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?
TechnologyJun 18, 2013 10:51 AM By Erin Lynch
While mobile traffic is becoming a major player when it comes to ecommerce, nearly half of the small retailers out there are unaware of exactly how much traffic is coming from smartphones or tablets.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 8:43 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
RetailMeNot announced Monday that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Series 1 common stock.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 7:57 PM By Tim Parry
Want to get your site ready for the Holiday season? Test, test and test.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 4:45 PM By Daniela Forte
The use of Facebook and Twitter may have peaked over the past year, with Facebook remaining the most popular social media site used by merchants at 86.9% followed by Twitter at 71.4%, according to results from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013 report on Ecommerce. Both of these percentages are flat compared to the 2012-13 survey figures.
TechnologyJun 17, 2013 4:04 PM By Daniela Forte
Retail executives are expected to spend capital in 2013 to expand growth in some key areas including technology over the next year. Furthermore, social media, mobile along with online promotions and coupons are the technology-related trends having a significant impact on the retail industry in 2013, according to the 2013 Retail Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP.