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EcommerceMay 22, 2016 7:58 AM By Sam Cinquegrani
Smartphone operating systems have had the capability of promoting mobile commerce through such technologies as Google Wallet, Apple Pay and iBeacon, which have been around for years. Yet very little has been done to improve mobile commerce. Does it have to do with the limitations of the smartphone, and the lack of acceptable user experience?
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 5:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Ecommerce-only luxury denim seller DSTLD has seen the benefits of outsourcing its operations, including returns, allowing it to focus on growing its brand. See how the company transitioned from operating its own facility, saving on shipping and giving its customers hassle-free returns.
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 2:42 PM By MCM Staff
Rue La La Chairman Michael Rubin announced the appointment of Mark McWeeny as Chief Executive Officer. See what this will mean for the brand.
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 12:35 PM By MCM Staff
DIY kit service MakersKit has launched a subscription box service, MakersKit Monthly, which will contain a monthly featured DIY project for $24 a month.
EcommerceMay 17, 2016 9:44 AM By Tim Parry
Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin shared a dirty little secret with CNBC reporter Courtney Reagan as the two shared the main stage at Shoptalk on Tuesday, May 17. Men don’t like to shave. Here’s how Dubin transformed his 5-year-old company from a commodity into a lifestyle brand that has got men on board with personal grooming.
EcommerceMay 13, 2016 9:28 AM By Jason Jaynes
While an online store might be driving solid revenue, there’s still a huge potential sales loss due to shopping cart abandonment. A major challenge for ecommerce stores, shopping cart abandonment is when a consumer adds to their cart but never makes it past the checkout line, occurring at a shocking average of more than 68 percent of all shopping sessions. Here are the top 10 tips for converting shopping cart bails into sales.
EcommerceMay 13, 2016 6:57 AM By Adam Long
If you ask an ecommerce professional to list the most important skills in their industry, writing may not be at the top of the list. But well-written copy is essential to the business, both for describing products and reaching out to customers.
EcommerceMay 12, 2016 5:50 PM By Tim Parry
The role of retail shopping is shifting, and that is why it is vital for retailers to put themselves in the position of meeting the customers’ demands. This resulting report by the e-tailing group and Multichannel Merchant takes take an in-depth look at unified commerce and how you can make it work for your brand.
EcommerceMay 12, 2016 3:57 PM By Mike O'Brien
Looking to increase traffic on its marketplace, eBay is making it easier for members to sell their stuff by dropping it off at 1,600 FedEx stores through a new partnership with the carrier. Learn more about this arrangement and what it means for sellers and eBay.
EcommerceMay 12, 2016 3:28 PM By Mike O'Brien
Again taking square aim at Amazon Prime, Walmart plans to offer free two-day shipping as part of its $50 a year ShippingPass program. See what else the retail giant has in the works as it looks to gain ground against its online rival.