TechnologyJul 10, 2013 3:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Wired has posted a new video introducing the ecommerce world to a few members of the robotic workforce at the Quiet Logistics order fulfillment center in Devens, Mass. According to the video, the robots, which have names such as Peanut Botter, Botter Rum, Juke Bot, Bot-B-Q, and Walter CaBot IV, require a five minute recharge every hour and have a 99.94% accuracy rate.
TechnologyJul 10, 2013 11:12 AM By Erin Lynch
When Trainers Warehouse first launched in 1993 the most popular marketing tactic was the catalog. But when president Sue Landay decided to launch a sister retailer, Office Oxygen, earlier this year she quickly realized the power social media can have on brand exposure.
TechnologyJul 02, 2013 3:17 PM By Erin Lynch
Logging on a retail site should be fast, easy, and stress-free but it can be more of a juggling act for consumers who can’t remember their passwords and ultimately leaving a site. In fact, according to a recent survey, of those users who do not remember their information, 70% will leave. But retailers and shoppers found a new and faster way to stay engaged: the social login.
TechnologyJul 02, 2013 10:10 AM By Erin Lynch
The modern day consumer is constantly connected no matter where they shop. It could be by using their smartphone to showroom in store, reading an email on a mobile device, or by interacting with a brand on Facebook. Even though a consumer is always connected to the digital world, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are connecting with your brand the way you’d like.
TechnologyJul 01, 2013 1:43 PM By Erin Lynch
The United States Postal Service expects to see real time tracking in all 67 of its districts by the end of 2013. The move was generated to give “piece of mind” to both the customer and the shipper with 15-minute real time package tracking.
TechnologyJun 28, 2013 2:13 PM By Daniela Forte
U.S. online retail sales are expected to reach $370 billion by 2017. Between 2012 and 2014, ecommerce growth has seen a 13% hike and 20% of online purchases are made after surfing social media, according to this infographic by National Positions.
TechnologyJun 27, 2013 2:38 PM By Richard Harris
De-averaging helps assure that your product recommendations will deliver lift because that single best answer just isn’t as relevant to all customers.
TechnologyJun 19, 2013 4:03 PM By Erin Lynch
When it comes to the buying preferences of B2B shoppers, suppliers need to start creating an online shopping experience similar to those in the B2C world. Translation: B2B websites need to be easy to use.
TechnologyJun 19, 2013 11:55 AM By Erin Lynch
Amazon has teamed up with Facebook and launched a new program that allows users of both services to band together to surprise friends on their birthday with an Amazon gift card.
TechnologyJun 18, 2013 11:05 AM By Daniela Forte
While many businesses small and large are talking about and worrying about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), what do you really know about it?