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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

SAP to Acquire hybris  Jun 06, 2013 12:59 PM By Erin Lynch

In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omnichannel technology company hybris.

Helping Others Purchase Through Chat  Jun 06, 2013 11:56 AM By Daniela Forte

We are all groupies to specific products we purchase or fans of brands we love, so why not help others?   Needle, a fan-based chat recruits fans of a particular brand or product who then help people make a purchase decision, according to their website.  These experts are compensated simply because they love the product that much. […]

3 Quick Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Rush  Jun 06, 2013 11:37 AM By Daniela Forte

The holiday shopping season will be approaching before we know it and if you are expecting an increase in traffic, Chris Kivlehan, vice president of account management for INetU, offered some hosting musts to prepare for the rush.

Samuels Jewelers Transforms Online and In-store Shopping Experience  Jun 06, 2013 9:52 AM By Erin Lynch

Samuels Jewelers has seen a conversion rate nearly three times higher for site search users compared to non-site search users after implementing a new site search system for all five of it’s ecommerce websites.

Making the Decision to Replatform  Jun 06, 2013 9:44 AM By Daniela Forte

Swapping out your first ecommerce platform and transitioning to a new one can be scary and daunting. So where do you begin?

10 Tips on SEO Tactics  Jun 06, 2013 9:39 AM By Daniela Forte

SEO is an important part of customer engagement and brand recognition. Adam Audette, president of Rimm-Kaufman Group offered these 10 tips on tried and true SEO tactics.

How to Improve Post-Sales Support through Mobile  Jun 05, 2013 2:55 PM By Jonathan Levitt

Mobile commerce has arrived. A surge in tablet adoption – with one-third of American consumers expected to own one by 2015 – and the near ubiquity of smartphones has created a tipping point for mobile retail. By the end 2017, mobile retail sales in the U.S. will reach $31B, up from $8B this year.

Several Retailers Named to the 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll  Jun 05, 2013 2:12 PM By Erin Lynch

Retailers including Amazon, American Greetings, and Ralph Lauren earned spots on the 2013 Online Trust Alliance Honor Roll report for their high scores in privacy, security, and consumer protection on their ecommerce sites.

Rakuten’s Non-traditional Business Model  Jun 05, 2013 12:27 PM By Daniela Forte

CEO and chairman, Hiroshi Mikitani, explained the non-traditional business model at Rakuten during the IRCE conference this week and reminded attendees while it’s easy to get stuck in the technology of your business, it really is all about your customers.

Al Gore Speaks at IRCE  Jun 05, 2013 12:05 PM By Daniela Forte

Former Vice President of United States Al Gore came to speak at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago this week where told attendees that the internet and ecommerce is the fastest growing industry of the world. He told attendees they ought to think globally, no matter what industry they are in.

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