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EcommerceJul 31, 2013 10:49 AM By Erin Lynch
As smartphones and tablets catch up to the desktop as a popular shopping device for consumers, more and more retailers are revamping their marketing strategies and ecommerce websites to include responsive design. But is that a good thing?
EcommerceJul 31, 2013 10:26 AM By Daniela Forte
What is the best way to reach and secure the anytime, anywhere consumer this holiday season? According to Branden Jenkins, general manager of etail and retail for NetSuite, the answer is omnichannel.
EcommerceJul 30, 2013 2:49 PM By Erin Lynch
Clothing retailer Hanes has announced that it will acquire intimate apparel retailer Maidenform to the tune of $575 million.
EcommerceJul 30, 2013 12:22 PM By Daniela Forte
It’s that time of year again, back-to-school, and according to the National Retail Federation families with school-age children will spend less this year.
EcommerceJul 30, 2013 10:12 AM By Erin Lynch
Thanks to laptops, smartphones and tablets, consumers are constantly connected no matter where they are. Which could be one of the main reasons why social sharing and social logins are becoming more popular among shoppers. Take a look at this infographic from Gigya to gain an inside look at how consumers use their social identities across the web and mobile devices.
EcommerceJul 29, 2013 4:51 PM By Daniela Forte
Omnichannel is all the buzz right now among consumers. In a recent one-on-one interview with Multichannel Merchant, Melanie Alavi, retail manager for UPS, explains why it is important more than ever for merchants to embrace the anytime, anywhere shopper.
EcommerceJul 29, 2013 1:28 PM By Daniela Forte
Hudson’s Bay Company announced on July 29 the acquisition of Saks, valued at $2.9 billion or $16 a share, according to a press release from Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Hudson’s Bay Company also owns Lord & Taylor and Home Outfitters.
EcommerceJul 27, 2013 9:39 PM By Ralph Dangelmeier
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.
EcommerceJul 26, 2013 11:47 AM By Daniela Forte
Survey results released today show that over four in ten (44 percent) consumers would shop more online if it were faster to make a purchase, while nearly three-quarters (72 percent) agree that the overall experience of surfing the web could be better.
EcommerceJul 26, 2013 10:49 AM By Erin Lynch
It might not sit high on the hierarchy of important things to tackle when it comes to all things ecommerce, but with 63% of consumers viewing the returns policy before making a purchase, merchant’s better start polishing up their returns plan.