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Vera Bradley announced that Thomas R. Giacalone has been named vice president of ecommerce, according to a press release.
At the core of the retail evolution, we have millennials and their peculiar, online, mobile shopping habits. They are forcing retailers to pivot—but whether millennials are good, bad or ugly for your business just might come down to how you choose to respond.
Shopping cart abandonment is one of the most frustrating things that can happen to an ecommerce company. To be so close to a sale only to lose it at the last minute is incredibly irritating – and incredibly common.
Beacon technology is at the top of the list of next “big ideas” for merchants. But to make the most of location-specific campaigns and analytics, retailers have to change the way they think about customer engagement.
Highlighting particular looks or themes, Rue La La’s DressingRoom will give members access to inspiration from necklaces to vases, and linens to maxidresses, to bring style to their closets and living rooms.
You wouldn’t normally think of cloud business management software in relation to coffee. But for San Francisco-based Philz Coffee, brewing a perfect cup of coffee very much depends on having the right data and processes in place.
Here’s something you don’t see every day – someone trading in her mortarboard for a proverbial executive cap. But four months after she began an internship with Bulu Box, Caitlin Bales became the company’s chief technology officer.
In addition to the 15 cities just announced, Amazon and the USPS plan to continue to roll out Sunday delivery to a large portion of the U.S. population this year.
Fiona Dias, chief strategy officer for ShopRunner, told Forbes the partnership will launch at the end of the year, making it easier for consumers in China to buy American brands.
Smartphones generated 29.3% of total online visits, up 45.0% from April 2013. The market share of non-mobile (desktop) visits decreased 22.3% from April 2013 to April 2014.