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In a video blog from ProMat 2013, Intelligrated CEO Chris Cole reflects on conversations on the show floor. Key topics of discussion include the impact of multichannel retail on distribution and fulfillment operations and continued focus on upgrading aging equipment for increased productivity.
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Nearly half of online purchases in studied categories resulted from showrooming. Significantly, nearly a quarter of these online shoppers intended to buy their item in the store, but ultimately purchased online – primarily due to price and convenience.
If a customer buys a qualifying item at a Target store and then finds the identical item for less in the following week’s Target circular or within seven days on Target.com, Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Bestbuy.com or Toysrus.com or in a local competitor’s printed ad, Target will match the price.
Old-school catalogers can learn a few lessons from an ecommerce pure-play’s annual holiday-season venture into print. Here are three key takeaways from this blog post about online photo printing and photo products seller Snapfish’s holiday catalog, written by Bill LaPierre for Datamann’s blog.
Sales figures from the 2012 holiday shopping season paint a conflicting picture of the robustness of consumer spending and its impact on the economy. Retail analyst Dana Telsey discusses the holiday season on CBS This Morning.
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.
Consumers are craving speed when it comes to shopping with their mobile phone or conducting in-store research, according to a new study conducted by Moosylvania, and retailers need to be ready to oblige.