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EcommerceDec 18, 2013 1:31 PM By Daniela Forte
Staples Europe announced the launch of its new websites in both Germany and Netherlands. The newer websites are offering consumers a fresher look and feel and many new features to improve the overall multichannel shopping experience, according to a press release.
EcommerceDec 18, 2013 1:20 PM By MCM Staff
With six less shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, 87% of shoppers said in a recent PriceGrabber survey that they will conduct most of their holiday shopping in December. Why? According to the survey, because that is when consumers believe they will find the best deals and discounts.
EcommerceDec 18, 2013 12:15 PM By Tim Parry
For the first time ever, the most recent workweek saw five individual days eclipse $1 billion in spending, led by Green Monday with $1.4 billion.
EcommerceDec 18, 2013 8:04 AM By Tim Parry
In five years, new innovations will make buying local du jour once again, according to IBM’s 8th-annual IBM 5 in 5 list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years. Here’s why IBM predicts the decline of ecommerce and the rebirth of the in-store shopping experience.
EcommerceDec 17, 2013 7:36 PM By Anthony Nicalo
All kinds of merchants are doing a fantastic job on mobile. Look at the smartphone experience offered by Starbucks, or the way that Lululemon goes mobile first. Mobile represents a challenge, but it’s also a huge opportunity.
EcommerceDec 17, 2013 12:58 PM By Daniela Forte
Mobile holiday shopping has increased 80% over 2012 with nearly 20% of sales coming from mobile devices, according to a press release.A recent survey by Tripwire, Inc., found that consumers are not concerned about security as they are about convenience.
EcommerceDec 17, 2013 11:59 AM By Erin Lynch
Monday marked the biggest shipping day of the year for UPS as they geared up and shipped out 34 million packages. So how exactly does UPS handle this organized chaos? Take a look at this video to get a firsthand look inside the busy shipping day of the year.
EcommerceDec 16, 2013 1:29 PM By Daniela Forte
The act of showrooming is seeing a growth that cuts across a variety of demographic segments, according to the Holidays Retail Trends study by CFI Group. This is due in part to mobile technology, and practiced by a majority of consumers whether they intend to or not.
EcommerceDec 16, 2013 11:38 AM By Daniela Forte
Amazon is working to expand its consumer packaged goods market and take on warehouse club stores like Costco and Walmart’s Sam’s Club with its new business the Pantry, according to a report by USA Today.
EcommerceDec 12, 2013 4:19 PM By Erin Lynch
With the addition of three new distribution centers in California, Atlanta, and Ohio, Home Depot announced plans on Dec. 11 to develop same-day shipping capabilities.
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