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Amazon Ups Ante by Offering Free Same-Day Delivery  May 29, 2015 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Not to be outdone by Walmart, Amazon announced it will make 1 million items available for free same-day shipping to Prime members in 14 metro markets.

Pitney Bowes to Acquire Competitor Borderfree  May 05, 2015 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

Pitney Bowes Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Borderfree.

6 Questions to Ask When Re-Platforming Your Ecommerce Site  May 04, 2015 12:48 PM By Russell Simmonds

When re-platforming to an existing ecommerce site, whether to improve performance, boost sales or optimize customer experience, many areas demand attention. Here are six key questions to consider when in the process of looking for the best hosting partner for your ecommerce business.

Bigcommerce Acquires Retail POS Provider Zing  Apr 30, 2015 9:44 AM By Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce platform company Bigcommerce announced it has acquired Zing, a provider of mobile retail technologies.

Magento Launches Ecommerce Program for SMBs  Mar 25, 2015 10:08 AM By Tim Parry

Good news for small- and medium-size retailers left in the dark with the impending shutdown of Amazon Webstore: eBay Enterprise has announced the availability of its new Magento Small Business program to help emerging businesses quickly deploy affordable online Magento storefronts.

How to Choose Your Next Ecommerce Platform  Mar 16, 2015 12:25 PM By Daniela Forte

As the demand for a faster and greater experience continues to rise from shoppers, it’s making retailers think more intuitively about their ecommerce platforms, and what they have to offer.

Apple Watch will be a Mobile Payments Game-changer  Mar 11, 2015 1:53 PM By MCM Staff

The long-awaited Apple Watch was unveiled on Monday, and Apple hopes wearers of the luxury time-piece will use it, among other things, as a mobile wallet. See what impact Apple Watch will have on mobile payments.

Chico’s FAS to Close 120 Stores, Lay Off 240  Mar 05, 2015 11:05 AM By Mike O'Brien

In order to rationalize costs and focus more on omnichannel, Chico’s FAS plans to close 120 locations through 2017, including 35 this year.

Optimizing Your Ecommerce Site for Impulse Sales  Mar 03, 2015 9:36 AM By Joe Rodriguez

Whether it’s for an upcoming birthday, anniversary, or holiday, knowing when to post can bring a tremendous advantage to your business. Let’s explore how we can utilize some best practices for enabling and optimizing for impulse shopping on your ecommerce site.

Jet.com Is an Ecommerce David Taking on Amazon’s Goliath  Jan 30, 2015 1:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Jet.com, a disruptive startup based in Montclair, NJ, is going after Amazon by taking a new approach that allows sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on price by using a system that finds and exploits cost efficiencies in the ecommerce fulfillment process.






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