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Shopping CartJan 13, 2014 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch
While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
Shopping CartJan 01, 2014 9:39 PM By Iman Sadreddin
Just as shoppers are shaking off their post-holiday cobwebs and vowing to stick with their New Year’s resolutions this year, retailers must also resolve to continue to stay fresh and innovative because that is what shoppers expect. Don’t let your website become stale. Here are 10 capabilities your ecommerce site must be able to do in 2014.
Shopping CartDec 03, 2013 3:30 PM By Ross Kramer
The top merchants continue to improve on adopting best practices in their shopping cart recovery tactics, but Listrak says there are a surprising number who are clearly missing opportunities, and literally leaving money on the table.
Shopping CartDec 03, 2013 12:11 PM By Tim Parry
Whether you are making enhancements to or rolling out a new or refreshed ecommerce site, it’s important to test that links work, buttons lead where they promise, and the coding does what it’s supposed to do.But even after an ecommerce site passes the QA tests, customers can still get frustrated with the user experience.In this […]
Shopping CartDec 03, 2013 7:35 AM By Tim Parry
Actually, shopping carts for the National Retail Federation’s Favorite 50 of 2013 fared pretty well, according to Cyber Monday shopping study conducted by UserTesting.com. Here’s the grades its 100 testers gave these 50 ecommerce sites.
Shopping CartNov 18, 2013 8:03 AM By Tim Parry
With billions of dollars worth of goods sold online, holiday season ecommerce has been very important to the economy. And it will only keep growing in the future. This infographic can help you design and execute your end-of-year campaigns.
Shopping CartOct 17, 2013 5:49 PM By Tim Parry
The add-to-cart button is probably the most important thing on a shopping site – so how do you get shoppers to drop products into their cart? Volusion took a look at the add-to-cart buttons of the top 50 ecommerce sites (i.e. Walmart, Zappos, eBay, Amazon) to see how they’ve designed their buttons to entice shoppers to do just that. So what color, wording and design work best?
Shopping CartSep 21, 2013 4:26 PM By Darrell Benatar
Usability testing can help store owners improve their shopping carts to eliminate any anxiety or confusion throughout the checkout process and lead customers seamlessly through the conversion funnel. To help owners utilize usability testing to beat the shopping cart abandonment average, we’ve pulled together this list of the top five user testing tips for ecommerce.
Shopping CartSep 18, 2013 11:00 AM By Tim Parry
Shopping cart abandonment remains a major challenge for merchants, with the average online shopping cart abandonment rate at 75%. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win a cart abandoner back and convert him into a buyer.
Shopping CartJul 31, 2013 2:41 PM By Erin Lynch
Even though a majority of merchants already have their back-to-school game plan in place, it’s still not too late to make the most out of the $72.5 billion shopping season.