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The best laid plans at times fall short without timely feedback loops using real-time data paired with rapid decision-making. Even top Internet Retailers struggle to map adequate bandwidth, resources and skillsets at critical holiday season. Many ecommerce companies have found an answer, they partner with knowledge processing outsourcing companies (KPOs).
Kitchen/home goods merchant Williams-Sonoma posted impressive numbers for its third quarter ended Oct. 28, punctuated by a 14.7% rise in direct-to-customer sales and a 16.7% increase in ecommerce revenue. Direct-to-customer sales accounted for 47% of the company’s total third-quarter revenue.
Not only is the Google PLA now the default format for Google Shopping; it has also become a standard ad format on the main Google search results pages for product related searches. Here’s how Google, in an effort to increase ad relevance for product related searches, now identifies what it thinks are searches for products using PLAs to deliver ads that contain pictures and prices.
One way to get more mileage out of your email outreach is to improve event-based email marketing. As with personalization and segmentation, even if your resources are limited you can start with a these three types of triggers.
Online giant Amazon.com launched Amazon Wine on Thursday
This holiday season, it will be more important than ever for businesses to be
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has extended its ecommerce reach to more than 100 countries, thanks to a partnership with FiftyOne Global Ecommerce. John Koryl, president of Neiman Marcus Direct, said the partnership with FiftyOne allows Neiman Marcus to
Hurricane Sandy has halted all online transactions at Flaghouse, a supplier of physical education, recreation, and therapy goods to professionals, since power has been knocked out at its Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. office.