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Shopping CartJun 01, 2013 4:24 PM By Ken Burke
Merchants must strike a balance between relevance and invasiveness when it comes to pinpointing products and offers based on location.
Shopping CartMay 30, 2013 5:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.
Shopping CartMay 21, 2013 8:26 PM By Daniela Forte
Google announced this week it would be retiring its Google Checkout in November of this year as the company transitions to Google Wallet, a platform enabling merchants to meet the demands of a multi-screen world where consumers shop in-store, at their desks and on their mobile devices, according to blog post by Google.
Shopping CartMay 06, 2013 8:55 PM By Erin Lynch
Shopping cart abandonment is a major concern in the ecommerce world. To help manage the problem, check out this infographic from Monetate for several tips on avoiding lost sales.
Shopping CartMay 06, 2013 5:22 PM By Daniela Forte
Make mom happy in three seconds this Mother’s Day. This infographic by Pythian, looks at online spending for Mother’s Day, why website speed matters and what an online retail site must do in under three seconds to avoid cart abandonment. According to the infographic, $152.52 is the average Mother’s Day order value. There are 121,951,299 Mother’s Day orders and $18.6 billion in online sales for Mother’s Day.
Shopping CartMay 02, 2013 6:55 PM By Erin Lynch
While retailers are obsessing over how to avoid cart abandonment, they might want to start looking at their home and product pages first in order to decrease early abandoners
Shopping CartApr 23, 2013 8:23 PM By Kyle Lacy
There were more than 1 billion smartphones in consumers’ pockets at the beginning of 2013, according to Forrester Research Inc.’s 2013 Mobile Trends for Marketers report in February. With the proliferation of smartphones, email will continue to become more customized to subscribers with mobile responsive email design. Social media continues to show promise with rising […]
Shopping CartApr 17, 2013 9:25 PM By Daniela Forte
Is there really a decline in the response rate for shopping cart abandonment emails? In a recent blog post on etailblog.com, here are five tips to ensure your shopping cart abandonment email will not go unnoticed.
Shopping CartApr 15, 2013 9:37 PM By Daniela Forte
Essence magazine has a new “Beauty Matchmaker” tool which helps women find foundations, lipsticks and eye shadows that complement their individual skin tones and color preferences, according to Mashable.com. Women are presented with various options from different retailers, including Sephora and Drugstore.com. They can add products to an on-site shopping cart and check out without […]
Shopping CartApr 02, 2013 8:19 PM By Erin Lynch
Tom Maryniarczyk, associate vice president of ecommerce analytics and promotions, at Sears Canada, shares his ideas on successful online merchandising and personalizing the online shopping experience.