM staff
International e-commerce presents many challenges, and selling across borders requires careful consideration of cultural differences, government regulations and operational infrastructure. This article outlines the various marketplaces and fulfillment tools that are available to help retailers tackle this growing International opportunity.
MarketplacesFeb 18, 2013 11:55 AM By Tim Parry
Google has made two announcements in February that leads to speculation that it will try to make Google Shopping a cross-device comparison shopping engine and a full-fledged ecommerce marketplace. The first involves enhanced AdWords campaigns, the second the acquisition of ecommerce data firm Channel Intelligence. See why this may mean a move to the marketplaces for Google Shopping.
MarketplacesFeb 13, 2013 9:39 AM By Erin Lynch
Ebay’s CEO John Donahoe said during the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference that he believes the ecommerce company can provide same-day delivery at scale. Donahoe said it can be done in a similar to the way the on-demand private driver company Uber conducts its business where private driving companies attempt to outbid each other for fares.
MarketplacesJan 15, 2013 1:31 PM By Tim Parry
Macy’s president and CEO Terry Lundgren says he doesn’t know when it will happen or how. But ultimately, he believes every consumer – and ecommerce merchant – will have to pay an online sales tax.
MarketplacesJan 14, 2013 9:17 AM By MCM staff
As retailers reinvent their in-store shopping experience in the face of the continued rise of ecommerce, research released by Cisco found that digital content from the internet is the most powerful influence in buying decisions for the majority of shoppers in all channels. In this infographic by Cisco, you will learn how to catch and keep the digital shopper.
MarketplacesDec 21, 2012 9:01 PM By Nicholas Fincher
Like it or not, there is an art to successfully running an ecommerce website. Although the web is filled with survey results, whitepapers, and research on how to make your site better, there is still a lot of misleading information out there that could get you into trouble. In this article, Nicolas Fincher will help clear the air and spotlighting 5 of the most common ecommerce myths.
MarketplacesDec 20, 2012 1:01 AM By MCM staff
Last year, Congress introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act to give states the power to enforce sales tax rules on all online sales