Marketplaces ARCHIVE

Goodreads Joins Amazon Family  Apr 01, 2013 6:24 PM By Daniela Forte

Goodreads will be joining the Amazon family. Amazon reached an agreement with Goodreads this week, the leading site for book recommendations that help people find and share books.

Schulze Returns to Best Buy As Chairman Emeritus  Mar 27, 2013 3:04 PM By Daniela Forte

Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze returns to the company as Chairman Emeritus, Best Buy announced this week. This return comes in support of the company’s Renew Blue Transformation efforts, according to Best Buy.

How Online Sellers Can Make the Most of Amazon  Mar 27, 2013 11:21 AM By Jennifer Artabane

It’s clear that the opportunity is there for third-party retailers, but there is a difference between listing your products on Amazon and being successful on Amazon. Oftentimes the difference for retailers lies in their ability to meet Amazon’s customer service expectations and increase their product visibility.

Tell-tale Signs You Need to Rethink Your Fulfillment Center  Mar 27, 2013 11:09 AM By Bill Leber

With U.S. ecommerce sales surpassing the $200 billion mark and projections of continued double-digit growth, it is increasingly important that multichannel retailers develop a process to integrate these channels and manage fulfillment efficiently and effectively. However, many retailers are busy on the front end optimizing their websites and stores.

Ship-To-Store In An Omnichannel World  Mar 26, 2013 8:36 PM By Daniela Forte

Ship-to-store gives the consumer options. It makes life easier for those who don’t want to pay shipping and handling charges and is a big part of the ominchannel world consumers are taking part in when they are shopping.

Best Practices in Combating Fraud  Mar 26, 2013 8:07 PM By Erin Lynch

Fraud is a major focus for today’s retailers. Not only will it affect your company’s bottom line, but if not handled correctly, can impact your customer’s trust in your brand.

SMS Still Rules Retail’s Reach  Mar 26, 2013 7:47 PM By Brendan O'Kane

Even with the rise of IP-based messaging apps such as iMessage, WhatsApp and Just.me, SMS remains ubiquitous largely because of its interoperability. It doesn’t suffer from the device and operating system fragmentation that beset the messaging apps. So, even though the IP-based apps are expected to catch up with their older cousin this year, SMS […]

The Looming Disruption of B2B Marketplaces  Mar 26, 2013 4:02 PM By Steven Kramer

The launch of AmazonSupply last April was touted by some industry experts as a win for B2B brands eager to claim their share of the online marketplace.

How Retailers Can Fight Fraud  Mar 26, 2013 1:53 PM By Erin Lynch

Shopping online is more popular than ever with consumers. Unfortunately, based on a 2012 LexisNexis “The True Cost of Fraud Study,”

Mobile Puts E-Tailers Right In Your Hands  Mar 25, 2013 5:54 PM By Daniela Forte

A recent study by Flurry showed that consumers’ use of various apps have increased by 132% over the course of a year.






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