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EcommerceAug 07, 2013 3:02 PM By Daniela Forte
Target announced this week it will be acquiring independent skin care ecommerce site DermStore Beauty Group. The acquisition will position Target to expand its share of evolving online beauty market and will further differentiate the company’s offerings, according to a press release from Target.
EcommerceAug 07, 2013 11:57 AM By Lisa Steinhart
Regardless of where you are in your ecommerce journey – just opening your first web store or upgrading your current platform to gain new functionality – Magento probably has an option for you. Magento has experienced great success and growth in recent years, which has led to a 26% share of the top 1 million […]
EcommerceAug 06, 2013 4:49 PM By Daniela Forte
Clothing and accessories merchant The Children’s Place apologized on social media this week for what many considered an offensive message on a girls’ t-shirt (See a sampling of tweets from outraged consumers here).
EcommerceAug 05, 2013 5:28 PM By Daniela Forte
Merchants today need to be focused on the user experience and the digital relationship with the merchant. In this video, Smartbear’s Ken Godskind discusses what merchants need to do to prepare their ecommerce sites for the 2013 holiday season.
EcommerceAug 05, 2013 5:03 PM By Erin Lynch
What a difference a year makes. J.C. Penney, which faced customer backlash, slumping sales, and the stepping down of CEO Ron Johnson, has now become one of the top online shopping destinations for back-to-school sales.
EcommerceAug 05, 2013 2:31 PM By Fred Lizza
The ship-from-store trend has been generating a huge amount of buzz in recent months. While major retailers are seeing big benefits such as improved customer satisfaction and shipping cost savings, it’s doesn’t mean smaller retailers should be excluded.
EcommerceAug 02, 2013 12:11 PM By Erin Lynch
Wayfair.com, an online home furnishing retailer, has announced the acqusition of lifestyle retailer DwellStudio for an undisclosed amount of money. Wayfair.com said the acquisition not only adds product design and development to the brand portfolio but also means the possibility of new product lines by the end of 2013.
EcommerceAug 01, 2013 2:40 PM By Erin Lynch
As we move closer to the 2013 holiday season, retailers are cautiously optimistic about consumer spending however they are expecting to see an uptick in the November and December months. Not surprisingly, retailers expect mobile to play an increased role in driving sales with minimal contributions from social media.
EcommerceAug 01, 2013 9:27 AM By Daniela Forte
Having video on your ecommerce site is the perfect selling tool, it not only will boost conversion rates, but also customer satisfaction, according to Dr. Melody King, vice president of marketing and sales for Treepodia.
EcommerceJul 31, 2013 2:41 PM By Erin Lynch
Even though a majority of merchants already have their back-to-school game plan in place, it’s still not too late to make the most out of the $72.5 billion shopping season.