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By now, most retailers have finalized their e-commerce site code for the holiday shopping season and have completed testing to ensure fast, reliable end-user experiences that drive conversions. But, there are ways (and still time, though fleeting) for retailers to proactively protect themselves as much as possible, through the following three techniques.
Is this the last-ever year Black Friday, or is the end of America's biggest shopping day nothing but speculation? Click here and find out how the role of Black Friday is changing, and other news that shaped the week.
Broadly speaking, dynamic pricing is a pricing strategy in which businesses set their prices based on market conditions. It simply allows buyers to better assess their options, and it leaves control in the hands of the buyer.
Don't miss your chance to speak at Growing Global 2016 this April in Cincinnati! Growing Global is Multichannel Merchant's cross-border focused event that specifically covers the unique challenges of the merchant who sells to an international audience. Here's your chance, as a global ecommerce thought leader, to share with the industry and engage with peers and partners. ...
Amidst a year of market-moving news coming out of China, no shortage of attention has been paid..
Omnichannel Returns Can Grow Revenue, Enhance Customer Experience A StellaService report finds merchants are not using all the revenue generation and..
Dematic to Acquire Reddwerks Supply chain automation firm Dematic plans to acquire warehouse execution system (WES)..
Week in Review: Is Black Friday's Demise Over Exaggerated? Is this the last-ever year Black Friday, or is the end of America's biggest shopping day nothing..
Canadian Shoppers Won't Bring the U.S. a Boost on Black Friday or Cyber Monday Canadian shoppers love a good deal, so much so over 1.2 million people are planning to call in..
Thanksgiving Becomes the 3rd Biggest U.S. Ecommerce Shopping Day Despite a backlash against Thanksgiving Day sales events in brick and mortar stores, U.S...
Millennials More Interested in Same-Day Delivery from Online Retailers A survey by Bizrate Insights has found that Millennials are the most interested in..
USPS Parcel Growth Continues, As Mail Volume Drops, Loss Declines The USPS reported a 14.1% increase in package volume, and an 11.1% increase in shipping and..
Week in Review: Holiday Faux Pas Aplenty This past week, there have been three separate instances of retail brands who ran into social..
Baudville Selects the WebLinc Commerce Platform for Multi-Site Capabilities Baudville has chosen the WebLinc Commerce Platform to rebuild the sites for two of its..
Gen Z is the nation’s first to be born into the digital era and makes up America’s..
Black Friday is a Mobile Commerce Holiday With people using their mobile devices for planning, showrooming, coupon cutting, and just..
3 Last-Minute Tips to Optimize for Black Friday and Cyber Monday By now, most retailers have finalized their e-commerce site code for the holiday shopping season..
Achieving Profitable Fulfillment: 5 Questions to Consider What is an optimal order fulfillment strategy to deploy in your organization? Since we are..
5 Reasons You Need to Follow Tim Parry on Twitter Mike O’Brien isn’t the only Multichannel Merchant editor you need to follow on Twitter, no sir...
Savvy Western Brands Win Big on Singles Day Singles Day 2015 recently came and went, and more than a few Western retailers are surely envious..
5 Tips for Ecommerce Success this Holiday Season The big holidays are just around the corner for us. It’s that time of year that those who work..
Blurring the Lines Between Retail and Ecommerce The challenge of blurring the lines between retail and ecommerce is magnified during the..
5 Reasons You Must Follow Mike O'Brien on Twitter These days our Senior Editor Mike O'Brien is plenty busy doing many things for Multichannel..
What We've Learned from Singles Day 2015 Rumor of a weak Chinese economy may have been greatly exaggerated: Singles Day 2015 came in like..
Millennials are driving a new era of demand for digital performance excellence. Eighty-one..
2015 Retail Trends Every Marketer Should Know By the end of 2015, 64% of all in-store sales will be influenced by digital. In 2014,...
Best Practices to Boost Your Customer Service Across Channels In today's retail economy, customers have high expectations. Excellent customer service starts...
Mastering Omnichannel B2B Customer Engagement Today's B2B buyers increasingly adopting digital throughout every stage of the customer journey....
Here Are The 2015 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for UPS, FedEx, and the USPS A busy holiday season is a good thing for any ecommerce business. Orders flow in and revenues...
Black Friday: Boom or Bust? A survey by JDA recently found that over 50% consumers who had an issue with home delivery of...
Top 10 Visual Commerce Trends for 2016 With billions of images shared daily, consumers now have more opportunities to share and...
There Are No Excuses for Lousy Conversions on Mobile With the holiday season rapidly approaching, consumers are constantly on the go - so that is...
Embracing the Retail Disruptions This Holiday Season This infographic highlights what retailers need to be aware of as the holiday shopping...
3 Tricks to Boost Halloween Sales Halloween is just around the corner and its not just a holiday for the candy industry, but for...
Macy's Reports Only 35% of Shoppers Will Shop Online Macy's announced findings from their holiday survey of more than 5,000 Macy's shoppers. See...
What is an optimal order fulfillment strategy to deploy in your organization? Since we are..
B2B Ecommerce Can't Completely Copy its B2C Counterparts The notion of consumerization of B2B ecommerce comes up a lot because B2B customers are..
The Federal Purchase Card: Still a Viable Procurement Method for B2B Over the past decade we have seen a shift, and those companies not carrying any government..
European Engineers Embrace Digi-Key for Online Component Sales Digi-Key, a full-service provider of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in..
GENCO Marketplace Launches Redesigned Website GENCO Marketplace, America's largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements..
11 Steps to a Successful B2B Email Marketing Campaign Balancing the logistics and creativity required for effective B2B email marketing is both a..
Localized Sales Help Fuel Digi-Key's 2014 European Sales Growth Digi-Key attributes this 26% sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales..
B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C B2B ecommerce has grown at a faster sales pace than B2C, according to Epsilon's 2014..
Why Manufacturers Can No Longer Afford to Wait to Sell Direct to Customer Despite the selling advantages and business opportunities associated with going direct,..
How an Ecommerce Presence Helped Tacoma Screw Grow An ecommerce presence has given Tacoma Screw a dive into a bigger market than it had. It once had..
How can retailers can overcome obstacles and take advantage of large global ecommerce..
Why Communication Breakdowns Cramp Omnichannel's Style In this video taken at Shop.org 2015, StellaService Co-Founder and CEO Jordy Leiser talks..
Why Mobile Commerce Went from Slow Progression to Fast Domination Thanks to bigger screens and better user experiences, Bill Siwicki, the Vice President of..
Will Singles Day Be a Bust for U.S. Retailers? Singles Day 2015 may not be big for U.S. retailers. ChannelAdvisor executive chairman Scot..
Optimizing Your Online Returns In our new video, learn why merchandise returns have become so important for retailers in..
Why You Should Use Third-Parties to Enter Cross-Border Ecommerce U.S.-based ecommerce merchants have to figure out how to take this very small part of its..
Achieving Omnichannel Visibility in the Supply Chain Bala Ganesh, Director of Retail Marketing at UPS, talks candidly about how..
Meeting Your Customer's Expectations This Holiday Season Are you ready what your customers are expecting for holiday 2015? In this video, Ian..
Going Mobile to Capture the Impulse Buyer Today's impulse buyers are armed with smartphones. And if your ecommerce site is..
Growing your Global Presence Means Going with the Business Flow Global consumer products manufacturer Newell Rubbermaid grows its global ecommerce presence..
Why Retailers are Slow to Go Omnichannel Retailers throw out the term omnichannel like every merchant is offering their customers the..