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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

Thanksgiving Becomes the 3rd Biggest U.S. Ecommerce Shopping Day  Nov 19, 2015 9:50 AM By MCM Staff

Despite a backlash against Thanksgiving Day sales events in brick and mortar stores, U.S. consumers have made it their third biggest ecommerce shopping day. Which day of the year is the top ecommerce day in the U.S.? You’ll be surprised…

How Retailers Need to Adapt to Millennial Shoppers  Nov 18, 2015 11:25 AM By Daniela Forte

Millennials are driving a new era of demand for digital performance excellence. Eighty-one percent of millennial-age smartphone and/or tablet owners across all countries say they will abandon transactions and shop elsewhere if a mobile site or app is is buggy, slow or prone to crashes.

Why Smart Retailers Aren’t Waiting To Hit ‘SEND’ On Holiday Promotions  Nov 18, 2015 10:30 AM By Stephanie Capretto

What started as Cyber Monday – when shoppers returned to their desktops at work on Monday with items still on their holiday lists – quickly became Cyber Week, a week-long marathon of savings (and spending). Digital interactions – estimated to impact 64% of all in-store retail sales by the end of 2015 – certainly played a role in this shift.

How an Online Strategy Can Help Your Brick-and-Mortar Store This Holiday Season  Nov 17, 2015 4:58 PM By Adrian Pike

While consumers may wince at earlier-than-ever Christmas displays in department stores–or rejoice the highly anticipated holiday-themed drinks– the holiday season sneaks up earlier every year.

A Pop-Up Holiday: The Resurgence and Relevance of Brick and Mortar  Nov 17, 2015 2:57 PM By Carl Prindle

The blue and yellow Blockbuster logo once was as familiar a site as the green and white of the Starbucks emblem today seen across the country. Its disappearance is both a reflection of progress and a reminder of the impact the Internet has had on brick and mortar retailers.

5 Ecommerce Trends That Will Be Game Changers in 2016  Nov 17, 2015 2:28 PM By Tara Sporrer

Ecommerce sales continue to grow, generating over $300 billion in the U.S. alone this year. Yet ecommerce still remains a small percent of overall retail sales at approx. 10%. So what can multichannel and ecommerce retailers do to increase their online sales?

5 Reasons You Need to Follow Tim Parry on Twitter  Nov 17, 2015 11:13 AM By MCM Staff

Mike O’Brien isn’t the only Multichannel Merchant editor you need to follow on Twitter, no sir. We definitely think you should also follow our Managing Editor, Tim Parry, too!

Borrow B2C Website Features to Enhance Your B2B Ecommerce Site  Nov 16, 2015 3:44 PM By Archana Yenna

The B2B and B2C markets operate in contrast to each other. In general, B2B buyers are more knowledgeable of the products they buy and better understand the value associated with it. B2B buyers must also be more thorough in the buying process to make sure they are making a purchase that will benefit their business, […]

5 Tips for Ecommerce Success this Holiday Season  Nov 16, 2015 12:23 PM By Karen Miranda

The big holidays are just around the corner for us. It’s that time of year that those who work in online retail and ecommerce management both love and hate in equal measure, but when you get it right, it’s hands-down the most rewarding and lucrative time of the year.

Baudville Selects the WebLinc Commerce Platform for Multi-Site Capabilities  Nov 12, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

Baudville has chosen the WebLinc Commerce Platform to rebuild the sites for two of its primary brands, and

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