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Though it’s easy to forget about the back door, it’s imperative that ecommerce retailers protect the administrative sections of their web content platforms. Fortunately, there are three steps retailers can take now – in advance of Black Friday – to protect their administrative pages.
While Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba reported that Singles Day 2014 – 11.11 – the world’s largest shopping day, brought in more than $9.3 billion in sales, up 62% from 2013, the global phenomenon has yet to make a significant impact in the U.S.
The bar for online ecommerce sites continues to rise, a result of growing demand amongst consumers for better, faster, more intuitive websites. See what this means for ecommerce retailers.
Handbag and lifestyle brand Hobo improves ecommerce sales and positions itself for future growth with WebLinc-powered site. The new site, www.HoboBags.com, uses responsive design to optimize the user experience for shoppers on smartphones, tablets or desktop computers.
Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a new survey.
Expanding a service it has offered here overseas, Amazon has launched same-day parcel pickup in the UK through its delivery partner Connect Group.
Concerning Alibaba’s global aspirations, the company has struck deals in 2014 with the French and Italian governments aimed at fostering ecommerce growth for merchants from those countries selling on Tmall, including providing them with enrollment support, online marketing and customer service support.
Jayson Humphrey, strategic partnership manager for ChannelAdvisor, offers key insights on how to create a winning strategy for online marketplaces.
As retailers continue to battle Amazon’s quick and cheap approach, omnichannel strategy is becoming an increasingly important weapon in their arsenal.
How old is your legacy ecommerce platform? For many retailers, their front-end and back-end platforms could be anywhere from 10 to 15 years old, leaving many in serious need of an overhaul.
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