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EcommerceSep 13, 2013 10:52 AM By Erin Lynch
If the forecasting of a recent Monetate report is accurate, marketers might want to revise their ecommerce email plan since its influence rate is starting to dip with consumers. But the forecast isn’t all bad news, according to the report, not only is social traffic on the rise for consumers but tablets should outpace smartphones this year.
EcommerceSep 10, 2013 11:50 AM By Ralph Crabtree
Here’s the challenge: no clicks are generated when a brick-and-mortar shopper steps into a store or stops at a display, and data capture is not simple or straightforward. How do retailers address this?
EcommerceSep 10, 2013 11:37 AM By Erin Lynch
A recent survey of 6,000 online shoppers has found that the number one most important factor when it comes to defining and offering a positive ecommerce shopping experience all comes down to customer service. So what can you do to improve your online shopping experience? It’s all about contact options such as live chat, click-to-call, and video chat in the contact center.
EcommerceSep 10, 2013 10:51 AM By Daniela Forte
After launching an ecommerce site with hopes of expanding its customer base, Stein Mart may face some fulfillment challenges with the launch.
EcommerceSep 09, 2013 9:48 AM By Debra Ellis
The addition of ratings to search results can stop prospective buyers before they visit the website or store. The best marketing message on an optimized website and top notch customer service have no effect if people stay away. Here’s how you can build and manage your company’s reputation.
EcommerceSep 06, 2013 11:08 AM By Erin Lynch
Outdoor apparel and gear retailer, REI, has named Jerry Stritzke as the company’s president and CEO following an extensive national search. Prior to joining REI, Stritzke was the president and COO at Coach but resigned on September 2.
EcommerceSep 03, 2013 3:17 PM By Daniela Forte
Showrooming has been the big catch phrase this year for many crosschannel merchants, but should it be a concern for them? Jim Okamura, managing partner of Okamura Consulting, said in a recent interview at IRCE 2013, that in general it is a threat to most crosschannel merchants.
EcommerceSep 03, 2013 2:08 PM By Daniela Forte
Lowe’s Companies announced the completion of its acquisition of Orchard Supply Hardware on Aug. 30. The acquisition, which includes 72 Orchard Supply stores, is valued at $205 million, according to a press release.
EcommerceAug 30, 2013 12:12 PM By Erin Lynch
Amazon has been making major investments domestically and internationally to its fulfillment operations. In fact, since 2010 alone, Amazon has invested $14 billion in building new warehouses and hiring additional back-end staff all in an effort to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible.
EcommerceAug 29, 2013 5:27 PM By Daniela Forte
There are different ways merchants can attract the mobile shopper, but it may take a little work. In a recent interview at IRCE 2013, Ken Burke, founder and executive chairman of Marketlive, offered 5 ways merchants can begin attracting consumers via mobile devices.
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