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Aligning IT and Business Goals with Web Performance Initatives  Mar 30, 2015 9:04 AM By Mehdi Daoudi

It’s not that the customers’ web performance needs should take a backseat; rather, their needs will be better served if the business and IT teams are able to meet their goals in the fastest and most efficient manner possible. Here are four steps that any online retailer can take to accomplish this.

Amazon Expands Prime Now to Dallas  Mar 26, 2015 12:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Days after going into Baltimore and Miami, Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery is available in Dallas; Amazon also faulted the FAA on slow drone approval.

Target Banking on $2.2 Billion Technology Investment  Mar 11, 2015 1:35 PM By Daniela Forte

Target outlined plans for $2 billion to $2.2 billion in capital expenditures this year, with $1 billion going to technology investments including its supply chain and inventory management systems.

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.

Blue and Black or White and Gold? What Does it Mean for Retailers?  Feb 27, 2015 10:32 AM By Tim Parry

Is the dress blue and black or white and gold? Should consumers adjust their settings, or do retailers need to fine-tune their game?

Smart Card Technology Will Affect Your Fraud Prevention Strategy  Feb 24, 2015 8:01 AM By Tim Russo

EMV smart-chip cards made standard in Europe will soon make their way to the U.S., impacting your fraud prevention strategy. As smart cards become standard in the U.S., forward thinking ecommerce merchants must prepare for the coming increase in online fraud.

Cool New Technology Showcased at eTail West  Feb 22, 2015 1:00 PM By Tim Parry

Sure, there were things like mimosa breaks and Xbox tournaments to lure eTail West attendees into the Solutions Zone. But attendees also made the most of their time at eTail West and met with their current and potential new technology vendors out on the show floor. Here’s a look at 6 eTail West 2015 vendors who stood out in the pack.

Data Security, Omnichannel Initiatives Top Retail CIOs’ Priority Lists  Feb 19, 2015 9:35 AM By Tim Parry

According to an NRF/Forrester survey, managing data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, with 97% of surveyed business leaders placing it at the top of their 2015 priority lists.

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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